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Today’s secret word is …

Readers, I’ve been holding out on you. There’s one essential ingredient for success in law school that I haven’t yet let you in on. So, here it is: love. Specifically, the love of my husband. Sorry, you can’t have him. Maybe you’ll find your own anchor, confidante, comedian, and helpmeet? Good luck! Without him (and […]

Finals: Part II

Finals: Part II It seems like yesterday when the weather was a little chillier, the days a little shorter, and the time in the library sooooooo much longer. Yep, it’s here again: FINALS TIME. Although it’s never (ever) a pleasant time, I am much happier to say that this finals season I will be applying […]

World of Difference Under the Same Roof

As my second semester as a 2L comes to a quick close, I’ve been reflecting on some of the major differences between 1L and 2L year. Needless to say, there are drastic differences between the first two years of law school. In my opinion, 2L appears to be a much better reflection of how the […]

‘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 […]

Keeping Clients Safe with Restraining Orders

One of the most common client issues I have encountered, while operating under SJC Rule 3:03 certification (which allows students to work with legal aid clients under supervision, among other things), is harassment or abuse from family members, intimate partners or acquaintances. Restraining orders are available to keep people safe. In Massachusetts, the only state where I have […]