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on October 20, 2014
Great strides but more work to be done for women: chief justice
Delivering the keynote address at the University of Toronto’s Victoria University’s Charter Day Convocation, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin kept her remarks focused squarely on equality, and the importance of obtaining more equal gender representation in “societal and democratic governance.”
Law School Futures
on October 20, 2014
The CBA Futures Report’s vision of Canadian legal education
The subtitle of the CBA’s Futures Report, “Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada,” reflects the ambitious scope of the report. The subject matter of its 22 recommendations ranges from alternative business structures for the delivery of legal services to the collection of better information about the legal profession and its makeup, the regulation of the legal profession, and the education of Canadian lawyers.
Tips on enhancing your experience and leaving a long-lasting impression
on October 13, 2014
Excelling at articles
As law students, we constantly worry about our future career: whether it’s on landing an articling position, successfully completing it, or getting hired back afterwards. So how can you make the best out of your experience?

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