Jessica Sung writes, "As a newly minted attorney, I have several interior monologues running in my head while doing prep work on cases. One of them goes something like this: 'This case involves a real client. I'm helping a real client. This is a very real client with a very real life and a very real problem.'
"OK, so there's no need to read between the lines there. There is nothing like a real case to help you realize that the academic world of mock trial, moot court, and pretend hypos is long past the vanishing point in your rear-view mirror."