Tagged: community

“Send Silence Packing”

The time between Thanksgiving and the December holidays can be filled with mixed emotions. Law students, like everyone else, remember those we have lost. We wish they could be with us, but we are also profoundly grateful for the time we had with them. As Christmas music starts to play on the radio and strings […]

This is Boston University School of Law

One of my illustrious professors has some colorful phrases he likes to use to indicate where we’ve gone wrong in our arguments in Constitutional Law. When we talk too much about policy, or sociology, he emphatically reminds us that this is Boston University School of LAW. So, what is Boston University School of Law? It’s […]

Appreciating The City

I am not a Boston native. I am not from the Northeast. I was born in Florida, grew up in Florida, went to undergrad in Florida, and didn’t ever set foot in Boston until after I decided I was going to come to BU for law school. That being said, I don’t consider myself particularly […]

Rely on Good Sources

Something I’ve learned in my writing class is the importance of relying on good sources, in many instances case law that has had a positive progeny, in order to have a successful paper. Recently, however, I’ve found myself heavily relying on a different type of good sources: sources of stability that provide me with the […]

Camaraderie of the 1L’s

In late August I walked into the law auditorium with (almost) 257 total strangers. There were a few familiar faces: someone who went to my undergraduate alma mater, someone I worked with at the statehouse, and someone I met at preview day. But beyond those few recognizable faces, everyone else was a stranger. One of the […]