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It’s All in the Title

During my 1L year, my student mentor gave me the sound advice to sign up for Professor Kealy’s Legislative Drafting Clinic if I wanted to get some exposure to the “sausage-making” of legislation (Hint: it’s nothing like sausage-making). I signed up the first opportunity I could, which was this past semester. It’s a wonderful clinic. Not […]

A Practical Class Worth Taking

My favorite class this year so far is Wills, Trusts, and Estates. Almost every case we read follows the same pattern: A wealthy person dies – either intestate or with a will or trust. Then, family, friends, charities, and other entities litigate over the property (usually money), each claiming that it should be theirs. The […]

1(L) Does Not Equal 2(L)

As a 1L, I had heard that 1L and 2L are vastly different. Having experienced a semester as a 2L now, I can understand this opinion. However, there are other ways in which these years compare more than I had expected. 1L year is obviously unique in that you are handed a schedule of bar […]

Following the Whisky Trail

At some point in my younger years, when I could first belly up to a bar and order a drink legally, I asked the bartender to pour me a house specialty. “We don’t have that,” he said. “We have whisky.” Unsure of what to order, I said I’d take one, any one, and he poured […]

The Ghost of Finals Past

Well, the time has finally come. I stepped off of the plane last night back into Boston, and with the blast of cold air comes the inevitable blast of finals stress. Despite my best efforts to forget that I am, in fact, a law student over the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s now time for me to […]