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Picking a Law School

Picking your path: How to choose a law school

April 25, 2018

I spoke at my law school at an admitted students’ event about how I decided on a law school. I am sharing some of my thoughts here as well because I know that many of you are making the same decision.

BYU-podcast

Serving the underserved: BYU’s Immigration Clinic

January 03, 2018

The rhetoric of the Trump administration has brought a lot of attention to the topic of immigration and refugees. In this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host John Weber talks to Carl Hernandez about the immigration clinic at Brigham Young University. Their clinic is managed mainly by students and meets a great

Ethics Series

What are the parameters of 'practice' if you're not yet a lawyer?

April 19, 2017

Law students often receive their first practical experience in the practice of law as a law student employee of a law firm. This can be a great experience for law students, but a law student is not a lawyer and what the law student is allowed to do is limited. Our

Discharge Certificate

Pitt Law fights for military discharge upgrades for OIF/OEF and Vietnam Vets

January 09, 2017

In 2014, the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates urged law schools to establish legal clinics to serve veterans.  Dozens of law school veterans clinics have since opened or are in development. There are various models for law school veterans clinics.  Some law school clinics focus on helping veterans who enter

Justice Bus

Law students can serve veterans through clinics

November 11, 2016

Attending the Access to Justice for Veterans conference at Pepperdine Law was eye-opening. The conference was meant to advance the understanding of veterans issues and showcase and discuss the need for improvements and expansions of services for veterans from both the VA, non-profit organizations, and student-run clinics at law schools.