It's time to construct your legal career—and Student Lawyer's latest issue has some more tools for your toolbox. What's ahead in the future of legal ethics? Can open-source textbooks help defray the costs of law school? How is the pandemic affecting your law student peers? And what do
Without a solid financial footing (for what is a far costlier venture than many realize), it’s nearly impossible to engage in the sort of in-depth focus needed for law school, bar exam, and your professional success.
Legal ethics: It’s not a class in your first-year curriculum. It’s a concept that will follow your every decision as a lawyer. And, just like the law itself, ethics rules are evolving.
It’s no surprise that the most recent LSSSE results show that law students across the country felt the force of the pandemic.
Sometimes it’s good not to know the challenges and opportunities you’ll face.
Imposter syndrome is all about my own perception of who I am, and that perception is often influenced by how I perceive others, how much time I spend connecting with others, and the classes and activities I participate in.
Professors are writing their own digital law school texts, a move that could save you big bucks.
Offering legal career advice or mixing up cocktails—both can help members of the bar. Don’t forget to find your passion.
Here’s what to focus on to improve your odds of breaking into this burgeoning legal specialty. Given the variety of national security–related legal jobs, the pathways to practicing in the specialty are diverse.