5 Law Blogs that Law Students Should Follow Right Now

If you’re looking for a legal blog that is engaging, relatable and reliable then you came to the right place. We pride ourselves here at Legal Realities on sharing useful and accurate legal information with the world. So we thought it about time that we show our appreciation for those that do the same.

Perhaps you’re a new lawyer who wants to keep updated on the legal news around them, maybe you’re an almost-finished student looking to increase their conversational knowledge, or maybe you’re simply considering studying law and you want to know what a day in the life of alawyer looks like. Whatever the case, we’ve got you covered.

Here is a list of the top 5 law blogs to follow right now:

1. Before the Bar

Before the Bar. This is particularly helpful for law students as it is written by practicing lawyers and law students themselves. It covers all topics law school related, and discusses how to move on after your
studies while also exploring the complexities of professionalism in legal practice.

2. BeSpacific

Labelled as “one of the best sources of news” in the world of legal information, legal research and knowledge management, in a blog post by the ABA journal, BeSpacific is a 16 year old blog that summarizes and provides links to news stories, academic papers, and websites that discuss new and relevant legal news. It promises accurate and focused research on law, technology, and knowledge discovery.

3. Financial Panther

If you’ve got a huge student debt from your law degree and you know it clap your hands… or better yet, head over the the financial panther where you can watch as one lawyer documents his journey of paying off his massive student loan while also finding a job he loves and being able to successfully balance his life and leisure time. Oh and did we mention he does all of this without sacrificing his standard of living or income? Sounds too good to be true, right? But it’s not. Head over the the financial panther to check it out.

4. The Last Gen X American

This blog has moved through many spaces since it was first created. Once launched as the Law School Tuition Bubble, this blog now focuses on law school tuition, student debt, and legal education. It offers a critical look at the failings in legal education as well as a plethora of well researched blog posts for those who are still within the world of legal education—either as a student or as an educator.

5. Legal Evolution

If you’re interested in knowing about innovations in the legal industry and experiencing a critical view of legal education then this is the place to be. Bill Henderson, the creator, is a professor a the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and offers deeply insightful, well-researched, blog posts for your legal mind chew over.

For an even more comprehensive list, head over to the ABA Journal for their vote on the top 100 law blogs for legal students, lawyers, and law enthusiasts alike. And be sure to tell us in the comments below if you think we’ve missed any other great legal blogs that should be known to every student there is.