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Your friendly local law student can’t give you legal advice (& she’s sorry for it.)

A couple of days ago I received an email from a friend of a family member of mine asking for my help in understanding an issue of tax law. I’ve been asked to give advice on the law or legal systems a few times now in law school and every time I’ve had to decline. If […]

Should I Go to Law School?

The idea of going to law school occurred to me for the first time during the summer before my junior year of college. I had just declared my history major the semester before and I was in the midst of that (completely normal) panic that every humanities major goes through when they realize that they […]

All Riled Up

I try to keep up with the news, but a lot of things go over my head and I don’t always follow up to understand the issue. In law school sometimes we learn about things that illuminate otherwise confusing political issues. This week during our two consecutive snow days I worked on research for a […]

Cramming it all in

This semester is kind of a doozy for me: I’m finishing my JD and (unexpectedly) also finishing my LLM in taxation. I’m taking part in BU’s sketch comedy group, the Legal Follies, which is a huge time commitment between down and February 28. I’m also volunteering for Boston Tax Help, at which I will do […]

I’m a loner, law school — a rebel

Winter break’s end is looming, and I’m anxious about going back to school — but not for the reasons you might imagine. I’m eager to return to my clinic, and to start Public Health Law, Mediation, and Feminist Jurisprudence classes. I’m even excited about Albers Moot Court competition and judging and coaching the BU Client […]