Category: Academics

KU Law superheroes

Student appreciates ‘feats of strength and determination’ by classmates, faculty Mega-blockbuster superhero flicks are taking the world by storm. “Black Panther” recently surpassed a cool billion dollars at the box office (Wakanda Forever!), and “Avengers: Infinity War” is …

What TV doesn’t tell you about law school

First-year KU Law student Terra Brockman, front row sixth from left, was a member of the winning team in the 2017 Bluebook Relays. The annual competition is just one of the ways students bond with their small-section classmates …

Learning to balance the busy

As a KU Law Student Ambassador giving tours of Green Hall, one of the most common questions I hear from students is how to balance all the work of law school with a healthy life — socially, physically …

Former teacher, stronger lawyer

Jake Turner, back row second from right, with his Spirit Award-winning Bluebook Relays team, Guns ‘n’ Rosenberg Law student’s first career taught importance of client relationships, being prepared for anything As a young child, I dreamed of being …

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Xiu “Monica” Huang

Five questions with Xiu “Monica” Huang, Visiting Scholar from China 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? KU offers world-class education and enjoys a strong …

Native American photographer focuses on blended future in tribal law, film  

According to the American Bar Association, Native American attorneys make up 0.3 percent of the more than 1 million lawyers in the United States; I want to change that. Now, more than ever, Native Americans need capable, committed …

Finding focus

Law student with OCD manages condition with accommodations, perseverance My friends from high school like to joke around about the new, low-key version of Emily Brown. They saw me at my worst: unmedicated, with a mind that could …

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Doğan Durna

Five questions with Doğan Durna, visiting scholar from Turkey 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? In 2010 I met Prof.John Head through a friend of mine …

Presiding over the classroom

Kansas Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall teaches Appellate Advocacy at KU Law. Alumni judges return to KU Law as teachers For future attorneys whose professional success will often hinge on the ruling of a judge, having one as …

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Yueqing Li

Five questions with Yueqing Li, visiting scholar from China 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? One of my friends recommended KU to me.When viewing …