Tagged: Civil Litigation Clinic

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 […]

Learning by Doing

The Division of Unemployment Assistance’s (“DUA”) Boston office is unnecessarily intimidating. When you walk in, a police officer behind the desk instructs you to provide photo ID, which they check, and then they hand you a guest badge. You’re pushed through a metal detector and your bag goes on a conveyor belt through a scanner. […]

Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?

It’s here; that final autumn. For the past two years, I’ve been trapped in an ivory tower and yet, in a few short months, I’ll be shipped off with my freshly pressed shirt, polished shoes, and leather briefcase. But for now, I sit. In class. In the Public Interest Project Office. In meetings. The old […]