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Real Lawyer Reacts to Better Call Saul (Episode 1)
 
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Why do bad things happen to good lawyers? Before he was Saul Goodman he was Jimmy McGill -- but he was always a great lawyer. Today we’re going to review Better Call Saul. Stay until the end for my Legal Realism Grade! I loved Breaking Bad. And Saul Goodman was one of my favorite characters. Despite being down on his luck and faking his own name, he somehow always managed to give good legal advice to certain meth dealers in Albuquerque. Not surprisingly I REALLY enjoyed this show. Are there other episodes that are particularly good? Would you like me to react to another one? Let me know in the comments! ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! Props to Dr. Mike's Real Doctor Reacts (https://goo.gl/qF6Hza) and Wired's Technique Critique (https://goo.gl/C8dz2U) for the inspiration. All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (SDNY 2017) Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Liar Liar (Part 2)(The Divorce Trial)
 
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IF THE PRENUP IS VOID, ISN’T THE WHOLE MARRIAGE VOID? This is part 2 of my reaction to Liar Liar. Here, I cover the entire second half of the film including the entire divorce trial. Jim Carrey (as attorney Fletcher Reede) is struck by a magic spell and can’t lie. But is he a good lawyer? Today we’re going to review one of the funniest legal movies of all time: Liar Liar. Stay until the end for my Legal Realism Grade! ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ BOOKS & MOVIES! When I’m killing it in court, I’m probably reading or watching a movie. Check out what on my list (as well as the best books for Law School and all of my favorite camera gear): https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle The last time I watched Liar Liar, I wasn’t yet an attorney myself. I remember watching Liar Liar years and thinking how cool it would be to become a lawyer myself. That was obviously a long time ago. It was great to be able to watch the movie with fresh eyes and know which parts were realistic and which were not. I practiced in Los Angeles for a long time, so I recognized a lot of my old haunts including the office parks and courthouses. Surprisingly, I think the movie is funnier now having years of experience as an attorney. SEE PART 1 OF LIAR LIAR HERE: https://youtu.be/QNnDvdtj9Us Would you like me to react to another one? Let me know in the comments! You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/42fKce I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to crush law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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The Worst Law School Advice that Just Won't Die (And How to Avoid It)
 
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Download our FREE “Ultimate Guide for Crushing Finals.” ➜https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals In this video: The Worst Advice for Law School and How to Avoid It: "You don't need to go to class "You don't need to pay attention in class" "Brief every case you read" "Don't use commercial outlines" "Buy new casebooks" "Wait until the end of the semester to outline" Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/Ds1NcfS5hmM ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Law Review: Why Stormy Daniels Must Pay Donald Trump’s Attorneys’ Fees
 
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Stephanie Clifford aka Stormy Daniels sued President Trump for defamation. So why does SHE have to pay for his attorneys’ fees? We’ll find out why today! It involves one of my favorite favorite laws: the Anti-SLAPP. Welcome to Real Law Review by LegalEagle; a new series on this channel where I try to tackle the most important legal issues of the day. If you have suggestion for the next topic leave your comment below. And if you disagree, be sure to leave your comment in the form of an OBJECTION! Remember to make your comments Stella-appropriate. Stella is the LegalBeagle and she wields the gavel of truth. DO NOT MESS WITH STELLA. If you’d like to see me critique your favorite legal TV show or movie like Suits or Better Call Saul, check out my Real Layer Reacts series, https://goo.gl/42fKce ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ There are four questions that I cover today: 1. What is the Anti-SLAPP Statute? 2. Why did Michael Avenatti and Stormy Daniels lose? 3. How much will they have to pay President Trump as a result? Spoiler alert: many thousands of dollars. --Judge Otero’s decision on the “special motion to strike” i.e. the Anti-SLAPP motion: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/5002740-Clifford-v-Trump-Order-Granting-Anti-SLAPP-Motion.html --California’s Anti-SLAPP statute: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=CCP&sectionNum=425.16 --FYI, all federal court filings are available through a service called pacer.gov. You can see the entire docket of this case and others by searching for the case name in the Central District of California. All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Lawsplainer: Can the President Be Indicted?
 
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The first 500 Legal Eagles will get 2 months of unlimited learning on Skillshare for FREE: https://skl.sh/legaleagle3 (Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video and helping to make this channel possible) Can the sitting president be criminally indicted? This is a tricky legal question with no easy answer. Scholars, lawyers, and pundits are divided on the issue. It's never been definitively settled. Why? The Constitution is not explicit on the issue. The Supreme Court has never ruled either way. There is a consensus that a president can be impeached and then tried for crimes, but whether a prosecutor (state or federal) could circumvent the impeachment process and go straight to indictment is an open question. Recent news, makes this question incredible relevant. For the first time, federal prosecutors have explicitly linked President Trump to illegal activity conducted by his attorney/fixer Michael Cohen (not to mention his campaign chairman being convicted on multiple counts that may also be tied to the President). Usually, when a lawyer admits his client directed him to commit a crime and then pleads guilty to that crime, the client stands a good chance of being indicted himself. But what if that client becomes the president of the United States? The question of INDICTMENT as opposed to IMPEACHMENT is relevant once again. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. What guidance can the memos from the office of legal counsel offer to the question? Why do some of the memos say that a president can be criminally indicted, while others say he cannot. One must take OLC memos with a grain of salt because they may be biased in favor of the party that commissioned the memos in the first place. 2. What does the jurisprudence of the Supreme Court have to say on the matter? There are two relevant Supreme Court cases (US v. Nixon and Clinton v. Jones) that should be considered. In my opinion the logic of these cases leans very heavily in favor of the president being susceptible to criminal indictment. Clinton v. Jones in particular stands for the proposition that the president can be sued civilly. If the president must stand for a civil lawsuit, surely he must be required to stand for a criminal trial. 3. If the OLC memos and Supreme Court precedent don’t answer the question, what policy arguments should we consider? Prior video on Justice Kavanaugh's law review article: https://youtu.be/MUTDZDpdJFM Welcome to Lawsplainer; a new series on this channel where I try to explain the law that governs our lives. If you have suggestion for the next topic leave your comment below. And if you disagree, be sure to leave your comment in the form of an OBJECTION! Remember to make your comments Stella-appropriate. Stella is the LegalBeagle and she wields the gavel of justice. DO NOT MESS WITH STELLA. If you’d like to see me critique your favorite legal TV show or movie like Suits or Better Call Saul, check out my Real Layer Reacts series, https://goo.gl/42fKce Music by Epidemic Sound: http://epidemicsound.com/creator All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Real Law School Horror Stories
 
