Category: SIP

Greetings from Beirut!

Note: This is one of several blogs on my semester long externship. I’m currently doing a Semester in Practice with Conflict Dynamics International, where I’m working on a peacemaking initiative on Syria. Check out my past blogs to get the scoop. One of the perks of my Semester in Practice program is international travel. To […]

All work, no classes = Real world fun

This semester I’m participating in a program called Semester in Practice where, instead of taking classes, I work full-time to receive academic credit. The program is run through the clinic department and I can easily explain it in three words: It is awesome. For my placement, I’m working with a non-profit organization called Conflict Dynamics […]

Semester-In-Practice with Reprieve in London: International Human Rights Law Opportunities at BU

My name is Genevie Gold, and I am a 3L at Boston University School of Law.  I am borrowing this blog space courtesy of Aaron Lang (thanks Aaron!) to tell you a little bit about my past semester in London working at a non-profit called Reprieve. In particular, I want to share with you how […]

A new adventure: Semester-in-Practice

Great news to share for the new year!  After nearly a year of back and forth with clinic administration, I have been accepted into the Semester in Practice program! Before I get into this, let me first say that for 99% of applicants, the Semester in Practice program is fairly easy and simple to set […]

The International Human Rights Clinic’s Trip to Turkey

Hello readers! My name is Sarah, and I am posting as a guest writer on Aaron’s blog to share some of the findings and experiences from the International Human Rights Clinic’s recent trip to Turkey.  Like Aaron, I am a 2L at Boston University School of Law.  I am from Virginia, studied English and jazz […]

The International Human Rights Clinic’s Trip to Egypt

In my last post, I didn’t have the opportunity to delve too deeply into the International Human Rights Clinic’s Syrian Refugee Project. Now that both the Egypt and the Turkey research teams have completed their field assignments, I wanted to share some of my team’s findings and experiences in Cairo. Cairo is like nothing I’ve […]

“We must never forget that it is a constitution we are creating.”

Since this is my first blog post (ever), I’ll start off with who I am.  My name is Aaron Lang, I’m a 2L at Boston University, and I’m writing now from Cairo, Egypt. I’m here working on a clinic project with Professor Susan Akram and another BU student, Elena Noureddine. Together we represent Boston University’s […]