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Law school in six words: “You’ll get hired. So they claimed.”

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In an effort to teach concise writing skills, legal writing professor Lisa Mazzie tasked her students at Marquette University Law School with crafting a story in just six words.
The Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog took on the task of writing a few six-word anecdotes about law school:

? For sale: law degree, no promises.

? Three years later, they weren’t ready.

? $200,000, 24 B+’s, first-year associate.

? You’ll get hired. So they claimed.

? ‘But I’m tenured!’ the professor replied.

? The former dean pleaded not guilty.

Did you attend law school? Share your six-word anecdotes in the comments below.

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