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Justice Through Litigation: Books to Read

If you’re an incoming or prospective law student, you may spend some time wondering about how you’ll make a difference in the world with your law degree. You may wonder if you’ll make a difference in some individual lives, or you may wonder how you can get involved in bigger legal issues that touch important […]

Run Sarah, Run!

This week, the school has been abuzz with talk of last Saturday’s annual “Ambulance Chase” – BU Law’s annual 5K, where professors, students, staff, and alums engage in a grand race down the Charles River. The Ambulance Chase is the great leveler, a perpetual source of friendly ribbing among professors and students. When it all […]

Arguing Before the Appellate Tax Board of Massachusetts

Last Friday I went back to moot court for the first time since 1L year. Since I’ve been studying tax law, my law school experience has been very focused on transactional work – mostly tax planning and compliance. However, one of our two graded projects in my upper level tax class “Structuring Intellectual Property Ownership” […]

The Law as a Hobby?

When I first began law school, I knew nothing about the law. And I do mean NOTHING. I had no family members in the legal field, I had zero understanding of what lawyers actually do, and I did not know basic legal definitions, like what summary judgment is or the difference between a civil and a […]

That’s Amore

Over spring break I traveled to Italy. Not only was it my first time in Europe, but it was my first time travelling outside of the United States! Needless to say, it was a trip I will never forget. I flew from Boston to Rome, where I spent most of my time over the week  […]