Monday, 04 April 2016 09:50 Written by Mallory Hendry
Monday, 04 April 2016 09:00 Written by Ted Flett
Seated in my negotiations class, explaining the interests of “my client,” and trying to get my head around those of my opponent’s in a role-play scenario we have been assigned, it is refreshing to practise a skill in law school that is relevant to the practice of law. I feel my toe tapping, signaling my interest at the ensuing back and forth. As I keep one eye on the elements of the negotiation and another on the process, I imagine myself one day applying these skills on behalf of a client.
Monday, 21 March 2016 09:00 Written by Mallory Hendry
Monday, 07 March 2016 09:00 Written by Duncan Melville
Law societies and legal associations frequently engage in debate on the future of legal education in Canada. “Innovations” emerging from the debate to date include experimental learning, where students gain credit for practical legal research or advocacy activities, and the introduction of the Legal Practice Program at Ryerson University and the University of Ottawa, a program introduced in response to a decline in the percentage of students securing articling positions.
Monday, 15 February 2016 09:00 Written by Anastasiya Jogal