Category: Academics

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 […]

“Fall 2014 Grades Now Available”

So… grades came out last Friday. And I feel like it would be disingenuous to even attempt to blog about anything other than that giant, GPA determining, job prospect influencing, life success meter reading elephant in the room. Normally grades come out sometime in the afternoon on a Friday. I always kind of assumed this […]

I’m a loner, law school — a rebel

Winter break’s end is looming, and I’m anxious about going back to school — but not for the reasons you might imagine. I’m eager to return to my clinic, and to start Public Health Law, Mediation, and Feminist Jurisprudence classes. I’m even excited about Albers Moot Court competition and judging and coaching the BU Client […]

Sometimes, they just don’t get it…

You can’t escape law school. At some point in the semester, you’ll find you can’t stop yourself from talking about law school, thinking about law school, and dreading law school. With your law school friends, they completely empathize with you on the suffering and unhappiness of finals, case briefs, and outlines. With your non-law school […]