The semester started during the hot
and hazy days of August, when we headed to 1L orientation programs at Albany
Law School, St. John's University School of Law, Touro Law School, Hofstra
University School of Law and Syracuse University College of Law.
by Patricia Stockli, Director of Section Services
As a student member, you receive one
free Section membership, in addition to membership in the Young Lawyers
Section. If you know what practice area interests you, then join that
Section and begin making the professional connections that will be invaluable
to your career. If you aren't sure which practice area interests you, join a
few Sections to learn where your interests lie.
by Christopher Jennison, 3L at Syracuse College of Law
Congratulations to all the new 1Ls!
These next few years will have much hard work, many highs and hopefully not too
many lows. After that, though, a promising career of advocacy is in store. This
first year is a crucial one, as you have likely heard, your grades this first
year are essential for when you apply for 2L summer positions, if you consider
transferring, and likely when you are being interviewed for post-graduation
by Priyanka Verma, 2L at Hofstra Law School
Can a derivative finding be made
against the respondent as to his own biological child based on the abuse of the
subject child if the respondent is not found to be the person legally
responsible ("PLR") of the abused child but is found to have, by a
preponderance of the evidence, abused that child?
by Eugene Frenkel, 2L at Cardozo Law School
Without networking, we would not
have promotions, clients, friends, or even opportunities. Networking is at the
core of human interaction and it is something that everyone fears.
by Lexi Herman, 3L at New York Law School
With today's technology, an author
no longer needs a traditional publishing company to be successful. So why
are students still being forced to purchase traditionally published
books? There are many reasons why professors should choose to use
e-textbooks instead. First, there is the price difference.
by Matthias Brown, Esq. Young Lawyer Section Member
It was not an easy decision to become an attorney and
I considered many career choices before settling on attending law school. The
following is why I chose the law. The pathway towards my decision began in