Category: Extracurriculars

Lawyering with Lovingkindness

One of the best classes I have taken during law school has been … tai chi. Classes offered at the BU Fitness and Recreation Center are available for audit with your law school tuition. They are a wonderful opportunity to get outside the Law School; I’ve also taken yoga at FitRec. If you’re like me and have no idea what tai […]

When you hate running in America’s most run-happy city

“Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy!” –Legally Blonde Well, I think my endorphin-to-exercise-connection must be severed because I absolutely hate working out. I hear people talk about how good they feel about themselves after they come back from the gym, or how pumped spin class makes them, or how refreshing runs are outdoors, […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Under the Microscope

Early last week, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey proposed regulations for the daily fantasy sports industry. The draft Massachusetts regulations were released shortly after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman went with the more extreme route of banning daily fantasy sports throughout the state. This ban is currently being challenged by the two biggest daily […]

Reflections on the Voting Rights Act

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a Legacy Series event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) with distinguished speaker Rev. Rahsaan Hall, Director of the Racial Justice Program at the ACLU of Massachusetts. I was particularly excited for this event, as I worked at the ACLU of Washington when it […]

No Sleep Til Publication

At the end of your first year at BU Law — at, literally, the last moment of obligatory 1L duties — you get the chance to do more work. You can take a 300-page packet home after your final final exam, work for the better part of a week on a hypothetical legal memo and […]