The Law School Magazine  ·  Spring 2010

Jonathan Peters

 

Student Perspective: Bringing You Back As Graduation Approaches, Looking Back While Moving On


I’ve written dozens of columns about law school in general, and you might expect me here to wax nostalgic.  It would be hard, though, for me to do that—to say I’ll miss law school, at least unconditionally. I didn’t have a terrible time here...
2010, Spring

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Student Perspective: Scare you to death, work you to death, bore you to death?


When I decided to attend law school, my family and friends were happy for me — they hoped the experience would make me respectable or wise or something like that (talk about wishful thinking). Attorneys, however, weren’t so excited. They listened...
2009, Fall

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Student Perspective: 3L Year Comes With New Interests, Career Goals


The first two years of law school are not unlike Ferdinand Magellan’s storied voyage.  (Bear with me.)  As a 1L, I walked into Drinko Hall with a plan: I would specialize in First Amendment and constitutional law, and I would graduate and follow ...
2009, Summer

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Student Perspective: Law School Remains Mixture of Expected, Unexpected


I wrote in my first All Rise column that law school is what I expected — and it’s not what I expected. That continues to be true: the whole experience has endowed me with an appreciation for surprises. The Whole is Greater than its Parts I spent ...
2009, Spring

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Student Perspective: Summer Internship Provides Perspective, Humility


“[Roger] Faulkenberry sold to the investing public a bill of goods. He made material misrepresentations about what he was selling, about the health of the company. He knew the problems that arose with the scheme and he knew about the falsified repo...
2009, Winter

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Student Perspective: The First Day of Law School


Flipping my desk calendar from October to November left me uneasy, even queasy – and not because I hate cranberries and pilgrim hats.  In fact, I have a weakness for cranberries and refuse to eat them unless I’m wearing a pilgrim hat.  But that...
2008, Spring

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Student Perspective: The First Day of Law School


Editors Note: In the spirit of keeping alumni abreast of the College’s environment, we’ve asked 1L Jonathan Peters to detail his personal experience throughout his first year in law school.  Jonathan will continue to welcome our alumni into his ...
2007, Fall

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