December 18, 2012
LAW SCHOOL: Are Quirky 3L Electives A Waste Of Time And Money? It’s hard to tell. When I was clerking on the Sixth Circuit, there were three times my judge asked me an obscure question and I had the black letter answer handy. Those three times, knowing the answer came from having taken, respectively, Law & Sexuality, International Human Rights Law, and Law, Science & Technology, all of which would be considered “soft” courses. You can, of course, teach real law in almost any course, if you want to.