Category: Academics

BU Law Libraries: A Love Story

The BU Law Libraries are probably my favorite part of the law school. The space is great, and the people are even better. Beyond providing research assistance (a reference librarian is always available at the library, plus online chat assistance and individual appointments), the library team is a one-stop shop for general kindness, helpfulness, and […]

Admiralty Moot Court 2019

Last year, I wrote about my first time competing in the Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court competition here. I competed again this year and thought I’d write a post summarizing my second experience! Logistically, this year’s competition our team was made up of 2/3rds of last year’s team: Sigal and myself as returners, […]

Choosing a Law School: A Dreadful and Wonderful Adventure

Wow, I’m glad I am already in school rather than deciding where to go. For me, the decision was tough. Finances, career interests, and family relationships whirred in my head for months before deciding. In the end, BU came out the clear winner: a great school with a million clinical opportunities near my in-laws. A […]

A Different Kind of Elevator Pitch

The law school consists of two adjoining buildings, or building sections, depending on perspective: the Redstone Building and the Law Tower. Within these sections are two sets of elevators. One set shuttles students through the six floors of Redstone, accessing student offices, lockers, classrooms, and libraries. The other set traverses the sixteen floors of the […]

Does Law School Have a Toxic Atmosphere?

Starting out law school I had no idea what to expect. None of my family had gone to college, let alone to law school. I had zero preconceptions and did not know what to expect. As you’ll see, law school is a small bubble. You go to class with the same people every day for […]