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Law school can be a scary place. These are a couple of the craziest things that happened to me in law school. Buzzfeed did a video on what they claimed were “law school horror stories” (https://youtu.be/BN9iFX9BLSA) But the things that they claimed were “horror stories” weren’t that scary. Getting cold called by the professor isn’t a big deal if you have the right tools and read your cases the right way (say for example if you used our Flipped Case Method, https://youtu.be/PxGGbymWYA0). Frankly, I wouldn't call their stories horror stories. Unlike the folks at Buzzfeed, I experienced some really scary stuff. Imagine a judge threatening someone with a gun. It happened. Imagine taking the bar exam during an earthquake. It happened. Imagine having your computer fail right before finals. It happened. Man, I’ve seen some stuff. Scary. So gather ‘round the campfire as I tell you some true stories of law school! ======================================================== Get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school, and more . . . ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Reynolds v. Reynolds (Cereal Defense) It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
 
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When Frank accidentally hits Dennis's car while Dennis is eating cereal, Frank and Dennis go to the Paddy's Pub court to face off on who will pay for the damages. Court is in session at Paddy's Pub as Frank and Dennis present their cases to the rest of The Gang (with Dee and Charlie serving as lawyers and Mac as judge/bailiff), resulting in a verdict that will change their lives FOREVER... but not really. Stay until the end for my Legal Realism Grade! New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/42fKce Here’s my prior video all about forced arbitration: https://youtu.be/EHKtl074B6k ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ BOOKS & MOVIES! When I’m not crushing it in court, I’m probably reading a great book or watching a legal movie. Check out what’s on my list (as well as the best books for Law School and all of my favorite camera gear): https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle Favorite quote: What does this have to do with anything? Uh, well, Dennis, if by your own admission someone who has donkey brains could be considered reckless or moronic or idiotic, and my client Frank here has a state-issued certificate clearing him of having said donkey brains, then I ask you this: do you have any such certificate? What? Well, we don't want a donkey on the road eating cereal. We know Frank's not a donkey. How do we know you're not a donkey-brained man? Why would I have a certificate? You don't have a certificate? I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to crush law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Liar Liar, My Cousin Vinny, Insider, Devil's Advocate // LegalEagle
 
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Today I'm analyzing My Cousin Vinny, Liar Liar, The Insider, and Devil's Advocate -- some of the greatest legal movies ever (or at least some of the funniest). You asked me to review those movies and so here they are! New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/42fKce ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ BOOKS & MOVIES! When I’m not crushing it in court, I’m probably reading a great book or watching a legal movie. Check out what’s on my list (as well as the best books for Law School and all of my favorite camera gear): https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reacts" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. Like most people, I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school to take on lawyers in the movies. While all legal movies take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. ======================================================== If you're going to law school get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school, and more . . . ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Why Most Students Think Law School is Hard (and How to Make it Easier)
 
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Download the “Ultimate Guide for Crushing Finals.” ➜https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals ★ Believe it or not - law school can be fun! While most people think it's harder, it's more accurate to say law school is different. You'll read more, you get very little feedback, and the final exam is nothing like anything in undergrad. Hell, it's nothing like the LSAT. Good news - you CAN improve your law school test-taking skills before you get to the final and learn how to write solid law school essays. READ THE FULL BLOG POST: ➜ www.legaleagleprep.com/single-post/hard Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/QyvwoiXOXNs ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Lawyer Reacts to The Good Wife
 
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People love The Good Wife. They tell me it's one of the most accurate legal dramas on TV. Well, we'll find out! This week i’m deconstructing the first episode of The Good Wife starring Julianna Margulies. Stay until the end for my Legal Accuracy Grade. New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/42fKce ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ BOOKS & MOVIES! When I’m not crushing it in court, I’m probably reading a great book or watching a legal movie. Check out what’s on my list (as well as the best books for Law School and all of my favorite camera gear): https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! Props to Dr. Mike's Real Doctor Reacts (goo.gl/qF6Hza) and Wired's Technique Critique (https://goo.gl/C8dz2U) for the inspiration. All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 1:16-cv-03081-KBF (SDNY 2017). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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How to Prepare Your Life for Law School
 
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Download the Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist at: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw A special heads up to every incoming 1L - prepare your life for law school ★ Get an apartment that is as close to campus as possible. ★ Get the right technology when you start. ★ Get your typing speed up. ★ Get your personal relationships in check. ★ Deal with your health. ★ Mentally prepare. ★ Use the time before law school to get your resume, your letters of rec, and your references in order. READ THE FULL BLOG POST: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/single-post/Prepareyourlife Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/KMkG0nKwqGA ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ legaleagleprep.com
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Is Law School Worth It?
 
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Get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school, and more . . . Law school is a big investment. Even if you have a full ride scholarship, you are still investing three full years of your life in the pursuit of becoming a lawyer. And these are not three dreamy years of relaxing on the beach. Oh no, law students routinely talk about law school as the most stressful time of their entire lives. And for most students the financial investment is very large. When law school is $60,000 per year plus living expenses, it’s no surprise that law students often graduate with over $200,000 in law school debt alone. So bottom line, law school costs a lot of money and take a lot of time. But is it worth it? The payoffs can be huge. Some first year associate salaries at big firms are up to $190,000 per year. Being a lawyer can be a great vocation. But it’s not for everyone. In this video we’re going to talk about who will get the most out of law school. We’ll talk about who should not under any circumstances go to law school. We’ll talk about the economics of the huge upfront costs of law school and law school debt. And most importantly we’ll talk about when it’s worth it to make the plunge. ======================================================== If you want to learn to THINK LIKE A LAWYER and ACE YOUR NEXT EXAM, check out our LAW SCHOOL MASTERCLASS at https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (Episode 1)
 
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A rookie defense attorney who defends his childhood best friend for murder in his first trial. Will he ace the case or fail the bail? Today we’re going to find out if Phoenix Wright is really an ace attorney. Stay until the end for my Legal Realism Grade! Somehow this one never ended up on my radar. I haven’t played the game or the watched the anime, but I can see why people love it. But that doesn’t mean it’s realistic… Today I’m breaking down the first episode of Phoenix Wright. Are there other episodes that are especially good? Would you like to see me react to another particular Phoenix Wright episode? Let me know which one! New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/42fKce ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ BOOKS & MOVIES! When I’m not crushing it in court, I’m probably reading a great book or watching a legal movie. Check out what’s on my list (as well as the best books for Law School and all of my favorite camera gear): https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! Props to Dr. Mike's Real Doctor Reacts (https://goo.gl/qF6Hza) and Wired's Technique Critique (https://goo.gl/C8dz2U) for the inspiration. All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om6BMBhhoPo&t=76s-cv-03081-KBF (SDNY 2017). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Lawsplainer: Can the President Pardon Himself?
 
