Category: In the Community

‘Here I am (at court), to speak what I do know’

Today, I argued my first case beyond the immediate suburbs, as well as my first case in criminal court. Though the learning curve was steep, I was well-prepared, thanks to the diligent supervision of my Victim Rights Law Center supervisor and my education at BU Law. This was my first case before a district court. Previously, I have argued […]

Hitting the road.

This past week, I had the pleasure of sitting as a panelist for Admitted Student’s Day to discuss the student experience at BU Law. We discussed, among other things, the school, the faculty, the city of Boston, and living arrangements. One prospective student asked if it was worth it to have a car. I am […]

Toward Success, Through Concentration & Practice

Today I’m going to concentrate on “concentrations.” The concept is really neat — you take a certain number of classes (a quarter of your total degree requirements, or fewer) in the area of your concentration, and at graduation, you receive a certificate indicating completion. BU Law offers concentrations in five areas (Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Litigation […]

The Importance of Free Stuff

As most people know, graduate students are typically kind of broke. This is especially true in a city like Boston where, in addition to yearly tuition, the cost of living is also bizarrely high. A side effect of my extreme poverty (and yes, I use that term hyperbolically, not literally), I’ve developed a reputation among […]

Things to Do in Boston When You Have Nothing Better to Do

It’s kind of an oxymoron to be making a list of things to do when there’s nothing better to do because there’s always the underlying feeling of always having to study. So, while there’s definitely something better I could always be doing (studying, or something else productive like laundry), here are some things I’ve done […]