Operation Varsity Blues, the sweeping college admissions fraud dominating news headlines is unlike any public bribery and fraud case we’ve ever seen.
In this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Ashley Baker talks to Kennedy LeJeune, Miosotti Tenecora, and De’Jonique Carter about the importance of developing cultural competency as a law student.
#MeToo is perhaps the most complex topic we’ve covered in Student Lawyer, but it’s also arguably one of the most important. This issue of Student Lawyer lays down the law on office behavior, combating bias, finding those willing to help, and working to stem sex trafficking.
Get ready to navigate the fast-changing social terrain— during your summer externship, at your first off-campus interview, at a clerkship, or as you transition into your first “real world” job after your final semester—with these helpful tips from fellow students and legal professionals. 1. Think…and
A group of female lawyers have used the #MeToo movement to bond and better navigate the trials of working in a male-dominated profession.
How this movement—and others like it—can affect your future in the global legal community.
Uncomfortable situations, even if not technically “discriminatory,” can occur even before you land your new job. Make your best defense a strong offense.
A law student has started a religion-focused publishing company in part to revive lost works. Meet Bill Milburn at Louisiana State University.
Looking back on my 50-year legal career, there are so many lessons I’ve learned along the way. Here’s the short list of the things I wish I’d known while I was studying to become a lawyer.
Can you imagine being the voice of 140,000 law students nationwide? Matthew Wallace can since that’s his current role as the ABA Law Student Division law student at-large to the ABA Board of Governors.
Case briefing, legal researching, exam writing, white-glove editing, and public speaking are the major skills that we, law students are expected to master by graduation. But, what can we do to distinguish ourselves and highlight the practical skills
Get comfy, pull up a pillow fort, and join us on Tuesday, April 30, for "Building Better Sleep Habits," a webinar on taking your rest style to a more effective level. The host who will help you enjoy unencumbered slumbers will be Dr. June J.
As bar leaders, lawyers can successfully integrate diversity into your bar, into your leadership, and into your future plans for your organization. Today, I’m happy to talk about how you as bar leaders can successfully integrate diversity into your bar, into your leadership, and into
This last week, I had the distinct pleasure of attending the American Bar Association’s TECHSHOW as a law student. It’s an experience that was incredibly special, although I wasn’t aware of how special it was until I got
My fellow law students — congratulations on making it to Spring Break 2019!! Whether you’re a first-year wondering how you’re still surviving or a third-year realizing that you’re just under five months away from taking the bar exam (sorry to bring it up), I wanted to check in
The six regional rounds of the 2019 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) are in the books. Here are the results and the teams who will be coming to Chicago from April 11-13 to compete for the national title in our moot court competition.
I remember as if it were yesterday traveling to Chicago for my first ABA conference. I was nervous, not knowing what to expect. However, I was keenly aware of the ABA’s reputation as the voice of the legal profession so I assumed I would have a great experience.
Getting that first student loan bill can be terrifying. For many borrowers, it is the precise moment the monopoly money of student loans becomes real debt. For young lawyers, it can lead to an epic panic. I owe how much? This can’t be right, who
Brandon Marc Higa wears multiple hats in his community. In addition to attending the University of Hawaii at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law, Higa works full-time as director for Resource Development, is a model and actor, and plays the clarinet in the Royal Hawaiian Band—and in
The text came through at 4:37. Then, the slides came at 4:57. At 5:07, I was pitching an app at the ABA TECHSHOW’s Startup Alley that I had known about for 29 hours. I’m a 1L. At the
For the third year in a row, women once again outnumbered men in law school classrooms across the country in 2018, according to the most recent data released by the American Bar Association. At Enjuris,
According to an annual study performed by the National Association of Women Lawyers, in the past 10 years the percentage of women equity partners in law firms has risen
The 2019 ABA TECHSHOW starts Wednesday, and I can already feel the excitement brewing on the Oklahoma University College of Law campus. Last year’s TECHSHOW was nothing short of amazing. The only thing that rivaled the education
Actor Jussie Smollett stands accused of faking an elaborate hate crime against himself: a choreographed, self-inflicted beating staged with two Nigerian brothers, pre-canned racial slurs, and an actual noose. So what are some of the
Did you know that thirty-five states have expressly included knowledge of technology in the official comments for their Rules of Professional Conduct? Most states have adopted language similar to comment 8 of the ABA Model Rule 1.1: Competence.