Tagged: law school

1L in 1Word

I asked fifty people in my first year section to describe either their experiences as a 1L or the culture at BU Law in one word. I wanted to offer a reflection of this year from someone other than just myself so that others can see the range of perspectives from an entire 1L section […]

The Law as a Hobby?

When I first began law school, I knew nothing about the law. And I do mean NOTHING. I had no family members in the legal field, I had zero understanding of what lawyers actually do, and I did not know basic legal definitions, like what summary judgment is or the difference between a civil and a […]

What is a “Note?”

A note is a publishable-quality writing you must do for your law journal. Different journals require different criteria. Most individuals who choose to be on a journal (yes, it is a choice) know they must write a note and will generally use their note to be certified by a professor to meet the graduation requirement. […]

A Week in the Life

As a former English Major, I am quite familiar with writers block. I’ve been struggling to think about what to blog next so I decided to look at a list of optional prompts graciously offered by the Communications Office and saw “a week in the life.” So for any readers who would like to see […]

Speak Up!

I enrolled in First Amendment law this semester, more because I felt I shouldn’t graduate law school without taking it than because I had a real passion for the subject material. It turns out that the decision is, quite possibly, the best course selection I made all year. As seems appropriate for a class on […]