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Christians can be cool

Written by Posted Date: March 11th, 2013
b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_2013_March_harjot-atwal.jpg“The social intuitionist model offers an explanation of why moral and political arguments are so frustrating: ‘because moral reasons are the tail wagged by the intuitive dog.’ A dog’s tail wags to communicate. You can’t make a dog happy by forcibly wagging its tail. And you can’t change people’s minds by utterly refuting their arguments.”
— Jonathan Haidt
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

Newfoundland university eyes new law school

Written by Posted Date: March 4th, 2013
Memorial University is exploring whether to open a new law school in Newfoundland.
Memorial University is exploring whether to open a new law school in Newfoundland.
Yet another Canadian university is exploring the possibility of opening a new law school.

Where’s the romance?

  • Ab Initio
Written by Posted Date: March 4th, 2013
b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_new_rebecca_lockwood.jpgI’ve noticed a pattern in law school when it comes to relationships. In first year, people seem to want their independence. They want to be free to study when and how they feel like it, free to make plans for the summer, free to put their schooling first. Blown away by the amount of work in first year, there just doesn’t seem to be room to fit in a significant other.

Video: Q & A with RBC's Lucille D'Souza

Written by Posted Date: February 25th, 2013

b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_2013_February_lucille_dsouza.jpgLucille D'Souza, senior counsel in the RBC General Counsel Group and co-chairwoman of RBC's diversity committee, discusses the company's aboriginal articling program.

The Law Society of Upper Canada is asking for a lot of detail in the proposals for the new law practice program.
The Law Society of Upper Canada is asking for a lot of detail in the proposals for the new law practice program.
The anticipation is over for those who have been chomping at the bit to find out what the Law Society of Upper Canada is looking for in its law practice program with the release of its request for proposals at the beginning of this month.

U of T students protest planned tuition hikes

Written by Posted Date: February 11th, 2013
University of Toronto law students want to know the reasoning for annual eight-per-cent tuition hikes.
University of Toronto law students want to know the reasoning for annual eight-per-cent tuition hikes.
Some Toronto students are following in the footsteps of their Quebec colleagues who took to the streets to protest tuition fees in the fall of 2011.

Manitoba law school to offer wider French program

Written by Posted Date: February 11th, 2013
Manitoba law professor Gerald Heckman consulted with French law programs around the country to build his courses.
Manitoba law professor Gerald Heckman consulted with French law programs around the country to build his courses.
Franco-Manitobans will soon have more options in consulting on legal matters in their own language, thanks to the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law initiative offering French language training to law students.
Queen's University law dean Bill Flanagan says there is much concern in the United States about the big drop in law school application rates.
Queen's University law dean Bill Flanagan says there is much concern in the United States about the big drop in law school application rates.
Law schools in the United States have a bit of a crisis on their hands.

Freedom of expression in the Internet age

  • A panel at McGill discusses policy challenges
Written by Posted Date: February 4th, 2013
(l to r) David Grossman, Shaheen Shariff, and Stephane Giroux raised the issue of cyberbullying among other legal concerns posed by the Internet during a panel discussion at McGill University on Jan. 30. Photo: Patrycja Nowakowska
(l to r) David Grossman, Shaheen Shariff, and Stephane Giroux raised the issue of cyberbullying among other legal concerns posed by the Internet during a panel discussion at McGill University on Jan. 30. Photo: Patrycja Nowakowska
Where is the law around freedom of expression heading in the midst of challenges posed by the Internet age? From defamatory comments “going viral” to cyberbullying to the media’s use of technology in the courts — there is much to think about in terms of law and innovation, privacy and public knowledge, and censorship and protection.

How it feels to be a guinea pig

  • Ab Initio
Written by Posted Date: January 28th, 2013
b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_new_rebecca_lockwood.jpgGraduating from law school in 2014, I will be part of the experimental cohort of law students divided between the traditional articling term and the law practice program. My peers and I are sitting in the eye of the storm called the articling crisis that has received so much attention in recent months.
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