Amicus Interviews: Nishant Gokhale on Indian law schools, legal education & more (Part II)

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.

The Amicus Interviews: Nishant Gokhale on Harvard Law, Gates Cambridge & more (Part I)

The LL.M. is a broad-ranging experience so the purpose cannot be anything but subjective. Ask yourself why you want to do it and this will likely yield answers to when and where you would like to pursue it.

First Person Accounts: Umika Sharma on the PhD at National University of Singapore NUS (Part II)

Umika Sharma is currently a PhD Scholar (Law) at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Just make sure that your topic is of interest to you. Not something that’s popular or which others think should be researched on.

The Amicus Interviews: Deborshi Barat on the MALD at Fletchers, legal research & more

Deborshi Barat is a PhD scholar at the Fletcher School, Tufts University the same institute where he completed the MA in Law & Diplomacy as well as an LL.M.

The famous collegiality of the Fletcher ‘mafia’ is a different experience altogether, and one learns a lot from one’s peers as well, especially because the range of perspectives, nationalities, professional backgrounds, and world-views is staggering.

First Person Accounts: Umika Sharma on the LL.M. from QMUL, PhD at National University of Singapore (Part I)

Umika Sharma is currently a PhD Scholar (Law) at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Here at NUS, the research community is vibrant and very active and invites all the doctoral students to research workshops where doctoral candidates as well as faculty present their research and seek comments.

The Amicus Interviews: Malavika Prasad on legal education, “social capital” & much more.

Malavika Prasad

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.

The Amicus Interviews: Shilpi Nanda on the Cambridge LL.M. + Ph.D. at National University of Singapore (Part I)

Shilpi Nanda is currently pursuing her PhD at the National University of Singapore on a Commonwealth Scholarship.

Law students often believe that a doctoral degree is pursued only to undertake a career in academia or research. However, this is not necessarily true. A PhD teaches you much more than just research and writing.

First Person Accounts: Shanya Ruhela on the Cambridge LLM, PhD at Tilburg University

A Ph.D. is about finding your method in madness. One realises that a doctorate journey (like life itself) is a process. There are Eureka moments but these are few and far between.