Category: Academics

Can You Believe It?

In some of the recent conversations I’ve had with friends and family, there has been a consistent question: “Just over a month left… Can you believe it?” They are asking in a “time flies” kind of way, meaning it’s amazing that three years have almost come and gone since my first day of classes as […]

Tips on the Note Writing Process

If you’re on a journal while in law school, chances are very high that you will be required to write a Note. It’s essentially a lengthy research paper that either discusses a novel legal issue, or gives a novel perspective on a legal issue that has already been written about. The third and final draft […]

Another Semester, Another Course Selection Debacle

I know it’s a bit early for course selection, but as the clinics and externship deadline has come and passed for the 2018-2019 school year, I think it’s appropriate to reflect now, right before course selection comes full force. BU Law’s course selection is really a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing because there […]

Admiralty Moot Court: Pirate Lawyering in Seattle

A few months ago I posted about one of my unexpected favorite classes, Admiralty Law (find it here.) I’m following-up on that post to share about the Admiralty Moot Court team’s trip to Seattle to compete in the Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition! Last Wednesday my two teammates (who also took the […]

MythBusters: Rankings

It’s that time of the year again when I wonder when spring will actually arrive and when US News publishes their 2019 ranking of Best Law Schools in the country. Nothing has changed from last year: it’s still way too cold to be spring and Harvard/Yale/Stanford remain in the top three law schools in the […]