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The first 500 Legal Eagles will get 2 months of unlimited learning on Skillshare for FREE: https://skl.sh/legaleagle5 What would happen if a president was so corrupt and worried about jail that he pardoned himself? Does the president have the power (as provided by the Constitution) to grant a self pardon? Would the Supreme Court allow the pardon to go through? That’s what we’re going to find out today. (Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video and helping to make this channel possible) PRIOR VIDEO: Can the President be indicted? https://youtu.be/ROnVadqLoEA A Federal pardon in the United States is the action of the President of the United States that completely sets aside lessens the punishment for a federal crime. The authority to take such action is granted to the president by Article II, Section 2, Clause 1 of the U.S. Constitution, which states, "The president shall ... have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment." The U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted this language to include the power to grant pardons, conditional pardons, commutations of sentence, conditional commutations of sentence, remissions of fines and forfeitures, respites, and amnesties. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. What is a pardon? 2. What does the jurisprudence of the Supreme Court have to say on the matter? 3. What has the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) said on the matter? 4. What would the Supreme Court do if the president tried to pardon himself? Welcome to Lawsplainer; a new series on this channel where I try to explain the law that governs our lives. If you have suggestion for the next topic leave your comment below. And if you disagree, be sure to leave your comment in the form of an OBJECTION! Remember to make your comments Stella-appropriate. Stella is the LegalBeagle and she wields the gavel of justice. DO NOT MESS WITH STELLA. If you’d like to see me critique your favorite legal TV show or movie like Suits or Better Call Saul, check out my Real Layer Reacts series, https://goo.gl/42fKce Music by Epidemic Sound: http://epidemicsound.com/creator All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Real Law Review: Manafort Plea Explodes, Attorney Privilege Breached, Pardon?
 
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The first 500 Legal Eagles will get 2 months of unlimited learning on Skillshare for FREE: https://skl.sh/legaleagle2 (Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video and helping to make this channel possible) In a bombshell report, Paual Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, has backed out of a plea agreement he made with special counsel, Robert Mueller (or Mueller is ripping up Manafort’s agreement, not clear which). After Manafort was convicted of a raft of crimes in the Eastern District of Virginia (the jury hung on the rest of the charges), he agreed to a plea agreement in the sister case in DC. In exchange for a lighter sentence, Manfort agreed to cooperate fully with the Mueller team in their ongoing investigation. But now, Mueller is asserting that Manafort has not cooperated and has repeatedly lied to prosecutors. Manafort breached the plea agreement and now that agreement has exploded. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? Today we are going to discuss: 1. What are the immediate repercussions of Manafort backing out of his plea agreement. (Hint: Manafort is going to jail for a long time) 2. What does it mean that Manafort’s lawyers secretly communicated with the Trump attorneys while Manafort cooperated with Mueller? Does that constitute disclosure of attorney/client information? Are Manafort’s communications exposed? Are Trump’s communications exposed? THIS IS INCREDIBLE. 3. Many have argued that Manafort’s behavior can only be explained by his seeking a presidential pardon? Would that help him? Welcome to Real Law Review by LegalEagle; a new series on this channel where I try to tackle the most important legal issues of the day. If you have suggestion for the next topic leave your comment below. And if you disagree, be sure to leave your comment in the form of an OBJECTION! Remember to make your comments Stella-appropriate. Stella is the LegalBeagle and she wields the gavel of justice. DO NOT MESS WITH STELLA. If you’d like to see me critique your favorite legal TV show or movie like Suits or Better Call Saul, check out my Real Layer Reacts series, https://goo.gl/42fKce All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Real Lawyer Reacts to For the People (Pilot)
 
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Be one of the first 200 people to sign up with this link and get 20% off your subscription with Brilliant.org! https://brilliant.org/legaleagle Another legal drama from Shona Rhimes? Oh no. Except this one is kinda realistic! For the People follows the lives of a handful of Federal prosecutors and Federal Public defenders in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York -- aka the Mother Court (I really think this show was originally going to be called “The Mother Court” and then they changed the name at the last second. The SDNY is the oldest and most prestigious district court in the nation. The brand new lawyers (including a bunch of Supreme Court Clerks, obviously since this is a Shona Rhimes show) work for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country - all as their personal lives intersect. Stay until the end for my Legal Realism Grade! (Thanks to Brilliant.org for sponsoring this video and helping to make this channel possible) New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/mmzShz I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to crush law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle For promotional inquiries please reach out here: legaleagle@standard.tv
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Suits (full episode)
 
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Harvey and Mike. Mike and Harvey. Have you ever wanted to know if they’re good lawyers? Today we’re going to find out. Stay until the end for my Legal Accuracy Grade. SUITS has been highly requested; probably the most requested show on this channel. I think I missed Suits the first time around because I had already graduated from law school when it came out. But I’m glad I got a chance to watch this. This week i’m deconstructing the first episode of Suits. ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! Props to Dr. Mike's Real Doctor Reacts (https://goo.gl/qF6Hza) and Wired's Technique Critique (https://goo.gl/C8dz2U) for the inspiration. All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 1:16-cv-03081-KBF (SDNY 2017). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Miracle on 34th Street
 
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. Only the lawyers can save the day in this Christmas classic. Just like in real life! Stay until the end for my Legal Realism Grade! Miracle on 34th Street (the 1947 version) is probably my favorite holiday movie. Where else are you able to get a great courtroom drama and a holiday message of good cheer in the same movie? I was really worried to review this movie looking for legal accuracy, but I was pleasantly surprised to find that it holds up! New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/mmzShz ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ BOOKS & MOVIES! When I’m not crushing it in court, I’m probably reading a great book or watching a legal movie. Check out what’s on my list (as well as the best books for Law School and all of my favorite camera gear): https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle Summary of the movie (from IMDB) if you’ve never seen it: At the Macy's Department Store Thanksgiving Day parade, the actor playing Santa is discovered to be drunk by a whiskered old man. Doris Walker, the no nonsense special events director, persuades the old man to take his place. The old man proves to be a sensation and is quickly recruited to be the store Santa at the main Macy's outlet. While he is successful, Ms. Walker learns that he calls himself Kris Kringle and he claims to be the actual Santa Claus. Despite reassurances by Kringle's doctor that he is harmless, Doris still has misgivings, especially when she has cynically trained herself, and especially her daughter, Susan, to reject all notions of belief and fantasy. And yet, people, especially Susan, begin to notice there is something special about Kris and his determination to advance the true spirit of Christmas amidst the rampant commercialism around him and succeeding in improbable ways. When a raucous conflict with the store's cruelly incompetent psychologist erupts, Kris finds himself held at Bellevue where, in despair, he deliberately fails a mental examination to ensure his commitment. All seems lost until Doris' friend, Fred Gaily, reassures Kris of his worth and agrees to represent him in the fight to secure his release. To achieve that, Fred arranges a formal hearing in which he argues that Kris is sane because he is in fact Santa Claus. What ensues is a bizarre hearing in which people's beliefs are reexamined and put to the test, but even so, it's going to take a miracle for Kris to win. I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to crush law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Lawsplainer: There's No Such Thing as Collusion (It's Worse)
 
