Category: Academics

It fills with alabaster wool the wrinkles of the road

It’s so much a part of our lives that I’m not sure it’s even “news” anymore: We’re in the middle of WINTER here in Boston.   This season has been a tricky one. We didn’t have any snow in November. My visitors at Christmas didn’t see a snowflake. Then, two weeks ago, BOOM(!!!), here it […]

1L Lawyering Lab

The class of 2017 was the first class to experience the newest part of the first year curriculum—the 1L Lawyering Lab. It was a bittersweet return on January 5th for the inaugural lab. It was great seeing all of my classmates gathered in the Redstone lobby Monday morning and getting to catch up on how […]

January is the Greatest Month

I might not speak for the majority when I say this, but January is one of my favorite months to be a law student. For starters, winter hasn’t been around for long enough to lose its magic. Waking up to the glint of snow outside your window carries with it a little glimpses of what […]

I belong in a clinic

Far and away the best part of law school, for me, is the part where I get to pretend to be a real lawyer. In Massachusetts, students who have taken Evidence are eligible to be 3:03 certified, which means we can represent government clients or low-income clients, as long as we are under the supervision […]

Public Health Law

What is public health? It’s a pretty broad term. It can apply to many things, but mainly deals with government initiatives to improve the health of populations. Preventive services are a large part of public health, from vaccinations to prevent the spread of disease to diet management aimed at preventing obesity. This semester I have […]