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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.
on April 18, 2016
2016 moot roundup
Every year, dozens of moots are held across Canada with law students debating issues from all areas of law. As the school year draws to a close and students cast back over their accomplishments, moots are sure to be a highlight. Here’s our annual roundup for 2016 — let us know if we’ve missed one.
on April 18, 2016
Law students need networking, expertise, and a little luck to make it in an emerging field
The power of the Internet is awesome. Tremendous amounts of knowledge are available literally at our fingertips. But with this great power comes great responsibility — and even greater questions.

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