April/May 2015

Shedding the Stigma of Mental illness


Shedding the Stigma of Mental illness

It's no secret that law students (and lawyers) battle anxiety, depression, and addictions at alarming rates. Student Lawyer takes a critical look at the state of mental health among law students and offers guidance on where to turn for help.

Yale 3L Amar Bakshi has launched a series of provocative art installations--in which gold-painted shipping containers are equipped with audio-video technology and transformed into virtual "portals"--aimed at connecting diverse people across great distances.

Law school is the prime time to start cultivating relationships with those who may be your future colleagues, clients, or bosses.

Former criminal defense lawyer Shawn Askinosie found a sweet second calling as a chocolate entrepreneur with a taste for social justice.

How to look smart this summer, navigating "post-normal" times, the role of legal employers in improving legal education, and some savvy outlining tips.


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