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...
Top 5 Law Schools for 2018

Top 5 Law Schools for 2018

Pursuing a JD is a noble endeavor – and an admission into an elite school is certainly the key to a successful career in the field of law. With an increasing amount of students enrolling in law school (nearly 40,000 graduating with their degree in 2015 alone),...
Tips for Improving Client Service

Tips for Improving Client Service

When fighting legal battles is your nine-to-five job,  perpetually maintaining an empathetic mindset can be difficult. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing; after all, if a lawyer tried to be emotionally invested in every case she fought, she would likely find...
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...