Tagged: classes

Keeping an open mind

BU has tons of opportunities for its students to get involved. There’s clinics, journals, mock trial, moot court, externships, research positions- you name it, and we probably have it in some form or another. That being said, having all of those options available to you can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. I know for me […]

How Far You’ve Come, and How Far You Will Go

April 30th, 2017, and I’m sitting at the (almost) end of my second year of law school. Honestly, I’m not really sure where all that time has gone, but I guess I shouldn’t be surprised because wondering how time passes so quickly one of the biggest cliches there is. In any case, realizing that I’m […]

Clinic and Journal and Mock Trial, Oh My

Well, it’s officially February now and that means that winter break is nothing but a memory. Is has been back to school mode for a while now, but I still have found it difficult this semester to brush out the cobwebs in my brain. As this semester picks up, though, it seems that I 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 […]

Scare you to death, work you to death, bore you to death

One of the very first things I heard as a 1L, from one of my favorite professors, was this old law school adage. Supposedly, it goes like this: “1L – scare you to death; 2L – work you to death; 3L – bore you to death.” ¬†For whatever reason, that saying got stuck in my […]