Category: Extracurriculars

Donkey Kong Goes to Court

BU Law, like many law schools, has a writing requirement for upper-class students. In order to satisfy the requirement, students must write a paper or combination of shorter papers totaling 7,500 words, not counting footnotes. Further, students are required to get their paper “certified” by a faculty advisor. There are several ways in which students […]


Since the moment I first laid eyes on a DUKW—an amphibious vehicle known as a Duck—I wanted to ride in one. Badly. Originally designed to transport military troops and supplies during WWII, these days Ducks are better known for transporting tourists around Boston’s best-known attractions. My dream finally came true thanks to an unexpected invitation […]

Scare you to death, work you to death, bore you to death

One of the very first things I heard as a 1L, from one of my favorite professors, was this old law school adage. Supposedly, it goes like this: “1L – scare you to death; 2L – work you to death; 3L – bore you to death.”  For whatever reason, that saying got stuck in my […]

Crunch Time

We are down to the wire here at BU Law, and as a 1L facing the end of my second semester, I’m finding myself spread pretty thin. Reading for class, outlining, networking, extracurriculars. I’ve been finalizing and submitting my full Appellate Brief and prepping for oral arguments in front of a panel of judges scheduled […]

Client Counseling, and Other Contact Sports

This semester, I have had the opportunity to compete in the ABA Client Counseling competition. As the world’s best counselor a curious law student, I knew this competition was definitely something I should get involved in. So with no experience and not a lot of information to go on, I grabbed a classmate and signed […]