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A hundred years later, 14th comes Due for juries (Duncan v. Louisiana)

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Your 1L first semester: Schoolwork and thinking about employment

John Fortin September 11, 2017

If you are reading this article you either read Part One or skipped to this part because the summer is over and you are

Should you go to law school?

Vartges Saroyan September 08, 2017

It has happened to you before. Your cousin’s best friend is thinking of becoming a lawyer. Your neighbor’s daughter is a college senior applying to

The Gamble of Public Service Loan Forgiveness

ABA Law Student Division June 22, 2017

Young lawyers are needed to fill public service roles but often law school debt funnels them into higher paying positions. The Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Podcast: Student loans – look before you leap

ABA Law Student Division December 22, 2015

With lower starting salaries and higher tuition rates, today’s law students face tough decisions when it comes to financing their education. In addition to school

What kind of lawyer will you be? Take the Legal Career Quiz

ABA Law Student Division February 18, 2016

Some attorneys knew what kind of law they want to practice long before law school. Others may be well into their career and still trying

In-House Law: Do They Even Hire Students?

Carla DeVelder November 01, 2013

The stereotypical career trajectory for an in-house lawyer begins at a midsize to large law firm. As corporate legal departments have not traditionally been equipped

Lessons from year one: Networking really is that important

Josephine Bahn and Christopher Jennison June 15, 2017

You may be reading the title and thinking – really?  Law school administrators and career services already tell us about the importance of networking, and some

Networking starts on day one

Amanda Ziemann June 12, 2017

Most law students quickly realize that law school is so much more than attending classes and studying. While your schoolwork is a critical component (and

How to resist the allure of a traditional practice

Student Lawyer January 01, 2017

Don’t send another resume before reading these stories of lawyers who forged their own career path— and are glad they did.

Is politics your passion?

Lynae Tucker January 01, 2017

A Congressional staffer shares his story and offers suggestions on how to build a satisfying career in public service.

Introducing our new ABA Law Student Podcast host, John Weber

ABA Law Student Division September 18, 2017

The end of bar exam season results in many happy law grads, an exciting future of career paths, and a new ABA Law Student Podcast

Wisconsin criminal defense attorney talks about building a defense under the glare of cameras

Student Lawyer September 01, 2017

Don’t miss your chance to go behind the scenes of the defense of Steven Avery, whose conviction for the murder of Teresa Halbach became the