on July 28, 2014
Thompson Rivers University professor Margaret Hall’s mandatory first-year legal perspectives class has historically been a difficult one to teach.
on July 28, 2014
“Etiquette shmetiquette,” I thought to myself when I noticed one of the University of New Brunswick law career development seminar topics was essentially Manners 101. I didn’t think I needed it. I’m no Emily Post but I don’t offend people by talking politics or religion on first meeting and I hold my pinky finger out when sipping tea.
on July 7, 2014
I survived the LSAT and even made it to Western University, but I had no idea the real challenge would be securing an articling position in the aftermath of a global economic recession. It has been called the “articling crisis,” though in every crisis lies opportunity and the future is bright.
Spring 2014, Volume 9 • Issue 1
Students enrolled in Lakehead University’s new law program will be able to practise law after completing just three years of…
- Subtitle Cover Story
Written by Marg. BruinemanIssue: Spring 2014A prospective law school student has many options in Canada.
Gail Wong, director of McCarthy Tétrault LLP’s student program for the Ontario region, talks to 4Students assistant editor Zachary Pedersen…
- Subtitle Q & A
Written by Vawn HimmelsbachIssue: Spring 2014Madness isn’t just a label or a category. And Lucy Costa wants to change our perception of what “mad” actually…
- Subtitle Lucy Costa wants to change perceptions of mental illness.
Until now, all Ontario lawyers had to complete the traditional articling process before being called to the bar. But last…
- Subtitle Ryerson University and the University of Ottawa to deliver Ontario’s other options for becoming a lawyer.
Written by Yamri TaddeseIssue: Spring 2014Bay Street law firm jobs may be hard to come by, but there might be other places that will let…
- Subtitle A fulfilling career doesn’t always have to start with a traditional law firm job.
Practising in the 905, in Saint John, N.B., Aboriginal Law, Family Law
- Subtitle The Pros and Cons
Steven Hansen is a third-year law student at the University of Alberta. Each year, the school holds a cabaret music…
- Subtitle Students' Page
Written by Gail J. CohenIssue: Spring 2014You have to be *#$?% kidding me!
- Subtitle Editor's Desk
RT @TEDFLETT: My latest @CanLawMag #abinitio column on etiquette and student recruitment http://t.co/UTyVr9PTjG Thx @mcmillanllp and @mack…
RT @LegalFeedsblog: New blog post: U.S. court upholds $67-million verdict against TD Bank in Ponzi suit http://t.co/U6qOD3QmD0
RT @CdnPress: University of New Brunswick loses bid to have hockey discrimination case tossed http://t.co/01VA2kDEx0
RT @pmharper: Canada is announcing its intent to impose additional sanctions on Russia & agents of the Putin regime. http://t.co/WNBw1kQYrt…