Posts from the ‘Law Student Chronicles’ category

First Semester of Law School: Has Stress Ever Been This Real? ~ By Jessica Cordero

As a graduation newborn, I thought studying for the LSAT was hard. I remember considering all of the brilliant people out there going through the same…

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Hoops and Ladders ~ By Caitlin Stover

As I walk in, my heart is racing. Over and over again, I remind myself of the early mornings, the late nights, the exhaustion. I remember…

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Moving Beyond “Thank You for Your Service” ~ By Karthik Venkatraj

Our nation continues to experience a groundswell of support for our veterans — a welcome change from the horrific treatment of our Vietnam-era veterans — but…

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An Encounter with Justice Sotomayor from Two Perspectives ~ By Karina Rocha and Melissa Austin

Through the Eyes of Karina Rocha On September 1, 2016, my friend Melissa Austin and I had the opportunity to attend Justice Sotomayor’s VIP event in…

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Law Student Chronicles: “Bar” Star by Day. Law Student by Night. ~ By Rebecca Spence

As I walked off the elevator on the ninth floor of my downtown office space, I sleepily lugged my overstuffed book bag to my desk and…

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Coming Home: Lessons Learned from an Iraq Deployment ~ By Karthik Venkatraj

I stepped off a chartered civilian aircraft in Kuwait City and was bussed to one of our large bases in Kuwait. When I got to the…

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I Just Felt Like Running ~ By Deanna Alfred

  At the start of 2016, I knew that I would be one of 26,000 to run in the Los Angeles Stadium to Sea Marathon. Because…

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Ballpark Neighborhood: A Tale of Two Communities ~ By Ty Nagamatsu

This year as a 3L, I am participating in the Community and Economic Development (CED) Clinic, the exclusively transactional clinic at DU Law. During the CED…

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First Year They Scare You; Second Year They Work You; Third Year…Can I Go Now? ~ By Deanna Alfred

In 2013, President Obama expressed his stance on a widely debated issue in the legal community and made it clear that law schools would be wise…

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Law Student Chronicles: Legal Lessons

  As my second year of law school comes to a graceful close, I can’t help but marvel at how quickly these past 19 months have…

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