Posts by: aarolang

More about the International Law Journal and the Writing Competition

Soon, you’ll finish your final 1L exam.  Hooray!  Overcome with joy (or something), you’ll head downstairs on a path that you hope will lead you to the most delicious beer of your life.  Not so fast!  Smirking 2L’s will greet you near the tower’s exit.  They’ll stuff a monstrous packet of paper into your hands, […]

Friday, April 4: Syrian Refugee Presentation at BU Law

From time to time, I’ve posted information on the Boston University International Human Rights Clinic’s fieldwork and research concerning Syrian refugees in Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon.  Now that our report is close to completion, I wanted to let everyone know about two presentations that the Clinic is hosting: one at BU Law and the […]

A Quick Update on Egypt

My first post for BU’s student blog dealt with the International Human Right’s Clinic’s Egypt trip to research the Syrian refugee crisis.  Now that the end of our project is approaching, I wanted to share some exciting news and more information that we are still incorporating into our report’s final draft. A month after we […]

Judicial Writing at BU Law

Legal research and writing may not be everyone’s favorite aspect of law school, but no one can deny its importance.  No matter where you end up after graduation, clear and concise writing will make you a more productive and efficient advocate.  As a 1L, I loved my writing class.  The simple, repetitive IRAC structure that […]

Semester-In-Practice with Reprieve in London: International Human Rights Law Opportunities at BU

My name is Genevie Gold, and I am a 3L at Boston University School of Law.  I am borrowing this blog space courtesy of Aaron Lang (thanks Aaron!) to tell you a little bit about my past semester in London working at a non-profit called Reprieve. In particular, I want to share with you how […]

Rock Climbing at BU

In an interview, I was once asked how rock climbing has made me more prepared as a lawyer.  I have no idea what I said, and I really don’t like that question.  The truth is that, for me, rock climbing and the law represent two separate worlds, and that’s the way it should be.  Every […]

The International Human Rights Clinic’s Trip to Turkey

Hello readers! My name is Sarah, and I am posting as a guest writer on Aaron’s blog to share some of the findings and experiences from the International Human Rights Clinic’s recent trip to Turkey.  Like Aaron, I am a 2L at Boston University School of Law.  I am from Virginia, studied English and jazz […]

The International Human Rights Clinic’s Trip to Egypt

In my last post, I didn’t have the opportunity to delve too deeply into the International Human Rights Clinic’s Syrian Refugee Project. Now that both the Egypt and the Turkey research teams have completed their field assignments, I wanted to share some of my team’s findings and experiences in Cairo. Cairo is like nothing I’ve […]

“We must never forget that it is a constitution we are creating.”

Since this is my first blog post (ever), I’ll start off with who I am.  My name is Aaron Lang, I’m a 2L at Boston University, and I’m writing now from Cairo, Egypt. I’m here working on a clinic project with Professor Susan Akram and another BU student, Elena Noureddine. Together we represent Boston University’s […]