Category: Personal Blogs

My Biggest Career Fear: I am an Accidental Lawyer and I don’t Want to Die in this Accident (+ Networking Fears and Advice)

Apparently, networking plays a very important role in law. You make contacts, become friends with your seniors, become friends with your co interns and later use these contacts in getting a job. So, what about a person like me who doesn't believe in the concept of networking? Who finds this concept absolutely shallow? If you

Internships + Jurisprudence= Scandalous?

This Article has been penned down by Pratik Patnaik, a student of Symbiosis Law School, Pune. In this write-up he tries to justify the significance of Jurisprudence apart from the dreary subject. Does he succeed in convincing you? Read on. Love to write? Feel free to put in your words on any law school/law student

Punishment

Courtesy of my discipline and good marks and everything which made a student ‘good’ in those times (there I use ‘those times’ for the first time: September 6, 2013. Note to self: ageing) I was made to sit down by the teacher whenever the whole class used to stand-up as a punishment. By Tanuj

Inversion of Brain Surgery: A Reflection on 4 Years of Law Teaching by Prof. Saurabh Bhattacharjee

Joining a law-school as an Assistant Professor, many years later, did not belie that promise. Ed Cowan, the Australian test cricketer, wrote that ‘Starting test cricket was like entering a realm of dreams made real. I was the same person, yet I was in an imaginary world where everything was epic and over the top.

3 Stories, 3 Teachers and 3 Lessons

My father received his law degree 5 years AFTER I was born. Before that, he was pretty much unemployed with random odd jobs at his discretion. My mother was essentially the breadwinner for the family during these years. She used to teach in whichever school I used to study as it had a two point