Should You Room with Another Law Student?
August 30, 2017

Most law schools offer a variety of on and off campus housing options, but the big question is should you live alone or with roommates? Here’s a closer look at some pros and cons of the law school roommate quandary. 

How to Build Your Reputation in Law
August 23, 2017
It’s not enough to have stellar grades and letters of recommendation.  You need to build your reputation, and it needs to be a standout one.  How?  Let’s take a closer look at five strategies to build your reputation in law. 

What Law Students Should Know About Communicating with Professors
August 18, 2017
Above the Law recently shared the story of one law school professor’s struggle to navigate the relationship between professor and student. Her quandary is a relatively unique one: Like most of her students, she’s a Millennial. For law students attempting to communicate with professors wh...

Top Six Countries to Study a Masters in International Taxation
August 16, 2017
Tax law is complicated to begin with. The complexity increases when one factors in globalization, the growing number of people and businesses subject to cross border taxation, international tax reforms and the rapid spread of digitization. Once the domain of only a few countries, international taxat...

Master the Art of Mooting
August 9, 2017
If you’re going into law, you need to know what to argue, how to argue, and what to anticipate in response to your points.  Your best form of practice?  Mooting, or a mock legal hearing.  Let’s take a closer look at six strategies to master the art of mooting.

What Students Need to Know about the First Amendment
July 4, 2017
You may be able to recite the First Amendment, but do you know why it matters in academia? What better time to take a closer look at this vital principle than on the celebration of the country’s independence? Here’s a closer look at the First Amendment, along with why it’s importan...

How to Get Valuable Law School Recommendations
June 7, 2017
LSAT?  Check.  Law school visits? Check. List of law schools?  Check.  Personal statement?  Check.  Letters of Recommendation?  Hmmm...  Take a look at these five tips for getting the most valuable law school recommendation letters.  You’ll be glad ...

Four Common Law Students Worries and How To Overcome Them
May 24, 2017
Leo Tolstoy famously wrote, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” This may be an apt observation of families, but we’re not sure it applies to law students. Because (while we’re not saying you’re unhappy) the reality is that man...

Are Law Schools Adequately Addressing Sexual Assault Law?
May 10, 2017
The popular crime drama, Law & Order: SVU, is one of the longest-running television series in history due in no small part to the fact that sex crimes happen in shocking multitude all over the globe every single day. And, as anyone who’s ever watched the show knows, lawyers play a signific...

What All Law Students Need to Know about Disability Rights
April 26, 2017
Approximately 15 percent of the world’s population -- more than one billion people -- have some form of disability, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Unfortunately, many people with disabilities have unmet needs -- making disability rights a highly relevant issue for today&rsqu...


January 10, 2019

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore may no longer be married, but their partnership left behind a powerful legacy thanks to the non-profit organization they...

January 4, 2019

A growing body of evidence points to “pervasive mental health issues” within the legal profession, including on campus. Enter wellness rooms, area...