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And So It Ends…A Most Grateful Goodbye

          Dear Students, I can hardly believe that on May 16, I will leave the Law Tower for the last time.  I can still remember that sunny day in July, 1987, when I walked through the tower doors to begin this incredible journey as Dean of Students.  In my office, there […]

Diversity News Roundup-Student Spolight

As the semester comes to an end, I wanted to give the opportunity to share the voice of a student member of the BU Law community. Peter Alvarez is a graduating 3L. Peter and I have worked closely on several events and initiatives. Here Peter reflects on his time at BU Law: I came to […]

Where to Study – Spring 2014

As classes wind down and reading period begins, I thought you might appreciate a list of tried and true study spots on and around the BU Law campus.  Whether you prefer perfect silence or crave noise and access to a constant caffeine drip, you’ll find some great options on the list below: In the Law […]

Boston Strong: A City Reflects One Year after the Marathon Bombing

Many people in and around Boston are using this year’s running of the Boston Marathon to reflect on the Marathon Bombing and the events in its wake.  While there was immeasurable loss when the bombs exploded, the anniversary also calls us to celebrate the many good things that came from a tragic situation.  Here are some […]

St. Paddy’s Day in Boston!

St. Paddy’s day is arguably one of the most celebrated days in Boston, and now that you’ve had some time to catch up on your studies over spring break, you deserve to join in on the festivities! Southie Parade The South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a Boston tradition, but it does tend to […]

Are you an Ambulance Chaser? Find out at the BU Law 5K!

It’s that time of year again…time to sign up for the BU Law 5K!!   This year it will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014.  GO TO TO REGISTER! THIS YEAR YOU HAVE OPTIONS, all online!!  1.   REGISTER AS A TEAM.  You can form a team of all BU Law affiliated people ($10 per person – […]

Valentine’s Day Celebrations

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and the people of Boston have created an array of hilarious and fun events to celebrate all the different kinds of love in your life. Soothe the Soul Create a handmade heart for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at West Elm’s Craft a Work of Heart .The store will be […]

Law School Grades: Some Perspective

Grades came out on Friday, and there was probably a wide variety of reactions.  For some, you breathed a sigh of relief, and for others you might be wondering what you can do differently this semester.  Whether you’re feeling like your hard work paid off or like your hard work didn’t yield the results you hoped for, this post […]

The Bar Exam and Bar Application—How to Figure It Out!

    As if law school isn’t hard enough, you also have to decide which bar exam to take and which state(s) to apply to for bar admission.  How do you begin the process?  A great starting point is the National Conference of Bar Examiners site.  This lists different multistate bar tests that states may require, and […]

Diversity Fellowships and Internships

Happy Holidays! As you enjoy your much deserved time off, here are some opportunities that may be of interest. BBA Diversity and Inclusion Judicial Internship Program. Info session on the program will be on campus on Jan. 27th from 1-2pm in Barristers. Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program. The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship. Empire Justice […]