Posts by: debarton

All Riled Up

I try to keep up with the news, but a lot of things go over my head and I don’t always follow up to understand the issue. In law school sometimes we learn about things that illuminate otherwise confusing political issues. This week during our two consecutive snow days I worked on research for a […]

Cramming it all in

This semester is kind of a doozy for me: I’m finishing my JD and (unexpectedly) also finishing my LLM in taxation. I’m taking part in BU’s sketch comedy group, the Legal Follies, which is a huge time commitment between down and February 28. I’m also volunteering for Boston Tax Help, at which I will do […]

IT Help Desk Staff Are Your Friends

I’ve been having a little trouble with my computer lately. It wasn’t too bad, but for some reason it was having trouble downloading a few necessary updates. I did some trouble shooting and couldn’t figure it out, so for the first time in my BU Law career, I went to IT Help. A note – […]

Efficiency & Studying: Split Up the Grunt Work

As many people will tell you, studying for law school exams is often about the process as much as the final product; writing an outline is generally more important than having an outline next to you during an exam. There are some parts of studying that are just task work that must be completed before […]

Evolution of the BU Tax LLM

I like taxes. Not always in the political sense (if you want to geek out about tax policy chat me up and I’ll pencil you in for two hours…), but in terms of interesting law, I really like taxes. Tax law is business law, and a puzzle, and full of rich economic policy. This year […]