Tagged: 3L

The Law School Stereotype

Everyone comes to law school wanting to be the perfect student. I’m willing to bet that in most peoples’ ideal world, they will get straight A’s, book their classes, and graduate top of their class with an awesome job lined up. Coming in blind, a lot of people have an idea of how that will […]

Legal Writing for Civil Litigation

This semester I am taking a three-credit seminar titled Legal Writing for Civil Litigation taught by a senior associate at a large law firm. Throughout the semester we have drafted a Complaint, Discovery Requests, a Motion to Dismiss, and our final assignment is a Motion for Summary Judgment. At our first class meeting, we simulated […]

Tennis!

One piece of advice that I always tell 1L’s is to always make time for yourself despite the mountain of work always waiting for you in law school. Everyone has their own hobbies and passions that they bring with them prior to law school and I always recommend continuing to do the things that make […]

Objection!

Between studying for class and working on various journals and other projects, a handful of students may have something else on their mind: Trial. The BU Law Mock Trial team is working hard this semester. With one competition down and one competition still to come, don’t be alarmed if you notice someone alone in a […]

Donkey Kong Goes to Court

BU Law, like many law schools, has a writing requirement for upper-class students. In order to satisfy the requirement, students must write a paper or combination of shorter papers totaling 7,500 words, not counting footnotes. Further, students are required to get their paper “certified” by a faculty advisor. There are several ways in which students […]