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What counts a “collusion?” It’s a long list... The first 200 Legal Eagles can try Dashlane free for 30 days: https://www.dashlane.com/legaleagle 10% off Dashlane Premium with the code "legaleagle" You hear often that there is no such thing as “collusion.” That’s true! You can look through the enter US code and not find a crime called “collusion.” “Collusion” is a shorthand for a whole bunch of other potential crimes. What qualifies? You’ll find out today. PRIOR VIDEO: Can the President be indicted? https://youtu.be/ROnVadqLoEA (Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring this video and helping to make this channel possible) TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. What is a conspiracy? 2. What is aiding and abetting? 3. What other crimes might qualify as “collusion?” This video was inspired by a thread by Seth Abrahamson. https://twitter.com/SethAbramson Welcome to Lawsplainer; a new series on this channel where I try to explain the law that governs our lives. If you have suggestion for the next topic leave your comment below. And if you disagree, be sure to leave your comment in the form of an OBJECTION! Remember to make your comments Stella-appropriate. Stella is the LegalBeagle and she wields the gavel of justice. DO NOT MESS WITH STELLA. If you’d like to see me critique your favorite legal TV show or movie like Suits or Better Call Saul, check out my Real Layer Reacts series, https://goo.gl/42fKce Music by Epidemic Sound: http://epidemicsound.com/creator All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Liar Liar (Part 1)
 
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Jim Carrey (as attorney Fletcher Reede) is struck by a magic spell and can’t lie. But is he a good lawyer? Today we’re going to review one of the funniest legal movies of all time: Liar Liar. Stay until the end for my Legal Realism Grade! ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ The last time I watched Liar Liar, I wasn’t yet an attorney myself. I remember watching Liar Liar years and thinking how cool it would be to become a lawyer myself. That was obviously a long time ago. It was great to be able to watch the movie with fresh eyes and know which parts were realistic and which were not. I practiced in Los Angeles for a long time, so I recognized a lot of my old haunts including the office parks and courthouses. Surprisingly, I think the movie is funnier now having years of experience as an attorney. Stay tuned until next week when I release my reaction to the second half of the movie. I'm going to go in-depth into whether the prenup is void and whether the wife's fraud invalidates the entire marriage. Would you like me to react to another one? Let me know in the comments! You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/42fKce I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to crush law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Damages (Episode 1)
 
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Get 2 months of unlimited learning on Skillshare for FREE: https://skl.sh/legaleagle You might even learn to think like a lawyer better than Patty Hewes and Ellen Parsons. (Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video and helping to make this channel possible) A law school graduate turns down a big firm job to become the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator. Damages! Together they try to take down billionaire, Arthur Frobisher. Damages! What are they seeking? Damages! Stay until the end for my Legal Realism Grade! New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/mmzShz TABLE OF CONTENTS: 3:52 - The differences between burdens of proof 7:51 - Why real lawyers don’t hire private detectives 10:34 - Why you should take a $100m settlement and avoid trial, even if you could ultimately get $1 billion 14:49 - Y’all gonna get disbarred 15:44 - NEVER MESS WITH SOMEONE’S DOG 16:40 - I start to lose it 17:28 - The Grade. I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to crush law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle For promotional inquiries please reach out here: legaleagle@standard.tv
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Suits (Episode 2 - Cell Phone Patent Problems!)
 
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Harvey and Mike should get disbarred...again. You can learn more at https://curiositystream.com/legaleagle You guys asked for it: more analysis of Suits! This is episode 2 of the first season. For some reason Harvey is putting together a VC deal and waits to file a patent until after he talks to investors. Regardless of Mike’s screw up (failing to file the patent), Harvey is the one that should have patented the cell phone LONG before. These guys are supposed to be good lawyers right? SUITS has been highly requested; probably the most requested show on this channel. I think I missed Suits the first time around since I had already graduated from law school when it came out. But I’m glad I got a chance to watch this. This week i’m deconstructing the first episode of Suits. I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. (Thanks to CuriosityStream for sponsoring this video and helping to make this channel possible) New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/mmzShz I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to crush law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle For promotional inquiries please reach out here: legaleagle@standard.tv
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How I Got Into A Top Law School
 
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There are many ways to get into law school. But I thought I’d share my journey from undergrad to UCLA Law; everything from getting good grades in college, to taking the LSAT, to playing the waitlist game over the summer. I call my story "Legally Brunette." I knew from a young age that I wanted to be an attorney. Seeing the dramatizations of trial lawyers on TV made me want to get into a courtroom myself. So I did my best to get good grades throughout high school and college. I studied hard and participated in mock trial. When the time came, I studied the LSAT for months. I studied the crap out of the strategies and tactics in order to get a good score on the LSAT. A good LSAT score is the single most important thing you can do to get into law school. Eventually, I applied to the top 20 law schools in the country. I was accepted into some, rejected by others, and waitlisted at a few. But I got into the school of my choice (UCLA) and did pretty well (mostly A’s). I got the job of my dreams and am a practicing attorney to this day. In my spare time, I teach current law students how to kick ass in law school. Here’s my prior video on the best major for law school: https://youtu.be/nnfJEHRDmg0 ======================================================== Get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school, and more . . . ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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The One Thing You Need to Know When Starting Law School
 
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There is one thing about law school that I hate. One thing that is a total bait and switch. For an institution that is famous for rigorous academic debate, extreme amounts of homework, and unending studying, very few of those things matter. Your grade in law school is generally based on one thing, and one thing alone: your final exam. That wouldn't be so bad, I suppose, except that your final exam looks nothing like the rest of your entire school year. Your final is usually based on an issue spotting hypothetical that prizes application of the law about mere knowledge. I actually think the "issue spotting" exam is great. It is a reasonably good test of lawyer-like analysis. The problem is that no one teaches you how to do it. And professors don't tell students that class participation won't help on the exam. Students don't find out until it's too late. Well, I'm here to tell you that you need to start preparing for this idiosyncratic test now. You CAN learn how to do issue spotting exams. You CAN get better. Good grades are possible if you know what to look for. If you’re interested in learning the system that I created (one that is guaranteed to get you better grades in law school) you can check out the link below. In my spare time, I teach current law students how to kick ass in law school. I’m not special. I just systematized a better way. And you can get that system. Learn from my mistakes and triumphs. ======================================================== Get our Checklist for Crushing Finals (FREE): https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals Learn the way to study 3x more efficiently, how to get your outline in shape, and how to crush those issue spotting essay exam and more . . . ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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The 3 Things I Wish I Had In Law School (and Still Use As A Practicing Attorney)
 
