The findings of the survey are intended intend to inform law students across India about the different summer programs they can opt for,
We asked five Indian law students to share their experiences with one of the most popular online course providers, Coursera.
Short-term summer programs have been long sought after by law students as a means to expose themselves to foreign education, interact with faculty members from some of the best universities in the world, and foster relationships.
Academically, the most valuable experience for me was a massive improvement in the most basic skills that any lawyer must possess, that is, critical thinking, analytical thinking, and writing skills.
The fact is, research activity and research led teaching is resource intensive and faculty need time to develop and deliver these.
The breadth of the curriculum, covering 60 courses over 5 years itself was a huge change and brought many new, multidisciplinary course offerings that had never been taught, such as Law and Rural Development, Environmental Law, among others.
Both NYU and NYC have taught me numerous life and professional lessons.
Law schools need to create incentives to enable students to take up work that they are passionate about, rather than doing a bewildering number of internships for the sole reason that other law students are.
We know that in the name of filtering for students of a certain ability, merit filters out those who could not access the education and social capital that nurtures such ability.
Lakshmi Neelakantan on planning for her doctorate degree, what exactly a doctorate entails, the future of Indian law schools, and a whole lot more.
Amal Sethi completed an LLM from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and is currently working on his SJD.
Amicus Partners gave a short talk on LLM applications at the Hidayatullah National Law University in Raipur. These are some of the memories made.
In the second part, Kanad Bagchi and I discuss legal academia, the BA LLB degree and the future of Indian law schools, working in India, and a whole lot more.
Sapna Reheem Shaila discusses the LLM at the School of Oriental and African Studies, her ongoing doctorate studies, and a whole lot more.
One of the goals of Amicus Partners is to conduct research on the career trajectories of this country’s law graduates.
First Person Accounts (FPA's) are meant to provide a first-hand account of lawyer's who have pursued a post-graduate course from different schools across the world. In this edition of the FPA, we get talking with Ritwika Sharma who recently completed an LLM from Cambridge University.That is not the only post-graduate degree that she possesses, Ritwika … Continue reading First Person Accounts: Ritwika Sharma on LLMs from NALSAR, Cambridge University