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Student Lawyer: The Justice For All issue

January 31, 2019

On the heels of the 2018 midterm elections in the United States, Americans have demonstrated an ideological shift in the way previously-incarcerated individuals are treated, as well as a reevaluation of which activities constitute a crime. This issue of Student Lawyer examines how Americans are reevaluating what justice means in

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Studying abroad: Tips for law students looking to go international

January 17, 2019

As undergrads, how many of us wanted to or in fact took a study abroad course for the experience? The classes may not have mattered as much as where we were going and what that place had to offer. However, at the graduate school level and in law school in particular, we

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Advice from the Inside: How I got a U.N. internship

March 01, 2017

The summer of 2016 is one I’ll never forget. As a law student, I was privileged to be afforded the opportunity to work at my dream job, while also getting to travel Europe – and I have some advice on how you can land a similar opportunity. Over the summer, I

Summer Internship

No internship? What to do with your 1L summer

March 01, 2017

Getting an internship is generally the first option when it comes to how to spend the summer after your first year. But what if you haven’t been successful in securing one? Here’s my recommendation: Go abroad! There are many summer abroad programs offered by various law schools. I happen to direct

London Arbitration Program

Your future in arbitration: Global arbitration law and practice in a shrinking world

November 01, 2016

As the world has gotten smaller, the globalization of law has enlarged the range of opportunities for recent law school graduates.   At the center of global law and practice sits international commercial arbitration.  Some two decades ago, The Economist called international commercial arbitration “the Big Idea set to dominate legal-reform

How I spent my summer abroad

January 01, 2016

Updated 1/19/2017: If you're interested in studying abroad, look over your options with our comprehensive law school study abroad directory. Studying abroad is more than a fun jaunt. You immerse yourself in education, network, and achieve personal growth. Here’s what studying abroad sounds like: You travel to a cool location, meet

Build your skills through experience

September 01, 2015

By Susan Fine SUSAN FINE (sfine@law.gwu.edu) is director of professional development at The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. You not only benefit from learning the skills, but you add value to your resume, cover letters and interviews. In addition to developing knowledge about different areas of the law, experiential