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Download the Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist at: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw A special heads up to every incoming 1L - the three things I wish I had in law school. ★ 1. I HATE casebooks. They're big, they're heavy, they're expensive, and in practice, authors simply include the cases verbatim, which means you're paying hundreds of dollars for cases that are in the public domain- that you can access for free. Which is why the first thing that I wish I had in law school is a beautiful shiny tablet. It makes life so much easier. For example: https://amzn.to/2GW9ny9 ★ 2. The second thing that I wish I had when I started law school: a nice laptop with a solid state hard drive a long battery life and cloud storage. For example: https://amzn.to/2H0xY58 ★ 3. The third thing that I wish I had in law school and that is: a fast cheap laser printer because you're going to print a ton. For example: https://amzn.to/2Gzk2zy If you're getting ready for law school check this out: we put together a free e-book called the “Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist.” https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw READ THE FULL BLOG POST: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/single-post/wish FYI, we make a very small commission on the links above. But our opinions are our own and we would never compromise them. ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Lawyer Reacts to How to Get Away With Murder (Episode 1)
 
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Annalise Keating is an unorthodox law professor. Instead of being a “good” law professor or actually “teaching” she makes her students unpaid interns for her criminal defense law firm. Drama! Mystery! Legal technicalities! Today we’re going to review How to Get Away With Murder. Stay until the end for my Legal Realism Grade! This one was a bear. It made me want to pull my hair out. This show is more soap opera than legal procedural. I’m glad I got through it, but I’m not sure I’m the same man as when i started. Does it get better over time? Would you like me to react to another one? Let me know in the comments! New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/42fKce ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ BOOKS & MOVIES! When I’m not crushing it in court, I’m probably reading a great book or watching a legal movie. Check out what’s on my list (as well as the best books for Law School and all of my favorite camera gear): https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle Do you agree with my grade? Be sure to check out my reactions to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more: https://goo.gl/42fKce I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school to take on lawyers in the movies and on TV. While all legal movies and shows take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reaction" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! Props to Dr. Mike's Real Doctor Reacts (https://goo.gl/qF6Hza) and Wired's Technique Critique (https://goo.gl/C8dz2U) for the inspiration. All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017) Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Tweet at me on Twitter @legaleagleDJ
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The 2 Keys to Acing Law School
 
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Download the Ultimate Guide to Crushing Law School Finals ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals ★ 2 Keys for acing law school: master the law and master the test (aka master law essays). If you're a law student, you might think you're in law school, but actually you're in essay school. That's because almost all of your final grades will be based on issue-spotting-exam essays. So what are the things that you need to do in order to ace your issue-spotting-essay exams? Well I think there are two things that you should do. The first and most obvious thing that you can do in law school is master the law. The second thing that you have to do in order to ace you law school exam is the thing that so few people do. And that's that this: you have to master the test. You'll get better the more you do it and there are strategies that will allow you to learn how to do it faster. The worst thing that you can possibly do in law school is to never take a practice test until the day of your first final exam. Just like the LSAT you can learn the strategies and get better over time. But only if you practice. For a lot of people, perfect is the enemy of good and they keep trying to get perfect at knowing the substantive law without even trying to learn the basics of writing issue-spotting exams. As a result they never learn how to spot the issues and they never learn how to write those good essays, the ones that will get A's on the exam. If you're getting ready for law school check this out: we put together a free guide for crusing finals: https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/Zswhw-UmIbU ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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The Single Greatest Law School Time Management Tip: Outline From Day One
 
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Your outline is going to be your primary studying device. It's how you distill all of your notes, your cases and your commercial outlines into a usable format, specifically tailored just for you. What most students don't understand about their outline is that more is not better. There's an old phrase that, "If I had more time, "I would have written a shorter letter." The same is true for outlines. Do yourself a favor and start from week one. ★ ★ ★ Download the Ultimate Guide to Crushing Finals: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals READ THE FULL BLOG POST: ➜ https://leagleeagleprep.com/single-post/greatesttip Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/3Fp8-kDxfZ8 ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ ​​
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Carlton v. Fortnite — Copyright Dance-Off! (Real Law Review)
 
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The first 500 Legal Eagles will get 2 months of unlimited learning on Skillshare for FREE: https://skl.sh/legaleagle4 Carlton Banks, the Backpack Kid, and 2 Milly are suing Fortnite for stealing their dances. Can you copyright a dance? Actually yes, you can. Sometimes. It’s new to the Copyright Act of 1976, which explicitly made choreography copyrightable for the first time (before that, the dance would have to qualify for copyright protection as a drama work) In these lawsuits, Alfonso Ribeiro, the actor who played Carlton Banks on The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, created a dance called “The Carlton” named after his eponymous character. Rapper, 2 Milly created a dance called “Milly Rock.” The Backpack Kid created “The Floss” which you see basically everywhere, right now. The trio are suing Epic Games, the creator of the wildly popular Fortnite: Battle Royale video game. All of the dances are purchasable in-game as “emotes.” Epic Games has included the dances as a microtransaction in Fortnite. Potentially, game developers are making millions of dollars from people wanting to emulate the dances. Ribeiro also names Take Two Interactive, the maker of NBA 2K, in his lawsuit. The popular basketball video game also uses The Carlton dance. In NBA 2k the dance is called "So Fresh" and in Fortnite it's called "Fresh". Both are obvious nods to the 90's sitcom, the Fresh Prince of Bel Air (which, of course, starred Will Smith). The suit follows other, similar lawsuits from rapper 2 Milly over his dance move the "Milly Rock". The Backpack Kid (real name Russell Horning) also filed suit over his dance the "Floss" which Fortnite helped make famous. The developer has added other user-created dances to the game, including the “Poison Dance” by Donald Faison in Scrubs. The lawsuit alleges that: "Epic intentionally induces others to perform these dances and mark them with those hashtags, which give attribution to and endorse Fortnite the game," and "Epic has consistently sought to exploit African-American talent, in particular in Fortnite, by copying their dances and movements and sell them through emotes." (Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video and helping to make this channel possible) Welcome to Real Law Review by LegalEagle; a new series on this channel where I try to tackle the most important legal issues of the day. If you have suggestion for the next topic leave your comment below. And if you disagree, be sure to leave your comment in the form of an OBJECTION! Remember to make your comments Stella-appropriate. Stella is the LegalBeagle and she wields the gavel of justice. DO NOT MESS WITH STELLA. If you’d like to see me critique your favorite legal TV show or movie like Suits or Better Call Saul, check out my Real Layer Reacts series, https://goo.gl/42fKce All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Crush Your First Week of Law School and Set Yourself Apart From Your Classmates
 
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Download the Ultimate Guide to Crushing Finals at: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals ★★★ If you'd like all of the best strategies on law school (including how to consistently write A+ final exam essays) check out our CRUSH LAW SCHOOL MASTER CLASS https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass The first week of law school can seem completely overwhelming. Just take a step back and realize that it's all going to be okay. Everyone feels overwhelmed. You're thrown into a situation that you've never been in before. You're learning about subjects that you didn't know existed. It's probably going over your head. You probably feel stressed out, you might be a little freaked out, that's okay, everyone feels that way. But let's talk about all the dos and don'ts of your first week of law school. Everything you can do to maximize your chances of success later on and everything you can do to minimize your stress in the present. ★ You should understand that the way that law school is taught is completely backwards. You learn the most antiquated arcane cases early on in the semester and there is very little chance that any of those cases will be used on the final exam. ★ The second thing to realize is that a lot of the information that your school is going to give you is bad. ★ Don’t try to do everything. ★ Start outlining. ★ Learn to write an issue spotting exam and spot all the issues. Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf
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How to Choose the Right Law School For You
 
