Tagged: Civil Litigation Clinic

Everything you’ve learned is on trial

I’ve written here about negotiation, client counseling, and moot court before, in a competition context. In addition, as part of many BU Law classes, students have to participate in simulated trials or pretrial processes. Negotiation and client counseling are offered as classes, for example. This semester, I’m enrolled in mediation and trial advocacy, practical courses with a significant […]

I belong in a clinic

Far and away the best part of law school, for me, is the part where I get to pretend to be a real lawyer. In Massachusetts, students who have taken Evidence are eligible to be 3:03 certified, which means we can represent government clients or low-income clients, as long as we are under the supervision […]

Employment Rights Clinic

After doing forty hours a week of legal work over the summer, going back to a schedule of one hundred percent academic theoretical coursework wasn’t entirely appealing to me. Don’t get me wrong, bar subject classes are certainly useful and seminars offer the opportunity for in-depth explorations of topics across the spectrum of the law, […]

Oh right, that’s why I came to law school

I doubt you’ve ever been in the Massachusetts statehouse. If you had, you would (I think) agree with me that it is one of the most confusingly designed buildings that ever existed. Gorgeous, don’t misunderstand me, but the floor plan is absolutely perplexing. And there’s a place there called the “bullpen.” I’m still not entirely […]

A Day in the Life

Most days in law school even if they feel extremely similar are or can be very different depending on your class year, and depending on what activities you have self selected to participate in. Last year, a day in my life was pretty straight forward, almost all of my time was dedicated to working on […]