Category: Student Life

6 things I’ve learned in 6 months of law school​

I recently realized that I have been at KU Law for six months. It may not seem like a long time, but I’ve done a lot in this time. I moved to Lawrence, made new friends and finished… 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

Cold brew, Connect Four & Clinton Lake: Treat yo self to a study break

Law school can be overwhelming, and a 3L recently told me that feeling never really goes away.  So you need to make time to have fun. Treat yo self.  As an added bonus, the mental break will probably… Read More

Tips from a departing 3L

With graduation just a few months away, 3L Sophia Dinkel took a break from post-law school planning to offer words of wisdom to future Jayhawk lawyers-in-training.  As a 3L departing from law school in May, here are a… Read More

Reflections from a departing 3L

As I write this blog, I have just 33 days left of law school (not that I’m counting). Yes, you can graduate in December of your third year. Be a summer starter — it pays off in many… Read More

Life is like a giant law school class

Law school is an all-encompassing endeavor. Although challenging, it can be incredibly gratifying and rewarding. Law school really makes you think. There is liability everywhere. The world is a walking torts book. Sometimes I miss the old days… Read More

Native American photographer focuses on blended future in tribal law, film  

According to the American Bar Association, Native American attorneys make up 0.3 percent of the more than 1 million lawyers in the United States; I want to change that. Now, more than ever, Native Americans need capable, committed… Read More

Finding focus

Law student with OCD manages condition with accommodations, perseverance My friends from high school like to joke around about the new, low-key version of Emily Brown. They saw me at my worst: unmedicated, with a mind that could… Read More

Building cultural bridges and living in peaceful coexistence

I earned my undergraduate degree in Medinah, the second  most sacred city for Muslims after Makkah. Some of the classes I took in my undergraduate studies included Is­lamic jurisprudence in several schools in Islam, principles of jurisprudence, Islamic… Read More