Andrew Sinclair

April 2002

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Long Exam Part 3

+ (April 30, 2002)

48 hours is too long for an exam. One last look tomorrow morning - then I'm done with Constitutional Law forever.... more

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Long Exam Part 2

+ (April 29, 2002)

I'm halfway through my Constitutional Law take-home exam and frankly, it's torture. I'm not going to get into the details but I find it extremely frustrating. (So much so that I had to stop working on it to update this... more

T = -1 day. Tomorrow I pick up my Constitutional Law exam. It's a take home so I'll be subjected to a grueling 48 hours of eat, sleep, and Constitutional Law. Oh yeah!!! It's "limited open book" so I'll be... more


Google Answers

+ (April 27, 2002)

Not that I'm obsessed with Google, but they're doing something really cool called "Google Answers". People submit a question and pay for it to be answered by one of the researchers. Who are the researchers? They're just people who want... more


The Sweetest Sound

+ (April 26, 2002)

Another day of studying... I took a break today to notice that Google is about to update their index. (They update first on other servers: and Then the main index gets updated.) What does all this mean? It... more

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Just Studying

+ (April 25, 2002)

Through sun, rain, and yes, snow, the studying continues. Due to the fact that I have four major exams coming up, I've nothing interesting to share here.... more


London Panoramic Photos

+ (April 23, 2002)

There's a cool collection of panoramic photos on These aren't panoramic in the sense that they're cropped and enlarged to create a long/skinny picture. (I've always been annoyed at those camera manufacturers who try to make it seem like... more


Notebook Art

+ (April 22, 2002)

Another day of mostly studying. Looking through my property notes today, I saw that I had drawn some pretty cool little shapy things. I thought I'd share a couple of the best:... more


Mini Putt Game

+ (April 21, 2002)

I've been getting addicted to this mini-golf game. It's a great distraction from studying.... more


Pointless Protest

+ (April 20, 2002)

My outline for contracts class consumed most of my day, but I took some time out to go to an anti-war rally and march. I don't go to a lot of these things, not because I don't agree with the... more

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Boxing Law

+ (April 19, 2002)

I have been introduced to the great sport of boxing. We had a couple boxing lawyers come talk to us today for the Arts Law Association career panel. I'm really not a fan of boxing, but it was interesting to... more

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Last Day of First Year Classes

+ (April 18, 2002)

A long last day of classes - complete with barbecue and annoyingly timed meeting for the Public Interest Project. Unfortunately, the real work is only beginning, as exams are now closer than ever (that's the nature of time, you're always... more



+ (April 17, 2002)

Too hot. It's only April.... more


Trillian IM

+ (April 16, 2002)

I might be a little bit behind the times on this one, but today I discovered something very very cool. The Trillian Instant Messenger is an interface that lets you IM across all the major platforms. Thus I now have... more


Patriots Day

+ (April 15, 2002)

Today was "Patriots Day" in New England. I've never heard of it but school was cancelled so... Happy Patriots Day! It turns out April 19th marks the beginning of the US Revolution, so being the patriotic area that it is,... more


Boston Marathon

+ (April 14, 2002)

The Boston Marathon is tommorrow. I never really gave much thought to marathons, but seeing that Beacon Street is part of the route, I thought I'd look into it a bit. There's a pretty cool video showing the entire route... more

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Entertainment Law Conference

+ (April 13, 2002)

The Harvard Law School Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law held their annual Entertainment Law Conference yesterday. I, of course, was there for the entire five hours. To my disappointment, Donald Passman, author of “All You Need to Know About... more



+ (April 11, 2002)

Lawrence Lessig gave a presentation at BU Law today for our annual "Distinguished Lecture". Luckily, my Constitutional Law professor was losing his voice and let the class out an unprecedented 15 minutes early. This allowed me to catch Professor Lessig's... more

Today was the judging for the BU Arts Law Association's "Samuel Postbrief Photo Contest". This year's theme: "Torts Illustrated". Two of us ran around the school this morning posting flyers for the event. We seem to have prompted a school-wide... more

Today is a beautiful day (in terms of weather). Generally being a cold weather person, I'm dreading the hot summer months. Nevertheless, I do occasionally appreciate a "nice" day. I'd open my windows if Park Drive wasn't so noisy. I... more

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Site of the Week

+ (April 8, 2002)

Well it's a new week and Law School Discussion is no longer the site of the week on The new site of the week is CourtTV. It's cool to see Law School Discussion mentioned along side big commercial sites... more


Ani DiFranco

+ (April 6, 2002)

I went to see Ani DiFranco last night. I never really got into Ani, but a friend of mine is a big fan and had an extra ticket, so I went along. The show was really good, I'm really glad... more


Arial Photography

+ (April 5, 2002)

Ahh Friday. There's not a whole lot going on today. I got a couple responses to my ad for a summer roommate. It's all in the presentation. There is some really cool arial photography of various cities, freeways, parkinglots, and... more


Sublet Available

+ (April 4, 2002)

Today was a long day. And when I finally got home - did I study? Well yes, but not as much as I should have. Instead I was too busy making a web page to find a summer subleasor. Anyone... more

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Site of the Week!

+ (April 3, 2002)

Holy Guacamole! Law School Discussion is the site of the week on! It's like.., US Commision on Civil Rights, ABA Pro Bono, LAW SCHOOL DISCUSSION - the great legal websites of our time... Also - I didn't notice... more

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New Law School Rankings Soon

+ (April 2, 2002)

The new US News & World Report Graduate School Rankings come out soon. I have to admit I'm interested to see where Boston University School of Law will rank. What's really interesting though is not the rankings themselves but the... more

I found out today that I will be getting a grant for public interest work over the summer. This is great news. I'm going to be working at the Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center of Harvard University. To apply... more