Murphy’s Laws on Law Schools

Murphy’s rule for coursework.

A book or periodical that plays a key role in completing your course work will be stolen from the library.


If they are there, then the most important page will be pulled out.

The Law of the Seit.

That only lecture course that you need to go through to finish your studies and get a diploma will not be read at all in the last semester for you.

Laws of scheduling.

1. If there are places for “x” students in the lecture course that you most want to listen to, you will be a student “x + 1”.

2. The schedule of classes is designed in such a way that each student is wasted in between lessons maximum time.


If you accidentally get the opportunity to attend two lessons in a row, they will take place in buildings that are located at opposite ends of the training campus.

3. The prerequisite for your enrollment in the chosen subject this semester is that you will listen to the lecture course, which will be read only in the next semester.

Rominger rule.

1. The more vague the title of the lecture course sounds, the less knowledge it will give you.

2. The more specifically the name of the subject is formulated, the less you will be able to apply it later in practice.

Natalie’s Law.

You will never understand anything until you run an exam.

Student tautology.

On the day of the exam, the teacher is never absent.

PreŇ°er Examination Law.

If you do not know the answer to a question, someone will definitely ask it.

The laws of an applied nightmare.

1. Before exam, when reviewing abstracts, it is found that the most important places are written illegibly.

2. The more you prepare for the exam, the less confidence you have about what the examiner expects from you.

3. At the last exam, eighty percent of questions will be based on the only lecture you missed, dedicated to that book that you did not read.

4. On the evening and night before the intermediate exam in contract law, the ethics teacher will ask you to learn two hundred pages devoted to corporate professional ethics.


Each teacher starts from the assumption that you have nothing more to do, except to teach his subject.

5. If you have such an examination, on which you are allowed to use the book, you will forget your own.

6. At the end of the semester, you will remember that at the very beginning of the semester, you registered for some training course – and never attended classes.

Meredith’s Law.

Never get caught in the eyes of your main teacher, or even better – do not let him know about your existence.

Axiom of Kissinger.

University policy is vicious only because too little is put on the map.

Baxter’s law.

An error in sending a syllogism necessarily manifests itself in its derivation.

Grog’s Law.

What really counts is what we learned after we already know all this.

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