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December 15, 2014
B.C. government deals another blow to TWU law school
The fight is far from over for Trinity Western University and its fledgling law school.
Law School Futures
December 15, 2014
Canada isn’t ready for an online law school
Many Canadian educational institutions have long been running distance education programs. Some of them, such as Alberta’s Athabasca University, specialize in this type of education. The most compelling reason for providing distance education is to make educational opportunities accessible to individuals who are not able to take advantage of the in-person programs offered at universities and colleges.
David Paul’s Field Notes
December 15, 2014
Gear, gadgets, and more, part 2
In the first part of this two-part series, I talked about the importance of keeping up with trends in technology, particularly if we choose to use technology to better serve our clients and help manage our practice. However, technology is also a rapidly changing area that requires periodic updates on where it sits now, and where it is going.
The Twila Zone
December 15, 2014
You’ve lost that successful feelin’?
2014 is ending fast. Every firm in Canada has lost some great talent this year to roles outside of private practice. The question everyone asks is “why”? Why do lawyers leave private practice?
The IT Girl
December 15, 2014
What do cloud vendors want, part 2?
Last month, I wrote about part of my recent conversation with in-house counsel from several major public Canadian and U.S. cloud vendors in connection to the Canadian IT Law Association’s Annual Meeting in October. Here are some more thoughts from them on the big issues surrounding cloud computing.
Cover Story
December 15, 2014
Serving up a strong brew of a deal
There’s nothing like an unsolicited takeover bid to shake up one’s summer, but when you head up the legal team at Canada’s most iconic fast-food brands it brings with it more than the usual set of merger and acquisition-related challenges.

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