Saturday, March 30, 2013

Would you spend $100,000 to go to chess school?


Money Quote: "Law schools reported that 56.2 percent of the 46,364 graduates from the Class of 2012 were employed in long-term, full-time positions where passage of the bar exam was required, compared with 54.9 percent for the class of 2011 — a 1.3 percentage point increase."

Perhaps we scam bloggers should start thinking that the glass is half full!

New Book Questions Preferential Legal Treatment of Religious Liberty (Outcome Magazine from The University of Chicago News Office)

Brian Leitner's new book "Why Tolerate Religion?" is now out. Act now by following the above link and you can be the first to comment about Professor Leitner's new book in the open thread.


Money Quote: "Looking back, he says, he probably would have skipped law school. Our source went to law school in the first place because it was 'intellectually challenging,' he says. 'But the problem is just because something is intellectually challenging it doesn't mean you have to make a career [out of it],' our source told us. 'Chess is interesting, but does that mean you should pay $100,000 to go to chess school? Obviously there isn't a huge market for professional chess players ... It's an exaggeration, but I feel like the legal industry is just as bad as the professional chess industry.'

Another cautionary tale. One and done. You are damaged goods.

4 comments:

  1. Didn't Leitner once play basketball for Duke?

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  2. As a man, an even worse mistake in life than going to law school is to get married. It is a financial trap. Just pump-and-dump, that's the way to do it.

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  3. Leitner, another Pharisee trying to exterminate Christians.

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