Category: Academics

All About the Lawyering Lab

I finished the Lawyering Lab last Friday and, although I was a bit disappointed that my winter break had to be cut short (and that I was still getting over a massive cold when it began), I can honestly say that the week was well-worth traveling back up to Boston early for. The days were […]

It All Works Out

I’m the first to admit I am a hugely cynical realist. I don’t believe in optimism or pessimism—there’s just the actual truth. So, when people tell me “it will all work out in the end,” I never believe them and their cliché remark. “It will all work out in the end” is the type of […]

What I Learned From My First Semester in Law School

I’ve just now started coming down from the whirlwind that was my first semester of law school. I’m a big fan of self-reflection and personal growth, as cheesy as that may sound, and I think it’s important to take the time after a milestone such as this to evaluate what I learned, what I wish […]

Keeping Up With the Joneses

Whether you’re a 3L in your second to last semester ever or a 1L just trying to live through your first semester ever, some things never change. Sure, 3Ls probably have much less to stress about and definitely know the ropes of a law school final exam by now. And yes, 1Ls are not yet […]

It’s All in the Title

During my 1L year, my student mentor gave me the sound advice to sign up for Professor Kealy’s Legislative Drafting Clinic if I wanted to get some exposure to the “sausage-making” of legislation (Hint: it’s nothing like sausage-making). I signed up the first opportunity I could, which was this past semester. It’s a wonderful clinic. Not […]