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November 6th, 2010It’s already November! Where did the semester go? Final exams are quickly approaching and I am definitely not ready yet. I remember this time last year I was a complete mess. I was so nervous about outlines, exams, and the whole process I could barely think straight. I’ve talked to a couple of current 1Ls and they seem so calm, cool, and collected; I don’t get it! Either they put up an excellent front in an attempt to not let th...
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Blog Entry 86

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October 28th, 2010Dessert with the Dean- Town Hall Meeting Yesterday the Dean of our school graciously took time out of his schedule to have a round table discussion with students.  The President of each class made a dessert for the student body (I made chocolate chip cookies) and we all gathered together in a casual, intimate setting with Dean Semple. He was the only administrator present so students could feel free to voice any concerns o...
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Blog Entry 85

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October 25th, 2010While in law school, you’re required to take a seminar class and write a lengthy paper making an original argument. I chose to take my seminar class this semester (mostly because it was a class I was actually able to get into). Each semester different seminar topics are offered but the one I am in is International Human Rights. After much research, I decided to write my paper on female circumcision. I spent hours working on it t...
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Blog Entry 84

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October 18th, 2010There is a lot of exciting stuff going on around the law school this week! The monthly SBA meeting is this Wednesday at 4:30. The entire school is welcome to attend (and there is free food). After the SBA meeting there will be Criminal Law Panel hosted by Delta Theta Phi International Law Fraternity. The panel will include the Honorable Robert Costello, Magistrate in the 36th District Court; Mr. Vince Van Tiem, Law Offices of V...
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Blog Entry 83

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October 13th, 2010It feels like winter this morning, two days ago it felt like summer, where did Fall go? I hope we’re not going to skip right over that season! The only good thing about having a long drive to school is that my car gets nice and toasty. In high school I lived so close to school I was still frozen by the time I got there. There’s a guest speaker later today at school that I plan to go see. He’s an international human rights attor...
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Blog Entry 82

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October 6th, 2010It’s always something… I wouldn’t say that I’m an accident prone person, but I will say that I am a person who gets herself in situations where it makes people usually respond with “how? Wait what? I swear…only you Ashley…”  I have a class canceled tomorrow which I am ecstatic about; however, I’ll be spending the free time in the doctor’s office. Let me share with you why…. About a month ago I woke up with pink swollen itc...
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Blog Entry 81

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October 4th, 2010I don’t know if everyone would agree, but so far this semester I have found it to be significantly easier than first year. Well, I should rephrase that; if I weren’t working, I would find this semester to be significantly easier than last year. I did take a summer class so my load isn’t quite as heavy as it would be otherwise, but still I feel if I wasn’t working I’d have plenty of time to stay on top of everything in all of my c...
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Blog Entry 80

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September 30th, 2010Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad! Thirty years ago my parents started dating and twenty six years ago they got married. It truly is an accomplishment nowadays; it’s not too often that you see people staying together that long anymore and still be happy! Today we had our second 2L board meeting of the year. We’re planning to volunteer at the Boys and Girls Club this semester and at Children’s Hospital.  In addition, we’re h...
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Blog Entry 79

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September 26th, 2010I made the drive downtown this weekend to study at school for a change of pace and after I get there I discover the internet is down and won’t be fixed any time soon. What a wasted trip downtown! Since I was already downtown, I went and studied at Wayne State’s Medical School.   My weekend consisting of babysitting, studying, cooking, cleaning, laundry and catching up on some much needed sleep! I’m sad how quickly th...
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Blog Entry 78

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September 20th, 2010There’s not a lot going on today, so this will be short and sweet. It was nearly impossible to get out of bed this morning; Mondays are always tough, but this was exceptionally hard. My weekend was pretty boring and consisted mostly of studying which is exactly what I needed. Mondays are my long days so I’m just trying to make it through; my big plans tonight consist of going to the grocery store, woo! I know, I live a wild an...
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