Keep all of your options open at the beginning of the college search process. There are thousands of law schools and each may have their own strengths and weaknesses.
The MPP degree is an intersectional and practical course which aims to manage all three pillars of public policy – design, execution, and communication.
Science, Law and Social Science were my choices with the hope that even if I could not become a doctor of human being and cure their disease, I can be a doctor of the society so as to cure its illness.
Professor Patrick Osode is a professor of law at the Nelson Mandela School of Law, University of Fort Hare.
The Amicus Interviews are meant for broader discussions on legal education, and the legal profession at the global level. Along with the legal research and law schools, these interviews are meant to bring across a slightly "macro" perspective on things. Shreya Jain is a 2014 graduate of NLSIU, Bangalore who went on to complete an … Continue reading The Amicus Interviews: Shreya Jain on International Commercial Arbitration, the HLS LL.M.
One piece of advice I would give prospective doctoral students of any discipline is to have a very clear idea of what you want to enact but also be aware and prepared for the fact that this will change.
My number one advice to any LL.M. applicant would be to be a 100% sure as to why you want to pursue your masters and what value addition will the course bring to the table.
Like every international trained lawyer, I had two options either to appear for National Committee on Accreditation (“NCA”) examinations or take up a master's course in Canada.
Most pre-law students think that one, they can take out all the student loans and easily pay them back when they start working. This is simply untrue and makes many attorneys depressed as they struggle to pay their bills!
For instance, not every lawyer needs to do an LL.M. Some may choose to switch to economics or public policy, and Daksha Fellowship can help them navigate these choices better.
Not everybody is going to go for a legal education per se, but they want to know about the legal and business aspects of technology.
Research and writing are creative and the environment a researcher needs to flourish will be very individual. The best a university can do is to create an environment where there is space for each researcher to be creative.
We live in a world which really allows us to be innovative with the work we would like to do. So, take that risk to try out what you truly like. And don’t worry if things don’t work out, a law degree is a fantastic safety net and you can always come back to more traditional careers.
It seemed like the path of the fewest immediate obstacles as far as being a lawyer went. And then I decided to quit while I was still young and still had the willpower to leave the lawyer-money behind.
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