What to Do When Placed Under Arrest

What to Do When Placed Under Arrest

You think it won’t happen to you. But the fact is, you don’t have to commit an egregious crime to find yourself sitting in the back of a squad car. Even an ordinary night out on the town could land you in jail if you behave rowdily at the bar or allow an argument with...
6 Legal Terms Everyone Should Know

6 Legal Terms Everyone Should Know

Law is dry, circuitous, and difficult to understand,  especially for those without a background in legal studies. While the average person can’t reasonably be expected to know the details about every aspect of the law, there are some common terms that everyone...
A Look into an Upcoming SCOTUS Case

A Look into an Upcoming SCOTUS Case

Laypeople tend to see laws as being set in stone and incontrovertible – and theoretically, they are. However, our legal system in practice relies on argument and interpretation far more often than you might think. In the span of a few inflected words, the...
Tips for Landing a Law Internship

Tips for Landing a Law Internship

Law students have it rough. For all the legal profession’s reputation as a highly coveted, lucrative field, more lawyers than ever are finding themselves jobless and broke in the months following graduation. Some law graduates have even begun suing their schools...
4 Careers a Law Degree Prepares You For

4 Careers a Law Degree Prepares You For

Television shows make lawyers look slick. Packed with courtroom drama, glitzy parties, and behind-the-scenes political machinations, these high-powered cinematic lawyers seem to have it made. For students finishing up their undergrad and looking to their future, law...
5 Law Blogs You Should be Reading

5 Law Blogs You Should be Reading

Contrary to popular belief, lawyers don’t spend most of their professional lives in the courtroom. Instead, they page through the day amidst piles of research, looking for technical details and wording specifics that could push their cases to victory. Despite...