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Law School Isn't a Game - It's a Serious Investment

The legal web world is buzzing over David Segal's Times article from this weekend: Is Law School a Losing Game? Featuring several law-school graduates and blawgers who are drowning in debt with few or no viable career prospects, Segal's article offers a grim portrayal of law schools and the legal...

Is a Judicial Clerkship Right for You?

Clerkship season is here, and many students are wondering if a federal court clerkship is right for them. Yes, a clerkship can be a sterling credential to add to your resume, but before pursuing it, it's important to understand what the job entails. As a law clerk, you will be the judge's "right...

Tips for Applying for Judicial Clerkships

In my last post , I reviewed the ins and outs of a federal court clerkship. The decision to apply for a clerkship, however, is just the beginning of what can be a confusing process. Timeline The timeline for the clerkship application process depends on whether you are a rising 3L or a graduate...

Leveraging Legal Skills to Launch Your Dreams

Who says you can't use a law degree outside of private practice? And who says it is not important to keep long-term career goals in mind while making moves towards your ultimate dream? If today's feature doesn't inspire you to live your dream, then you need bigger dreams! Leave the desperation...