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Monthly Archives: October 2011


It has been great to get a fall break.  It really could not have come at a better time with midterms a week or two away.  I was able to get out of town for a day and take a trip to Montreal, which I would recommend to everyone!  It is a beautiful city, with […]

Crafting a Story

Well the fall break is already here. To be honest, the first part of school has flown by. The initial uncertainty of all 1Ls is pretty much gone. Although midterms are quickly approaching, fall break is just that, a break. We all need time to relax and prepare for the remainder of the semester. For […]

Joseph Kaifala Presents to VLS/ILS

Chugging along…

It seems like just the other day I was stressing out about hurricanes/the first day of school.  It’s hard to believe that I (and my classmates) have survived the first six-ish weeks…. at times, I feel like that time is slowly ticking by and at other times I can’t believe that it is already October […]

Coming Soon To SoRo

Another Year Getting On!

Well, September is over and October started.  Signs of mid-terms are everywhere.  People told me that if I survived the first year the second year is not much to worry about.  Well, perhaps so, but what about jolly old appellate.  It seems to be that appellate is the new civil procedure and that’s no fun. […]

On Midterms

A quick study break, and a short post. Midterms are upon us. For my fellow 1Ls and me, an introductory month of law school learning sans numerical evaluation comes to an end this week. Things are about to get real. Honestly, I am not really nervous. I see no point in worrying. You may laugh, […]

Un día después de la tormenta, cuando menos piensas sale el sol – Sale el sol

This week I learned a simple thing from some great mentors on campus and good friends off of campus.  A day after the storm, when you least expect it, the sun rises.  (This is also the translation to the title, which is a song lyric) This past week was a crazy storm of what felt […]