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Monday, 01 February 2016 09:00

UVic Law launches new access to justice centre

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Sumra Mahmood says she decided to go to UVic because of its focus on social justice and access to justice.
Sumra Mahmood says she decided to go to UVic because of its focus on social justice and access to justice.
The University of Victoria Faculty of Law has established the Access to Justice Centre for Excellence with plans for five research projects to help determine need in the province.
Monday, 25 January 2016 10:35

Of love and law school

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Of love and law schoolWith Valentine’s Day around the corner, law students in love will be reminded of the challenges school throws at us and the concessions we make putting the mastery of reasonableness before relationships. The struggle is real and is evident to Osgoode’s student success and wellness counsellor.
Monday, 25 January 2016 10:08

Going on exchange in law school broadens world view

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Derek Kim says learning exchanges abroad can give you the confidence to solve problems independently and “work with anyone from anywhere in future practice.”
Derek Kim says learning exchanges abroad can give you the confidence to solve problems independently and “work with anyone from anywhere in future practice.”
Having returned from my second exchange abroad, I cannot recommend it enough for law students. During my second year of undergrad, I studied at Seoul National University and decided to repeat this experience in law school at the University of Hong Kong. As scores of emphatic post-exchange testimonials suggest, it is undoubtedly a life-changing experience and can add real value to your legal education.
Monday, 18 January 2016 09:53

McGill law grad makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

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Shobhita Soor never thought that her law degree would lead to insect farming.
Shobhita Soor never thought that her law degree would lead to insect farming.
Recent McGill University law grad Shobhita Soor says she is “grateful to be in good company,” after being recognized by Forbes magazine as a breakout talent of 2016 30 Under 30 list
Source: Law Job Exchange survey
Source: Law Job Exchange survey
Finding work in the legal profession after graduation can be tough, with a recent survey showing just 46 per cent of law grads in Ontario and Quebec found meaningful work in less than six months following completion of their articles.
Stephanie Boomboor explains PPD program
Stephanie Boomhour says the PPD program at the University of Ottawa gave her the experience to hit the ground running.

Much has been written about the Law Practice Program at Ryerson. It is unfortunate that most of the articles seem to overlook the fact that an equivalent program in French, called the Programme de pratique du droit, is offered at the University of Ottawa. I am proud to say that I was a member of the first cohort of candidates to complete the PPD in its first year, starting in September 2014.

Monday, 21 December 2015 10:06

Fitness and the law: How do students succeed at both?

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Fitness and the law: How do students succeed at both?The overachievers that we are, few law students let a new year pass without jotting down, or at least taking mental note, of a few resolutions. Like the rest of the world’s goals for 2016, many of them involve health and fitness.
“Single parents and individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds rightly find the prospect of an additional $100,000 of law school debt to be daunting,” says legal educator Omar Ha-Redeye.
“Single parents and individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds rightly find the prospect of an additional $100,000 of law school debt to be daunting,” says legal educator Omar Ha-Redeye.
North American statistics show applications to law schools are down and tuition is rising at some schools, but the appetite for legal education is still strong, say educators.
Monday, 14 December 2015 09:00

Of theory, skills, and false dichotomies

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Of theory, skills, and false dichotomiesOf all the shibboleths we are cursed with in Canadian legal education, the worst is that there is a constructive distinction to be drawn between theory and skills.
I like to connect people to other people, I thrive on relationship building,” says law student and winner of this year’s Aish Jewish Legal Network award.
I like to connect people to other people, I thrive on relationship building,” says law student and winner of this year’s Aish Jewish Legal Network award.
The Aish Jewish Legal Network is  giving third-year law student Kortney Shapiro an award to exemplify her mentorship and other community activities.
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