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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 […]

Do Something For Yourself

As exams quickly approach, it can be easy to feel like you’re drowning in a sea of case law and outlines. It is important, however, to remember to do things for yourself and to find things that keep you sane during this rigorous and grueling journey through law school. If you play hockey, like I […]

Going to Jail

This year, I chose to do the Immigrant Rights Clinic (IRC) at BU Law. After my work at the Florida Immigrant Coalition this past summer, the IRC seemed like a good way to follow up on what I had learned and to further my lawyering skills. For the majority of the clinic this semester, I […]

Asking For Help

I think a lot of people, including myself, view asking for help as a type of taboo in law school. Law school can be overwhelmingly difficult and the pressure often feels quite tangible. Conversely, I’ve also found law school, thus far, to be both rewarding and inspiring. From competing against friends and classmates for the […]