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Get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school and more . . . There are over 250 different law schools in the US. Did you choose the right one? Are you choosing between law schools right now? Choosing the right law school can make all the difference when you graduate. Big firms have general rules based on the particular law school -- I should know, I've recruited lots of associates for big law positions. Your law school can make getting the right job easy or impossible. Sometimes it feels impossible to choose between different law schools. But, there are a few factors and a few general rules of thumb that you should take into account that make it easier. Taking these factors into consideration will help make sure you pick the law school that is right for you. Even if you've already chosen your law school, you'll find this video invaluable. You can confirm you made the right choice. And if you didn't you might consider transferring to the law school you should have chosen (transferring is an option if you have the grades!). By the end of this video you'll know the right law school for you. AND you'll learn about what it takes to get into Big Law from any law school in the country. ======================================================== If you want to learn to THINK LIKE A LAWYER and ACE YOUR NEXT EXAM, check out our LAW SCHOOL MASTERCLASS at https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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The Biggest Time Wasters in Law School and How to Avoid Them
 
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Download the Free Guide to Crushing Finals: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals ★ If you'd like to learn more about how I got straight A's while winning Mock Trial championships and maintaining my hobbies as a 1L, go here: https://www.legaleagleprep.com/about ★ 6 Biggest Time Wasters in Law School: #1: Case briefs #2: Preparing for in class cold calling #3: Trying to impress your professor #4: Trying to impress your friends #5: Trying to memorize the detail of cases #6: Looking for the right answer READ THE FULL BLOG POST: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/single-post/timewasters ★ If you'd like all of the best strategies on law school (including how to consistently write A+ final exam essays) check out our CRUSH LAW SCHOOL MASTER CLASS https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/lMQ1eQJPtio ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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What I'd Do Differently in Law School (If I Did It Again)
 
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Get our Checklist for Crushing Finals (FREE): https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals If only I had known then what I know now! Law school can be like an echo chamber where you simply follow what everyone else is doing because everyone else is doing it. But there is so much I would have done differently if I had to do it all over again. Learn from my mistakes: - Spend less time preparing for class and being cold-called - Spend more time preparing for finals - Learn how to write law school essay exams earlier - Take practice tests! - Live close to campus if you are a full time law student - Trust the professor less when they are confusing =================================================== If you want to learn to THINK LIKE A LAWYER and ACE YOUR NEXT EXAM, check out our LAW SCHOOL MASTER CLASS at https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass =================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Law Review: Discord and BetterHelp Hurting Users? (New Terms of Service)
 
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Discord and BetterHelp recently changed their terms of services (ToS). What does it mean to waive your right to class action and force arbitration? Does BetterHelp do anything to actually provide therapeutic services? We’ll find out why today! Corporations v. Users! DeFranco v. PieDiePie! Fight! Welcome to Real Law Review by LegalEagle; a new series on this channel where I try to tackle the most important legal issues of the day. If you have suggestion for the next topic leave your comment below. And if you disagree, be sure to leave your comment in the form of an OBJECTION! Remember to make your comments Stella-appropriate. Stella is the LegalBeagle and she wields the gavel of justice. DO NOT MESS WITH STELLA. If you’d like to see me critique your favorite legal TV show or movie like Suits or Better Call Saul, check out my Real Layer Reacts series, https://goo.gl/42fKce ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ There are two questions that I cover today: 1. Is Discord’s class action waiver and forced arbitration clause legal? 2. Does BetterHelp’s terms of service show its a fraud or a scam? Errata: --Epic Systems v. Lewis (consolidated with Ernst & Young v. Morris): http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/ernst-young-llp-v-morris/ --Discord’s TOS: https://discordapp.com/terms --Betterhelp TOS: https://www.betterhelp.com/terms/ --Betterhelp's old TOS: https://web.archive.org/web/20180829021515/https://www.betterhelp.com/terms/ --PewDiePie’s video on BetterHelp: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PLgOaVXmGU --Phil Defranco on BetterHelp: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzRqPFtKiYU All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos! ======================================================== ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathelegalbeagle
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Can You Hold a Job and Work in Law School?
 
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It seems like I've been talking a lot about how expensive law school is. So it's natural for students to want to reduce those costs. One way is to get scholarships aka free money. Free money is great. In fact, free money is my favorite kind of money. But that's not an option for some law students. So one option that students often ask me about is working during law school. The allure is obvious: make a little money to defray the cost of school (or to make a little spending money). Getting a job doesn't require financial need. Nor does it require special academic performance. So a job could open up some opportunities that might not be available in the context of scholarships. More money is always good, so what could go wrong? A lot can go wrong. I recorded a video that talks about how much can go wrong if you prioritize the wrong things in law school, second job included. Getting a job while being a full time law student is being penny-wise and pound-foolish. ======================================================== Get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school, and more . . . ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ ——————————————————————————
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Best Undergrad Major For Law School (and College Degree)
 
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Get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school and more . . . Not all lawyers knew they wanted to be lawyers when they were young. But a select few knew that they had to go into law. But before you can go to law school, you need to go to college. And law school is its own beast. So if you are a high school student or college student who knows that you want to be a lawyer, what major should you choose? What degree best prepares you for doing well in law school? Today we’re going to discuss the right major and degree for anyone that knows that law school is in their future. ======================================================== If you want to learn to THINK LIKE A LAWYER and ACE YOUR NEXT EXAM, check out our LAW SCHOOL MASTERCLASS at https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ ——————————————————————————
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Real Lawyer Reacts to Suits, Law & Order, and L.A. Law // LegalEagle
 
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Who doesn’t love Law & Order? Who hasn’t binged watched 10 episodes in a row on TNT? I know I have and I know I will again. This week i’m taking a look at Law & Order, Suits, and LA Law. And don’t worry, this review of Suits is just a small taste of a full episode i’m devoting to Suits in the future. So if you need more of a fix on Harvey and Mike, you’ll get it soon! New episodes weekly! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/legaleagle?sub_confirmation=1 You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/42fKce ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ BOOKS & MOVIES! When I’m not crushing it in court, I’m probably reading a great book or watching a legal movie. Check out what’s on my list (as well as the best books for Law School and all of my favorite camera gear): https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. Like most people, I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school to take on lawyers in the movies. While all legal movies take dramatic license to make things more interesting (nobody wants to see hundreds of hours of brief writing), many of them have a grain of truth. This is part of a continuing series of "Lawyer Reacts" videos. Got a legal movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! ======================================================== If you're going to law school get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school, and more . . . ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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The Most Common Law School Exam Mistake | Essay Advice
 
