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Law School Futures
on May 30, 2016
Oops, I did it again!
I don’t imagine that Britney Spears has often thought about the Canadian legal profession. But if she did, she might have been forgiven for having been inspired to name her second album by watching us in action. To paraphrase Abba Eban, we never seem to miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity — an opportunity, that is, to chart a new course in the relationship between the practising arm of the profession and the teaching one.
Ab Initio
on May 24, 2016
The final flight
Seated on my return flight from Fredericton to Toronto, I thumb through my freshly printed yearbook. Chronicling the adventures of the 2015-16 academic year, the pages evoke nostalgia.
Ab Initio
on April 25, 2016
Dress for success: What to wear in law school
Admittedly, with the grind of exams at this time of year, few students have fashion top of mind. But, in the day-to-day of law school, styles vary as much as the student body. And similar to how someone dresses for the gym, office, or club, what a law student yanks from his or her closet to head to class — whether its sweatpants and a hoodie or a suit by Hugo Boss — is no accident.

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Fall 2015, Volume 10 • Issue 1
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    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue: Fall 2015
    Joshua D’Cunha feels pretty pumped about landing a full-time job at Infrastructure Ontario as legal counsel. The University of Windsor…
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    In August 2010, Toronto was simmering away in a sticky heat wave as John MacLean found himself packing to move…
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    There are no heavy legal textbooks in the required reading for a bold new course at the still young law…
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    To be part of one of the longest technologically-driven, white-collar-crime jury trials in Canadian history was more than Tala Khoury…
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    For most students, taking on debt is an expected but unwelcome part of the law school experience — and many…
    • Subtitle Calgary's law school is ramping up performance-based learning
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    Issue: Fall 2015
    Known for its technology-savvy Faculty of Law, the University of Calgary is taking practical steps toward achieving more performance-based learning…
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    Practising in St. John'sEmily Lukaweski, Cox & Palmer LLP                       …
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    Written by Kate Palumbo
    Issue: Fall 2015
    After studying jazz performance at McGill University from 2007-2010, Kate Palumbo continued to live in Montreal, immersed in the local…
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    Issue: Fall 2015
    While it’s too early to declare Ontario’s English- and French-language Law Practice Program an overnight success after just one year,…
 
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