Category: Academics

Alisha’s declassified law school survival guide

A few weeks ago, I was studying with a friend and we started discussing the essential items that make our law-school lives (somewhat) easier. She said she wished she had known what to buy before 1L year started,… Read More

Three new scholars bolster KU Law faculty

Three new faculty members with diverse experience in teaching, scholarship and practice started at KU Law this fall. Kyle Velte joins KU Law as an associate professor of law, teaching Evidence, Torts and Employment Discrimination. Velte holds an… Read More

KU Law offers students hands-on experience in electronic discovery

KU Law is among only a handful of law schools offering electronic discovery as a stand-alone class. Coming from two decades of practice, Professor Amii Castle teaches students how to preserve, ask for, search and produce electronic documents… Read More

Cosmic pull

Sam LaRoque counts meeting U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas among his most memorable KU Law experiences. Astrophysicist’s rendezvous with law school written in the stars Some might say the stars aligned to bring Sam LaRoque to KU… Read More

From covering trials to trying cases

Reinvention the right move for journalist-turned-law student Just a couple of months away from graduation and a few weeks out from my 28th birthday, I thought recently about where my pre-law school self would have envisioned me at… Read More

Business suits + white coats

In MLP, student learns value of lawyers, doctors partnering for healthy communities Looking past the stereotypes, lawyers and doctors have a lot in common. Usually seen as adversaries, I know that at least medical students and law students… Read More

KU Law superheroes

Student appreciates ‘feats of strength and determination’ by classmates, faculty Mega-blockbuster superhero flicks are taking the world by storm. “Black Panther” recently surpassed a cool billion dollars at the box office (Wakanda Forever!), and “Avengers: Infinity War” is… Read More

What TV doesn’t tell you about law school

First-year KU Law student Terra Brockman, front row sixth from left, was a member of the winning team in the 2017 Bluebook Relays. The annual competition is just one of the ways students bond with their small-section classmates… Read More

Learning to balance the busy

As a KU Law Student Ambassador giving tours of Green Hall, one of the most common questions I hear from students is how to balance all the work of law school with a healthy life — socially, physically… Read More

Former teacher, stronger lawyer

Jake Turner, back row second from right, with his Spirit Award-winning Bluebook Relays team, Guns ‘n’ Rosenberg Law student’s first career taught importance of client relationships, being prepared for anything As a young child, I dreamed of being… Read More