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LAW SCHOOL EXTRACURRICULARS TO BOOST YOUR CV

LAW SCHOOL EXTRACURRICULARS TO BOOST YOUR CV

What is the greatest approach to get a feel for what it’s like to work as an attorney? Experience in the real world. While the moot court is not “real,” it is a realistic simulation in which law students prepare and debate cases in court. Moot court is an essential opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner workings of a courtroom while also refining your critical thinking, writing, and oral advocacy skills…

RESOURCES EVERY LAW STUDENT DESPERATELY NEEDS IN THEIR LIFE

RESOURCES EVERY LAW STUDENT DESPERATELY NEEDS IN THEIR LIFE

For Moot Court, get a laptop with a good microphone, make sure Skype and Google Docs are working on it. Plan to spend an extra hour per week on this in addition to any class time you have (but don’t make it more than 1-2 hours per day. Don’t burn out)…

LIFE OF FIRST-YEAR LAW STUDENT

LIFE OF FIRST-YEAR LAW STUDENT

Law as a field is very wide and enormous. Here you can do anything you wish to do, cherish anything that nature has to offer you. But always keep in mind that studying has no substitute. If you want to be a good lawyer, you have to study sooner or later. So, better start it from the first year as next year’s course or curriculum won’t let you study the previous years’ subjects. So, never trust tomorrow as it can spoil your today. Be curious and take part in various activities like mooting, writing, debating, or whatever it is that you find interesting…

INTERNSHIPS IN LAW SCHOOL: FREE LABOUR OR ACTUALLY WORTH IT?

INTERNSHIPS IN LAW SCHOOL: FREE LABOUR OR ACTUALLY WORTH IT?

Even in the advocacy sector, you do gain some benefits of the same. Firstly, you get direct engagement with someone who is more experienced and can guide you in the matters of what you wish to do further. You also get a first-hand experience of how tough practice is in general- because it’s not a Moot in an air-conditioned room anymore but work in a Courtroom- where you don’t have luxuries…

HOW TO BALANCE ACADEMICS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN LAW SCHOOL?

HOW TO BALANCE ACADEMICS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN LAW SCHOOL?

At this juncture when one starts to feel that there is too much on his plate, various questions start surfacing in their minds like- is it important to get good grades or doing extracurricular activities will be more rewarding and if both are important then how to manage them together. In this blog, we will lay down the process for maintaining a balance between the two throughout the five years of your law school journey…

HOW TO WRITE AN ACADEMIC RESEARCH PAPER IN LAW SCHOOL?

HOW TO WRITE AN ACADEMIC RESEARCH PAPER IN LAW SCHOOL?

Most students want to write or work on research papers in law schools but have no idea about it. Some students become anxious when they observe ‘already smart’ students having their research papers published. Honestly speaking, I was also that anxious wali student. But someone has rightly said ‘Where there is a will there is a way’ and the Research Papers are no more a Ph.D. thing. If you know how to do it and what format to follow, then writing a Research Paper is a cakewalk for you…

Is gender neutrality common in the legal field?

Is gender neutrality common in the legal field?

This improvement is the result of increasing awareness about this sorry state of affairs. Many NGOs and organisations have worked towards gender neutrality and upliftment of girl child in India. We can achieve this goal in some simple ways, where education is the most important of all. For accomplishing this goal, some government and private schemes provide scholarship (even globally)…

Why being a lawyer is nothing like life in Suits?

Why being a lawyer is nothing like life in Suits?

It’s no secret that lawyers are stereotypically imagined sitting behind a desk, wearing suits, and forking out arguments in courthouses. In reality, lawyers have left the courthouse and entered an office environment. The days of one-dimensional law firms are gone; now lawyers wear many hats within their company, wearing as many as four different hats at one time…

How to write a good cover letter?

How to write a good cover letter?

Make sure the experiences you mention are not remote to what you’re applying for. If you’re looking for a job in a law firm known for IP, make sure you modify your cover letter to better bring into light your experiences with organizations or firms that also specialize in IP…

WHERE SHOULD A LAW STUDENT INTERN THE MOST?

WHERE SHOULD A LAW STUDENT INTERN THE MOST?

Internships are an essential part of a law student’s life. It exposes the young and to-be lawyers to the vastness of the legal world. It provides an amazing learning experience outside the four walls of a classroom. Moreover, it also helps create a professional network for students. Many internships also offer pre-placement offers (PPOs) for the fourth and fifth-year students…

Should you go for debating in your first year of law school?

Should you go for debating in your first year of law school?

Understand that Parliamentary debating is a sport, and it takes time to get used to the rules of the game. If I throw a football at your feet, I can’t expect you to win against anyone who’s been practicing for years, right…

IS MOOTING IMPORTANT FOR LAW STUDENTS?

IS MOOTING IMPORTANT FOR LAW STUDENTS?

Look at mooting as a cake. The capacity to orally argue/public speaking is the cherry on the cake: it’s gorgeous, it’s unique, but the majority of what you’d be eating IS THE CAKE ITSELF. Actual litigation is fuelled by research and the ability to apply adjectival/procedural law with tenacity…