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The #OneDayofPay campaign is supposed to reward those students for doing volunteer work, says Natalie Lum-Tai.
The #OneDayofPay campaign is supposed to reward those students for doing volunteer work, says Natalie Lum-Tai.
The #OneDayofPay campaign that asks students who get summer jobs to give a day of pay to help those who only have unpaid jobs didn’t launch as planned.
Published in Latest News
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:00

Winnipeg: holding steady

b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-CANADIANLawyer_2015_March_file_644.jpgOn a brisk winter morning, with the temperature a mere -20 C and rising, senior litigator Dave Hill had his day and evening mapped out, including a way to beat the elements. After a full day of work, he planned to use the enclosed downtown Skywalk, to walk from his office on Main Street to the nearby MTS Centre to watch the Winnipeg Jets play that night. “I wish we had more tickets,” says Hill, as the arena for the NHL hockey team is routinely sold out.
Published in Features
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:00

It’s time to scrap articling

As the law school year winds down across the country, Canada’s medium and large law firms begin preparations for the annual legal rite of passage — articling. That’s when hordes of lawyer wannabes, fresh out of torts and civil procedure, disperse across law firms, and anxiously seek to dip their toes in the legal waters.
Published in Commentary
Monday, 23 February 2015 08:00

The toll of the turmoil at UNB law

b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_Ted-Flett2015.jpgIt is a trying time to be a law student at the University of New Brunswick.
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Domestic violence issues will cut across many areas of law but the question remains whether it should be mandatory in law school, says Nick Bala.
Domestic violence issues will cut across many areas of law but the question remains whether it should be mandatory in law school, says Nick Bala.
While law schools continue to implement mandatory classes on domestic violence for first-year students, the burden to solve domestic violence cases should not fall on law schools alone, says one Queen’s University law professor.
Published in Latest News
Monday, 16 February 2015 08:00

What we know about legal education

b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_Ian-Holloway.jpg“That’s because we perfected the model.”
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b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_2015_February_catherine-dauvergne.jpgCatherine Dauvergne, a professor, published author, and Trudeau fellow, will formally become the new dean of the University of British Columbia’s law school July 1, and with her new appointment she has a few tips for Canadian law students.
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Lee English admits some of the allegations are shocking but students are trying to focus on the future.
Lee English admits some of the allegations are shocking but students are trying to focus on the future.
Some law students at the University of New Brunswick are starting to get some action on missing grades due to the sudden departure of some professors, but now new allegations of sexism and harassment involving its dean, Jeremy Levitt have stirred up more questions than answers.
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Queen’s law student Julian Yang, a family law clinic volunteer, chats with Justice Gordon Sedgwick at the opening of the Queen’s law clinics.
Queen’s law student Julian Yang, a family law clinic volunteer, chats with Justice Gordon Sedgwick at the opening of the Queen’s law clinics.
Queen’s University Faculty of Law has brought all five of its legal clinics together in the heart of downtown Kingston, Ont.
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The LSSO has concerns about the placement portion of the LPP.
The LSSO has concerns about the placement portion of the LPP.
The LPP is a program divided.
Published in Latest News
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