Last semester, one of my columns questioned whether law school students are being heard. I was encouraged to revisit the subject given the discussion it spurred among my peers and a recent event that again questions whether students are taken seriously.
Monday, 19 January 2015 08:00 Written by Peter Rowntree
Much has been said about the ongoing articling crisis in Ontario, but what we aren’t talking about enough is the impact the crisis is having on prospective licensees. In my previous articles for Canadian Lawyer 4Students, I spoke a bit about my journey and how that journey ultimately took me to Ontario’s new Law Practice Program at Ryerson University.
Monday, 15 December 2014 10:56 Written by Mallory Hendry
Many Canadian educational institutions have long been running distance education programs. Some of them, such as Alberta’s Athabasca University, specialize in this type of education. The most compelling reason for providing distance education is to make educational opportunities accessible to individuals who are not able to take advantage of the in-person programs offered at universities and colleges.