Posts by: Kevin Brown

Judicial Internship & 1L Summer Job Search

With the second semester of 1L underway, several things are different from the fall. First, the classes: Criminal Law, Property, and Constitutional Law. Second, we all have some grades now and are working to strategize for a new round of exams. Third, the hunt for the job is on (for most of us). Let’s talk about the third […]

Law School with a Fiancée Pt. 2: Time Management and Support

In anticipation of my fall classes beginning, last summer I read a lot of advice online about how to make the most of the law school experience. A recurring tidbit was not to enter a romantic relationship while you were in law school: “Non-law-students simply won’t understand your schedule.” “You need to devote all your […]

Two Views of Law School: Doctrine and Lawyering Lab

The first semester of 1L behind me and fully rested from break, it was with enthusiasm that I showed up yesterday morning for the first day of spring classes. Yet more than my recent weeks of (1) sleeping in, (2) visiting long-lost friends, and (3) watching all the iterations of Bandersnatch, my experience last week […]

Applying for Judicial Internships

This past semester I had to begin thinking about how I’d spend my 2019 summer. I’m a 1L, so the goal for the first summer is simply to gain some exposure to practical legal work. Opportunities to do so include interning at a law firm, working with in-house counsel at a business, finding a government position, or working with […]

Law School with a Fiancée Pt. 1: Studying and Applying

Some of the most valuable experience I’ve gained at BU Law so far has been learning from my talented peers. There is definitely no single type of person who comes to law school. Some were motivated to apply because of their work in a public defender’s office, some because of their desire to help flag and […]