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on August 25, 2014
Futures report offers some food for thought for law students, teachers
The Canadian Bar Association’s 2014 Legal Futures report explores some interesting possibilities for law students and their education.
on August 18, 2014
New law practice program prepares for take off
With the law practice program’s French and English sections ramping up for Sept. 2 and Aug. 25 launches, respectively, there is a common vibe from those at the helm of the innovative program: optimism.
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on August 18, 2014
Experiential learning at Canadian law schools
Many Canadian academics are familiar with the Carnegie Foundation’s 2007 report “Educating Lawyers” and its call for significant changes to the American model of legal education. Although it is an obvious oversimplification of a complex argument, the basic idea advanced in “Educating Lawyers” is that American law schools ought to look beyond preparing their students to do legal analysis and research and devote significantly more attention both to enhancing their students’ practical sk

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