on June 29, 2015
It’s an inconceivable thought for some, including this naïve columnist: a supervising lawyer sexually harassing an articling student. Members of a profession that protects one’s rights violating earnest newcomers.
At least that’s the plan in Alberta, which is updating its articling system
on June 22, 2015
The Law Society of Alberta is launching its new education plan, which will change the face of articling in Alberta for good.
Law School Futures
on June 15, 2015
Tradition is the foundation on which our professional culture is built. It is the centripetal force that holds us together in the face of centrifugal forces wanting to pull us apart. Things like gowning or bowing to the court, or talking about a place called “Upper Canada,” may seem quaint and old-fashioned, but they give us a sense of rootedness and they guard against the human tendency to the arrogance of the here and now.
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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