A PhD in law is a chance, perhaps a unique chance, to carve out a place for yourself as a singular expert on one specific aspect of law.
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.
Being in my fourth year of law school, I often face dilemmas where different bits of advice are offered by different people. I'm still conflicted as to whether I should obtain some work experience and then go abroad or jump right in. And I also deliberate over whether an LLM degree would serve me better or a JD
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.
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.
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.
While it is always disappointing to need to delay plans, students should remember that they’re not alone, there are thousands of students worldwide in a similar situation. They should choose the best option for them as per their safety, learning outcomes and the experience they’ll receive.
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.
The LLM was a great experience, mixed with both learning and fun. I look back and think of every single aspect of the program and the culture, and now see how it added immense value to my experience overall.
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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.
With an estimated hundred thousand new law graduates every year, it is not surprising that international law schools are increasing their focus on India.