The Boyd Student Blog publishes short pieces written by students about legal policy, news, debates, cases, and scholarship. The Boyd Student Blog is run solely by J.D. and L.L.M. Candidates at the William S. Boyd School of Law. The views expressed in the articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Editorial Team, the William S. Boyd School of Law, or any of the authors’ other affiliations.
12/02/2015 - 09:07“How do you do it?” I’ve been asked about a zillions times about being a full time parent and full time student in law school. My reply, “You just do it.” That may seem a bit smug,...12/02/2015 - 08:55You’ve been admitted to and have decided to attend the William S. Boyd School of Law! If you’re like me, your excitement may swiftly become tinged with a sense of, “Now what?” Your first...11/17/2015 - 11:42Sin City-- not a place that many picture as the place to get their legal education (unless maybe you want to do criminal prosecution or defense), and usually not a place someone pictures themselves living in...11/17/2015 - 11:40It would be safe to assume that during at least one point in your life you will experience stress. The more activities you take on, the more stress you will accumulate. Everyone stresses over different things, of...11/06/2015 - 12:26Final exams are just a few weeks away. I don’t know about anyone else but I’m beginning to panic! So, I decided to do a little research on exam preparation to see if I could learn any tips or suggestions...10/13/2015 - 09:50Graduate school attracts a wide variety of people, including those fresh from their undergraduate years and others who have taken either short or long breaks from school. Law school is no exception, and quite a few...10/01/2015 - 12:36There are many methods and techniques that law students develop as their legal education progresses and many first year students, or 1Ls, are unsure of how to use those techniques to make the most of their study time...08/27/2015 - 14:03For the recently admitted law student, the thought of their first year invariably conjures up images of studying eight nights a week, endless coffee pots, the loss of all contact with the outside world, and finals...08/10/2015 - 15:03Being a law student is hard enough; being a part-time student is an equally difficult task. However, the part-time program allows working professionals, who are also parents in many cases, the opportunity to...