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Get our Checklist for Crushing Finals (FREE) ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals The most common mistake law students make on their final exam: - dumping as much information as possible into the essay - writing ABOUT the law instead of USING the law - law school exams are all about applying the facts to the law - unfortunately law schools don’t actually teach this skill - it’s like an engineering exam: the professor doesn’t want a history lesson - your work matters more than your conclusion =================================================== If you want to learn to THINK LIKE A LAWYER and ACE YOUR NEXT EXAM, check out our LAW SCHOOL MASTERCLASS at https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass =================================================== Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Lawyer vs. Movie Lawyer | Lawyer Reacts to A Few Good Men, 12 Angry Men, & Erin Brockovich
 
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I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. Like most people, I love watching legal movies and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school. This one is just for fun. In this video I tackle some of the most famous courtroom scenes in Hollywood history including A Few Good Men, 12 Angry Men, The Dark Knight, and Erin Brockovich. Great dramas, but BAD lawyering. They are preposterous, but I still love watching them. SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still dress like one. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ (affiliate link, which helps out the channel) I hope this will be the first video in a series of "Lawyer Reacts" videos. There are a lot of portrayals of lawyers in the media including movies and TV -- and a lot of cringeworthy lawyering. Got a movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! Special thanks to Dr. Mike for the idea for this video (https://www.youtube.com/doctor_mike) Check out his channel for his medical review of doctors in the media. ======================================================== If you're going to law school get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school, and more . . . ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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How I Learned to Succeed at a Top Law School
 
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Getting into law school is only half the battle. This is my story of how I learned to succeed in law school in the face of stiff competition, crazy professors, and endless work. Law school is incredibly intimidating. When you arrive you are surrounded by the highest concentration of the smartest people you’ll ever meet. It’s very different from college where many people are just skating by. In law school, everyone is giving 100% and going 100 miles per hour. Law school is graded on a curve. Which means that professors can only give out a few A’s per class, no matter how well everyone does on the exams. Generally only the top 5% get A’s and another 5-10% get A minuses. You’re not competing against the professor’s exam, you are competing against your fellow classmates. I realized pretty quickly that I couldn’t out work my classmates. I also couldn’t “out think” them in the sense of just being smarter. I was going to have to find an edge. So I started to study law school itself. I learned all the tricks. I learned to focus on what matters and remove all the extraneous stuff. So much of law school is wasted on focusing on crap that doesn’t matter. I learned to work smarter rather than harder. In the end, my strategic thinking paid off. Watch the video until the end to find out how. If you’re interested in learning the system that I created (one that is guaranteed to get you better grades in law school) you can check out the link below. In my spare time, I teach current law students how to kick ass in law school. I’m not special. I just systematized a better way. And you can get that system. Learn from my mistakes and triumphs. ======================================================== Get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school, and more . . . ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Real Lawyer Reacts to L.A. Law, Boston Legal, Rick & Morty, and Ally McBeal
 
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I get asked a lot about whether being a practicing attorney is like being a lawyer on TV. Like most people, I love watching legal TV shows and courtroom dramas. It's one of the reasons I decided to become a lawyer. But sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out because they are so ridiculous. Today I'm taking a break from teaching law students how to kick ass in law school. This one is just for fun. In this video I tackle some of the most famous courtroom scenes in Ally McBeal, Boston Legal, and LA Law. Great dramas, but BAD lawyering. Most of them are preposterous, but I still love watching them. You can find more Real Lawyer Reacts Here (including my reaction to Suits, Better Call Saul, A Few Good Men and tons more): https://goo.gl/42fKce ★ SUIT UP! Even if you're not a lawyer, you can still DRESS LIKE A LAWYER. All of my suits are from BlackLapel (I've used them exclusively for over five years). Their custom suits are amazing, yet still ridiculously affordable. HIGHLY recommended: https://go.magik.ly/ml/f78n/ ★ GET TIED! If you’re looking for skinny ties, pocket squares, or tie bars (like the ones I wear) check out Ties.com. Huge selection and great prices: https://go.magik.ly/ml/ftki/ ★ BOOKS & MOVIES! When I’m not crushing it in court, I’m probably reading a great book or watching a legal movie. Check out what’s on my list (as well as the best books for Law School and all of my favorite camera gear): https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle I hope this will be the first video in a series of "Lawyer Reacts" videos. There are a lot of portrayals of lawyers in the media including movies and TV -- and a lot of cringeworthy lawyering. Got a movie or TV show you'd like me to critique? Let me know in the comments! Special thanks to Dr. Mike for the idea for this video (https://www.youtube.com/doctor_mike) Check out his channel for his medical review of doctors in the media. ======================================================== If you're going to law school get our Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist (FREE) here ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Learn how to get ready for law school, the 5 things you must do the summer before law school, and more . . . ======================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleaglereacts ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Keep Up With Your Case Reading and Prepare for Cold Calls in Law School (Flipped Case Method)
 
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Get our Ultimate Guide to Cases & Briefs (FREE) here: https://legaleagleprepcourse.com/cases You’ll learn how to read cases in five minutes and summarize them in 3 lines. It will change the way you read your casebook. If there is one law school complaint I hear more than any other is that it is impossible to do all the reading. When one professor assigns 30 pages of reading a night, it doesn't sound like much. But you have to realize that EVERY professor is assigning the same amount. If three professors assign 30 pages each, those 90 pages start to add up. Here is the worst part: the average reading speed for cases is 10 pages per hour. Using the standard method of reading cases (diving head first into the case, reading the case three times, picking out the most important facts of the case, writing a case brief that is almost as long as the case itself, and then blindly heading to class), could take an entire day. That’s time you don’t have in law school. So we came up with a better way. I got tired of trying to "stir cement with my eyelashes." I realized that the way I was reading my cases was backwards. I also realized that the single worst way to read a case was to dive head first into the opinion with no context. The trick is to read the supplements and commercial outlines first. Read several of them. Then, once you have an idea of what is important about the case, and only then, read the text of the case itself. This “Flipped Case Method” will save you hours of time and make you far more prepared for class discussion. Boom. Videos mentioned: Should You Case Brief in Law School? - https://youtu.be/qO_vHZi8Boo The 6 Best Free Resources in Law School - https://youtu.be/urDWY5TXFa0 =================================================== If you want to learn to THINK LIKE A LAWYER and ACE YOUR NEXT EXAM, check out our LAW SCHOOL MASTERCLASS at https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass =================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Comparing the LSAT to Law School
 
