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Michael Cohen went to an elite law school

Just kidding! He went to Cooley. https://en.m.wikipedia.or ibrslave04/10/18
Seems like the type of scrappy guy from My Cousin Vinny Ins trijocker04/10/18
DailyKos insulting a law school, even a particularly rotten lilgub04/10/18
"DailyKos insulting a law school, even a particularly rotten legalace04/10/18
Sir! Have you no decency. I'll have you know that the great supercalifragilisti04/10/18
Is there a medicine equivalent of Cooley? I feel like it dra sillydood04/10/18
I would have said Caribbean schools, but now we imports many superttthero04/10/18
I was riding the subway in NYC, and I saw an advertisement f patenttrollnj04/12/18
How am I not surprised that Cohan graduating from Cooley?? patenttrollnj04/12/18
Hate on Cooley all you want, it's deserved, but he obviously thirdtierlaw04/12/18
He's not in jail, and I seriously doubt he'll go there. W patenttrollnj04/12/18
I would think the NY Attorney General and Manhattan DA might inindiana04/12/18
Yup. This is trump’s fire mueller/pardon everyone problem. midlaw04/12/18
the big story isn't he is the presidents lawyer and went to whiteguyinchina04/13/18
Considering there is a long list of firms turning 45 down in supercalifragilisti04/13/18
“[H]ave worse jobs” than Michael Cohen??? I can’t spe ibrslave04/13/18
I was happy to see one of my posts on an exhibit in the Cool bigsal04/15/18
Cohen's not a bad looking guy. He knows he won't last in pr newyorkcity04/15/18
So they had no evidence to get Trump on their fake Russian s maverick04/18/18
You have no clue what evidence they have on Cohen. None. superttthero04/18/18
ibrslave (Apr 10, 2018 - 7:38 am)

Just kidding! He went to Cooley. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Cohen_(lawyer). Well, this does seem to change things.

Just came across this article from Daily Kos on the subject: https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2018/3/10/1748050/-Trump-s-Lawyer-Michael-Cohen-No-Legal-Eagle

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trijocker (Apr 10, 2018 - 8:25 am)

Seems like the type of scrappy guy from My Cousin Vinny
Instead of defending the two utes, he's got Donald Trump as his client
And the FBI raiding his office seizing documents

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/09/us/politics/fbi-raids-office-of-trumps-longtime-lawyer-michael-cohen.html

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lilgub (Apr 10, 2018 - 8:55 am)

DailyKos insulting a law school, even a particularly rotten one, seems to ring hollow, right?

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legalace (Apr 10, 2018 - 1:40 pm)

"DailyKos insulting a law school, even a particularly rotten one, seems to ring hollow, right?"

No insults of Cooley ring hollow.

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supercalifragilisti (Apr 10, 2018 - 10:53 am)

Sir! Have you no decency. I'll have you know that the great school of Cooley is ranked 5th in number of popcorn machines per student with active syphilitic warts.

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sillydood (Apr 10, 2018 - 4:35 pm)

Is there a medicine equivalent of Cooley? I feel like it drags the whole profession down that such low-tier schools are allowed to exist.

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superttthero (Apr 10, 2018 - 7:49 pm)

I would have said Caribbean schools, but now we imports many foreign .medical grads its not an apples to apples comparison.

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patenttrollnj (Apr 12, 2018 - 3:20 pm)

I was riding the subway in NYC, and I saw an advertisement for a medical school that took you without having to sit for the MCAT.

I would say THAT is the equivalent.

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patenttrollnj (Apr 12, 2018 - 3:28 pm)

How am I not surprised that Cohan graduating from Cooley??

Regardless, I could see how someone like Trump would use someone like Cohan to make problems "go away."

And, for his part, Cohan did pretty well for himself .... until now anyway.

It's an interesting story. We'll see what happens ...

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thirdtierlaw (Apr 12, 2018 - 3:51 pm)

Hate on Cooley all you want, it's deserved, but he obviously did a lot of things right to end up as the president's attorney. Well... until he ends up in jail that is. But he had a pretty great run as an attorney for awhile there.

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patenttrollnj (Apr 12, 2018 - 5:56 pm)

He's not in jail, and I seriously doubt he'll go there.

Worst case scenario he'll get a pardon and a lucrative deal doing commentary on Fox News.

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inindiana (Apr 12, 2018 - 6:38 pm)

I would think the NY Attorney General and Manhattan DA might want to have a word with him immediately following said pardon. And there are no Club Fed minimum security camps in any state's penal system.

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midlaw (Apr 12, 2018 - 8:32 pm)

Yup. This is trump’s fire mueller/pardon everyone problem. If he does it, all that happens is everything goes to the NY AG and trump ends up dying in NY state prison along with most of his flunkies.

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whiteguyinchina (Apr 13, 2018 - 10:53 am)

the big story isn't he is the presidents lawyer and went to a crap school. the bigger story is, the people that went to a better school and have worse jobs. you guys suck haha.

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supercalifragilisti (Apr 13, 2018 - 1:16 pm)

Considering there is a long list of firms turning 45 down in his frantic search for representation, why are you pretending like being his glorified errand boy is a sought after position?

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ibrslave (Apr 13, 2018 - 11:42 am)

“[H]ave worse jobs” than Michael Cohen??? I can’t speak for other attorneys, but I couldn’t think of any attorney envious of Michael Cohen’s job, regardless of law school attended. He just had his home and office raided by the FBI...

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bigsal (Apr 15, 2018 - 12:21 am)

I was happy to see one of my posts on an exhibit in the Cooley law school defamation case.

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newyorkcity (Apr 15, 2018 - 12:37 am)

Cohen's not a bad looking guy. He knows he won't last in prison, so he'll turn on his client. The Trump end is near.

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maverick (Apr 18, 2018 - 9:29 pm)

So they had no evidence to get Trump on their fake Russian story, so they decide to raid his attorney on the pretext of a campaign finance violation. If they do manage to take Trump down, I will consider myself disenfranchised. My vote stands to be been nullified. Trump is extremely flawed, but there is no other option if a citizen takes a position against unfair trade agreements and open borders. The Republican and Democratic Parties stand united in their will to screw the United States. I believe that the Senate Republicans may Caesar him, and when that happens the truth will be clear that we do not live in a Democratic Republic at all. It is becoming apparent that under no circumstances will any opposition to the one party policy will be tolerated.

I, for one, kept nothing in my records that would incriminate my clients. I do not record, nor do I take notes of sensitive communications with clients. I take those communications with me to my grave. I'm a lawyer, not a customer service line that is recorded for quality assurance and training purposes. I hope Cohen had the same policy.

You can hate Trump all you want, but any real lawyer is disgusted by these turn of events. Dershowitz is a real lawyer and he understands what is going on.

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superttthero (Apr 18, 2018 - 10:05 pm)

You have no clue what evidence they have on Cohen. None.

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