By Emma York, LSJ Communications Student Assistant Four Law, Societies, and Justice alumni recently visited campus to speak to current majors about their experience taking time off from school between their undergrad and graduate studies. Their diverse pathways and wisdom helped students learn of the benefits of a gap year.
By Emma York, LSJ Communications Student Assistant Research by LSJ faculty can serve not only to bring attention to disparities in our legal system, but to manifest in criminal justice reform. Sometimes, such research can even help make history. Take, for example, the recent work by LSJ Professor Katherine Beckett, which proved to be consequential in Washington’s landmark death penalty ruling.
By Emma York, LSJ Communications Student Assistant LSJ faculty are driven to conduct research not only to satisfy their intellectual curiosity, but to try to make an impact in the world. As an example, take the recent work of LSJ Assistant Professor Stephen Meyers.
Story By Nancy Joseph Director of Publications | College of Arts and Sciences
Dear LSJ Alumnus: As you likely remember, we require each LSJ major to take our internship course. As you also likely remember, we ask each student to analyze the organization where they worked, and to reflect on what they gained from the experience. One of the most moving conclusions to any of those analyses arrived not too long ago from Shaila Bolger, one of the members of our graduating class of 2018. She described her work at Mary’s Place, which provides shelter and other services to homeless families. Shaila ended her analysis this way:
By Amara Le | LSJ Social and Digital Media Assistant Law, Societies & Justice equips students with the skills necessary to ask big questions, probe multiple perspectives, and prepare for a wide range of possible careers. Six LSJ alumni explain how this happens and why it matters.
By Sophie Watson, Contributing Writer As summer approaches and many Law, Societies, and Justice majors prepare to tackle their internships or newly turned alums begin their search through the job market, there’s one organization that has welcomed LSJ alums and current students with open arms.