Adults always ask kids what they want to be when they grow up. As an American-born Vietnamese kid, I didn’t know what I wanted to be. But I knew I wanted to change the thing I had to do each day: school. At eight-years-old, my third grade teacher
These are difficult times and none of us are sure what will come next. In the face of adversity, we move forward as best we can. And one thing we can always do is work on ourselves. If you are a current law school student, or a recent
Bright students pay on average $43,020 dollars annually to become the world-changing attorneys they see in the news—those creating stay-at-home orders to halt the spread of COVID-19 or calling for the end of the qualified immunity doctrine to reduce police brutality against communities of color. To get into law school, these students
I’m a first-generation student at Lewis & Clark Law School, a volunteer, and an advocate. I’m a staff member for our criminal justice clinic and law review. I also work as a teaching fellow, a research assistant, and a law clerk. OH, I almost forgot:
Coronavirus has upended the legal education landscape. We know you have questions about how to study online, whether the bar exam will proceed this summer, and the myriad questions about how you're supposed to function on a daily basis. We've assembled this guide with a
I am a law student at the University of Georgia (UGA) and a father to two beautiful girls. Unfortunately, 1,400 miles separates me from my babies. Their mother serves in the Air Force, but I separated from active duty after our divorce to pursue a legal career.
When I made the decision to go to law school, I honestly gave serious contemplation to leaving my two fur-babies behind. I wasn’t sure that I could fit them into my already stressful student budget. I had to account for monthly pet rent, food, cat litter, and medical
This is the third Law Student Gift Guide that Before the Bar has produced. There's a lot of good stuff from the 2017 and 2016 lists that still work as gifts. But I have made it my mission to uncover the most coveted gifts for students, and here are top student choices to help you with your store-to-store running around.
News from law schools across the country including a sports and entertainment law blog, new technology certificates, and an initiative aiding the University of Iraq.
My experience of battling with scoliosis throughout law school has taught me that I am incredibly proud of where I’ve been, and even prouder of where I am going.
News from law schools across the country including a fitness workshop series, preventing sexual assault, a First Amendment clinic, and tracking contributions to prosecutors' campaigns.
News from law schools across the country including a legal incubator program, the business of recreational marijuana, Standing Rock Legal Connect, and a scholarship offer.
Students and faculty at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law delivered a banner to support students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The banner, signed by the Davie, Fla., students and faculty, was delivered on Sunday to
News from law schools across the country including a new child-abuse prevention program, DACA assistance, an animal law legal clinic, and defending the rights of military veterans in Massachusetts.
News from law schools across the country including help for 2016 Louisiana flood victims, new degree programs in Hawaii, and welcoming the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center. California A guide to help California’s public charter schools address absences and decreasing parental participation among immigrant families as a result of recent federal policy
It's the holidays, and today's Law School Nation has a sack full of scholarships and contests.
A quick roundup of upcoming events and opportunities across the country: • Registration is now open for the 2016-2017 American Bar Association Law Student Division skills competitions. Here are the links and the topics: Arbitration: Sharing Economy Law Client Counseling: Privacy Law Negotiation: Business Law National
The Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Foundation is taking applications for its 41st scholarships. This opportunity is open to full-time and part-time law students in their second, third, or fourth year who attend an accredited law school and intend on practicing law in the Southern California area. The scholarship is available
A quick roundup of upcoming events going on across the country: • The Law Student Division is co-sponsoring the ABA Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries International Legal Symposium at the University of Miami on April 7 and April 8. The event includes a law student career counseling and mentoring breakfast and