Congratulations on your graduation from law school. Whether it was a smooth sail to the horizon or a flailing fall across the finish line, the important thing is that you did it! You entered law school a relative neophyte in the world of torts, civil procedure, and contracts and emerged as someone with an impressive roster of Latin terms that roll off your tongue with ease. You may not love or appreciate the rule against perpetuities, the statute of frauds, or the Uniform Commercial Code, but in some way, shape, or form, you conquered them all.
Now is the time to rest briefly before you turn your attention to the task ahead. Yes, you have a big journey ahead of you as you begin your bar exam study, but don’t neglect to appreciate the here and now – you have accomplished something very significant. You are the recipient of a Juris Doctor and can now put J.D. behind your name with confidence; be proud of this accomplishment and satisfied in this moment. To help you reflect on your achievement, here is a little historical trivia. [Read more…] about Tidbits Of Historical Trivia Before You Study For The Bar Exam