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Download the Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist at: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw ★ Law school is just like the LSAT. And it’s also completely different. ➜ Tip #1: Take a well-known prep course. ​➜ ​Tip #2: Take lots of practice exams. ​➜ ​Tip #3: Take practice exams under non-ideal circumstances. If you're getting ready for law school check this out: we put together a free e-book called the “Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist.” https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw READ THE FULL BLOG POST: ➜ www.legaleagleprep.com/single-post/LSAT Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/aE2pvkTASWM ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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How NOT to Prepare for Law School
 
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Download the Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist at: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw A special heads up to every incoming 1L - How NOT to prepare for law school ★ #1 Don’t read the casebook ★ #2 Don’t read commercial outlines ★ #3 Don't try understanding the law before you get to law school ★ #4 Don't freak out ★ #5 Don't do nothing READ THE FULL BLOG POST: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/single-post/preparenot Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/KMkG0nKwqGA ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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Life Hacks for Law School Success
 
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Download our free “Ultimate Guide for Crushing Finals.” ➜https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals ★ Life Hacks for Law School: #1: Get Old Outlines for Your Prof #2: Use Commercial Outlines and Case Briefs #3: Use WestLaw #4: Outline from Day 1 #5: Take a course on law school essays #6: Take practice exams early ➜IF YOU WANT TO GET A'S ON YOUR NEXT LAW SCHOOL FINAL: CHECK OUT OUR CRUSH LAW SCHOOL MASTER CLASS https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass Get More Great Law School Tips: Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/Bp4X-2RWPTg ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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What is a Case Brief? (and How to Use Them In Law School)
 
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Get our Ultimate Guide to Cases & Briefs (FREE) here: https://legaleagleprepcourse.com/cases You’ll learn how to read cases in five minutes and summarize them in 3 lines. It will change the way you read your casebook. Case briefs. Ugh. Case briefs are the worst. Even if you went on a six month vacation after taking the LSAT, you’ve probably heard about case briefs. You’ve probably heard horror stories about student’s reading cases non-stop and preparing their case briefs for hours before class starts. Those stories are probably true. But if you haven’t purchased your casebooks yet and you haven’t started classes, you might be wondering: WHAT THE HELL IS A CASE BRIEF? I get that question a lot so I decided to make the definitive explainer about case briefs. In this video you’ll learn everything about case briefs: Why casebriefs suck Why they take so much time How you can get around them Also, be sure to use our Flipped Case Method. The trick is to read the supplements and commercial outlines first. Read several of them. Then, once you have an idea of what is important about the case, and only then, read the text of the case itself. This “Flipped Case Method” will save you hours of time and make you far more prepared for class discussion. Learn more in our video: https://youtu.be/PxGGbymWYA0 =================================================== If you want to learn to THINK LIKE A LAWYER and ACE YOUR NEXT EXAM, check out our LAW SCHOOL MASTERCLASS at https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass =================================================== ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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3 Biggest Myths about Starting Law School (and Why They're Wrong)
 
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Download the Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist at: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw ★ Today let's talk about some about starting law school and why they're wrong. The first myth is, "Everybody knows what they want to do "when they graduate." In reality, very few people go to law school knowing exactly what they want to do when they graduate from law school. Myth number two: "Everyone is super competitive." Some are some are not. Don't count on everyone being cut-throat. You'll definitely meet a lot of quality people. Myth number three: "Everyone has legal experience "before they go to law school." Or in other words, "Everybody knows this stuff but me." Nope. Few have legal experience and even if they did, it won't help much. If you're getting ready for law school check this out: we put together a free e-book called the “Ultimate Pre-Law Checklist.” https://www.legaleagleprep.com/prelaw Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/hKExvAJguJ0 READ THE FULL BLOG POST: ➜ www.legaleagleprep.com/single-post/3Myths ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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5 Things Every Law Student Should Buy in Law School (Under $50)
 
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Get our Checklist for Crushing Finals (FREE): https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals Law school is crazy expensive. But not everything in law school costs an arm and a leg. Some of the best things in law school cost less than a couple drinks at Bar Review. Here is a collection of things that are invaluable for law students and cost less than $50: - Foldable book stand: https://amzn.to/2IExFKc (bonus phone/ipad stand: https://amzn.to/2HrmRjl) - Ear plugs: https://amzn.to/2GShGM8 (also check out the moldable silicone kind: https://amzn.to/2GP4Xpy) - White butcher paper: https://amzn.to/2Hc8dio or bulk dry erase markers: https://amzn.to/2qnCyzN - At-a-glance calendar, large: https://amzn.to/2GQKiSa - Sunrise alarm: https://amzn.to/2v3Ikfx (more expensive version: https://amzn.to/2qpkcOS) =================================================== If you want to learn to THINK LIKE A LAWYER and ACE YOUR NEXT EXAM, check out our LAW SCHOOL MASTER CLASS at https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass =================================================== FYI, we make a very small commission on the links above, but I have personally purchased all of the products above with my own money in the past and my opinions are my own. ★ Got law school questions? Ask in the comments! ★ Say hi on Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Tweet at us on Twitter @LegalEagleDJ
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Get Better Grades on Law School Exams
 
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Download our FREE “Checklist for Crushing Finals.” ➜https://www.legaleagleprep.com/finals ★ In this video: 1 Thing to Scientifically Improve Your Grades in Law School. What if I told you that there was one thing that you could do in your 1L year that is scientifically proven to improve your grade by at least a third of a grade in all of your law school classes? Professors Dan Schwarcz and Dion Farganis at the University of Minnesota Law School, ran a study that suggests that law students who get individualized feedback from their professors in one subject are more likely to do better in all of their classes. Feedback! Seek it out, do it yourself, do it with a friend. Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/WvmuU4nwCsI ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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Should You Case Brief in Law School? (Study Advice)
 
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Download the Free Guide to Law School Cases at: ➜ https://www.legaleagleprep.com/caseguide Learn how to beat every law school exam and write A+ essays: https://www.legaleagleprep.com/masterclass ★★★ Should you case brief in law school? No! ★★★ What you will use on a final exam are one of two things: one, either the bare recitation of the facts; or a bright line legal rule. This process takes hours, and unfortunately, this kind of briefing is a huge waste of time. It’s just pure busy work. Why? Because you can't use the information that's found in those cases, on the final. It's almost all irrelevant. This is shocking to most people, but think about how you're going to use cases on a final exam, in law school. We have a whole video on what you should know about law school exams, and we'll put a link down below. A law school exam is a test of applying the law, just like a real lawyer would, in the real world. You pretend to be a lawyer for one side, and then mentally flip to being a lawyer for the other side. You're constantly arguing for claims and counterclaims, and defenses. In those circumstances, there is no room at all for most of the information that you put in a case brief. READ THE FULL BLOG POST: ➜ www.legaleagleprep.com/single-post/casebriefing Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/JwQUPf Share this Video: ➜ https://youtu.be/qO_vHZi8Boo ★ Facebook: ➜ https://www.facebook.com/legaleagleprep ★ Ask us a Question by using hashtag on YouTube or Twitter #AskLegalEagle or @LegalEagleDJ
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