Tagged: 3L

Keeping Clients Safe with Restraining Orders

One of the most common client issues I have encountered, while operating under SJC Rule 3:03 certification (which allows students to work with legal aid clients under supervision, among other things), is harassment or abuse from family members, intimate partners or acquaintances. Restraining orders are available to keep people safe. In Massachusetts, the only state where I have […]

Sexual Assault Panel: Education with a Side of Indignation

Critics of colleges’ handling of sexual assault have been gaining attention lately (think Peyton Manning and Tennessee, the many allegations at Harvard College, or the breaking story about an Indiana University Title IX coordinator resigning because he was accused of sexual assault). Sexual assault on campus has been a real issue for a lot longer, […]

Being a Sports Fan in Boston

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 90 years, you probably have some inkling of the fact that Boston has a whole freaking lot of professional sports teams, and a whole freaking lot of very passionate sports fans. I’m sure the level of hysteria here could be somewhat tiring to someone who […]

A Tale of Cold and Food Coma

Several months ago, I finalized plans for my old college roommate who now lives in Philly to come visit me in Boston over the long weekend of Valentine’s Day/President’s Day. She is notorious for having a low cold tolerance (most of our freshman year of college involved silent, passive aggressive battles over our dorm room […]

Lawyering with Lovingkindness

One of the best classes I have taken during law school has been … tai chi. Classes offered at the BU Fitness and Recreation Center are available for audit with your law school tuition. They are a wonderful opportunity to get outside the Law School; I’ve also taken yoga at FitRec. If you’re like me and have no idea what tai […]