I’m just finishing my first year so I can’t give the best description, but so far it’s been alright. First year is pretty intense, it’s all mandatory classes (at least at my school) of the general areas of law, and honestly a lot of it has been pretty boring. My big problem with law is that it’s an extremely narrow perspective on the issues and it’s taught in a really formulaic way that tends to strip away any of the context or interesting elements of the cases. I have heard that it gets much better in upper years though when we have course selection, and there’s a pretty broad variety of classes we can take. The people at my school are mostly great, but it’s definitely a much more conservative environment than I’m used to and there’s a huge focus on people going into corporate law (which I’m not interested in at all) so it can be hard to find people who are interested in the same things. If you do go to law school though, I highly recommend doing as much clinical/hands on work as you can, because so far that’s been the best part for me.
to summarize: i’m not a huge fan generally, but there are good moments
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