Posts by: debarton

Your friendly local law student can’t give you legal advice (& she’s sorry for it.)

A couple of days ago I received an email from a friend of a family member of mine asking for my help in understanding an issue of tax law. I’ve been asked to give advice on the law or legal systems a few times now in law school and every time I’ve had to decline. If […]

Follies Full Throttle

The big show is three weeks away and my life is full of follies! As producer, I’m helping this year with the event planning, which means learning to use the SAO’s new event software, manage the budget, and track down various vendors we need to speak with. In the meantime, we have rehearsal from 7-10pm […]

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 – […]