on November 17, 2014
DosAsk for help when you need it.
on November 17, 2014
There is a pervasive culture in most Canadian law schools that warns “Big Law or bust.” Generations of law students have experienced the phenomenon that converts 1L moral idealists into 3L financial realists. So while many of us begin law school with the passions of Atticus Finch and Jake Brigance, after three years of legal education, we often find ourselves more influenced by The Wolf of Wall Street.
on November 10, 2014
Sometimes recent law graduates see passion and practicality collide as they graduate with noble public-interest aspirations and are hit with the reality of having to pay off often six-figure debt loads.
Fall 2014, Volume 9 • Issue 2
Written by Jennifer BrownIssue: Fall 2014After a few weeks of law school Frances Mahon boldly went to professor Alan Young’s office at Osgoode Hall Law…
Written by Michael McKiernanIssue: Fall 2014No matter what your undergraduate specialty was, law school is a different beast altogether. So what do you need to…
Written by Mallory HendryIssue: Fall 2014Assistant editor Mallory Hendry caught up with the University of Alberta’s new law dean Paul Paton soon after he officially…
Written by Yamri TaddeseIssue: Fall 2014Entrepreneurship is a catchword in the practice of law these days, but it’s also a skill you could use when…
Written by Ted FlettIssue: Fall 2014Randy Campbell sits at the front of the class, usually without neighbours. “I like to feel like it’s just me…
Written by Arshy MannIssue: Fall 2014Harry Arthurs knows a thing or two about legal education. The 79-year-old has been a fixture of Canada’s legal community…
Written by Mallory HendryIssue: Fall 2014Practising in class actions, in Windsor, Ont., government, in Edmonton
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Written by Gail J. CohenIssue: Fall 2014Ontario’s new law practice program has taken flight providing budding lawyers with the opportunity to get their licence to practise…
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