Tag: law school

Track your online distraction with RescueTime

Our language is pretty well-suited to describe how we focus. We don’t “burn” attention, we “pay” it – and it’s pretty easy to find ourselves in a deficit. The saying “time is money” is true not only in… Read More

Stressed out? Gussy up and boogie down at ‘Law Prom’

The Barrister’s Ball has a long history at KU Law. Here a couple enjoys the event in the early 1980s. The spring semester has begun, and KU Law students are buckling down in preparation for the busyness that… Read More

The town that built me

As a small girl, I would walk in circles around the giant metal cross that stood outside my church. As my parents caught up with their friends after mass, I would trace my hand across its rough surface,… Read More

Local restaurant fare makes law school more delicious

As most people who know me will attest, I like to eat – and I like it more when someone else does the cooking for me. It’s not that I don’t know how to cook, but sometimes after… Read More

The perfect study break, trivia night also yields bragging rights

In my few months as a law student, one of the most important things I have learned is how to balance the rigors of law school with the reality of the outside world. It is so easy to… Read More

A day in the life of a 2L

Day in the Life is a three-part series following a 1L, 2L and 3L through a typical day of law school. The second installment is written by 2L Andy Stein. 7:15 a.m. The soothing tones of Incubus’ “Aqueous… Read More

A race of wits: Bluebook Relays return for 22nd year

Barber Emerson Bluebook Relays Friday, October 28, 2011 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Green Hall View photos from last year’s Relays Each fall, first-year law students participate in the Barber Emerson Bluebook Relays. The competition, sponsored by a Lawrence… Read More

1L shares remedies to cure law school burnout

There’s something about a day of sitting in classes, reading between classes, and looking forward to a night of more reading that can really wear a girl (or guy) out. Luckily, I’ve already found a few tried-and-true remedies… Read More

CALI for iPad and iPhone? Yes, please!

For those who aren’t familiar with CALI (Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction), it is a computer-based, interactive tutorial that is free for KU Law students, faculty and staff. You login to the website and choose a lesson by… Read More

1L Diaries: Final exam lost in cyberspace increases risk of heart failure

Editor’s note: KU Law student Natalie Hull wrote this journal entry during the 2009-10 school year as part of the 1L Diaries project. The diaries appear in the Spring 2011 edition of the KU Law Magazine. Read the… Read More