on March 23, 2015
It’s no secret articling can be stressful. For many students, this is their first time working in a law office. Even those who have summered have probably heard stories about how different articling is, and have preconceived notions of how their lives will change over the year. In this article, I hope to dispel some of those myths.
on March 16, 2015
Nobody is perfect. If you came to law school believing you were, chances are the first year gave you doubts. Every year, law school classrooms get filled with brilliant, hardworking, and competitive young professionals. Being just one in the heap can be a difficult adjustment, especially for those who came from places where they were considered exceptional.
on March 9, 2015
The Canadian economy is still picking up since the 2008 recession. Despite this, the annual unemployment rate is still around six or seven per cent, which is much higher than a lot of other developed countries. Also, with the rise of the cost of living and an increased number of university graduates, having a Bachelor’s degree or even a law degree doesn’t mean you’ll automatically get a job.
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
Written by Veronica YeungIssue: Fall 2014My costumes are inspired by an interest in classical Japanese ghost folklore and my studies in law and social justice…
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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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