As a legal academic, you may also be drawn upon for advice by governmental bodies, NGOs, policy and think tanks, and other relevant organisations in public life, and this can be very rewarding.
I know I have also made some friends for life. I have taken up learning a new language, trying my hand at a musical instrument, abstract painting, reading books in my mother tongue etc. Bottomline: zero regrets.
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.
If a law school has served you well, you will be a better person along with being a law graduate.
Amicus Partners speaks with Cristóbal Alvear who is part of the faculty at IE Law School.
Lakshmi Neelakantan on planning for her doctorate degree, what exactly a doctorate entails, the future of Indian law schools, and a whole lot more.
Lakshmi Neelakantan on her MSc at the University of Oxford, doing a non-LLM master's, advice for the Indian law graduate and more
Kanad Bagchi discusses Indian law schools and the research spaces they have created, the advantages of studying abroad, and a whole lot more.
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.
I am particularly excited to speak with Kanad Bagchi, (KIIT Law School '13) who is currently a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute