Posts by: clarussa

Collecting Advice

Last week I had my last corporations class, my last administrative law class, and the last day of my externship. At the end of each of my classes – like in years past – the professor took a moment to impart a little advice. Some of the advice was specific to law school exams but […]

Journal Community

Exams are fast approaching, but the 1Ls won’t be done with the semester after time is called on their last exam. After that last exam comes only a brief respite, followed by the (in)famous 1L Writing Competition. In preparation, the current 1Ls are – as I was last year – starting to think about which […]

Transitions

I know I’ve written a lot about my involvement in the Health Law Association, but this time I’m writing about passing the torch to a new president. We recently held elections for the new board and the last task of the year is to help the new board transition into our roles. While standing there […]

Spring Break and Lists

Last year I spent my spring break in the Dominican Republic with my boyfriend. It was a relaxing, fun, warm five days. This year, I spent my spring break sitting at my desk. As the new Senior Articles Editor for the BU Law Review, I orchestrated my first article selection process. I also worked on […]

Use Your Peers

Last year, I didn’t take advantage of having a student advisor as much as I should have. I’m not sure why a lot of 1Ls are hesitant to reach out to their advisor for help; I guess I didn’t really think of my advisor as a resource at the time.  Now that I am a […]

Apartment Hunting!

When I was accepted to BU Law, I was lucky enough to receive a one-year housing subsidy as part of my academic scholarship – but in order to get the money I had to live on the Boston University campus. I have to admit – the thought of living in university housing didn’t thrill me. […]

Health Law Externship Program

So after three semesters of full class schedules, I decided to do something a little bit different. For the second half of my 2L year, I am taking only two law school classes (Corporations and Administrative Law) and I will be spending three days a week working in the Civil Division at the U.S. Attorney’s […]

“America’s Political Dysfunction” Conference

It’s a rare occasion when you get to see your law professor raise his or her hand to ask a question. It’s not often you see your professor engaged in a spirited debate with a faculty member of another law school about the holding of a case you studied in constitutional law. It’s not every […]

Choose the Seminar

My favorite class this semester is one that I almost didn’t take. It is a seminar class with less than twenty students, taught by a local practicing attorney. The class, Health Care Fraud and Abuse, is not one of the fundamental classes – like Corporations or Tax – that I was advised to take in […]

Universal Health Care Reform

The BU Health Law Association recently hosted this great event last week and I wrote up a summary for the BU website- figured I should share on the blog, too! The original piece can be found here: http://www.bu.edu/law/news/akdag.shtml   Universal Health Care Reform in Turkey: Overcoming Legal and Political Barriers On October 22nd, BU School of […]