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Monday, 13 April 2015 08:00

Video: Technology, law, and innovation

b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_2015_April_InnovationOsgoode.jpgOsgoode Hall Law School hosted its first showcase of original web application presentations for the legal profession developed by law students, as part of their final for the Legal Information Technology class. The course is the first of its kind in law schools all over Canada. Assistant editor Anastasyia Jogal reports.
Published in Latest News
Monday, 06 April 2015 08:00

Windsor IP law clinic is where it’s at

Windsor IP clinic students, with Alford Kindred, the former regional managing director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Detroit.
Windsor IP clinic students, with Alford Kindred, the former regional managing director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Detroit.
Law, technology, and entrepreneurship clinic (LTEC) has been around for just over five years, but has already made quite a splash in the intellectual property legal community in North America.
Published in Latest News
Monday, 06 April 2015 08:00

Editorial: Seeing justice done

Here’s what we do know: the Law Society of Upper Canada is conducting some type and/or number of investigations into document reviewers working in Ontario. What we don’t know: pretty much everything else.
Published in Commentary
There are a variety of financial issues facing law students that may price people out of the profession, says Ryan Robski.
There are a variety of financial issues facing law students that may price people out of the profession, says Ryan Robski.
One of the things the Law Students’ Society of Ontario will focus on is managing tuition fees via the student loan re-distribution program for students who may not be able to enter law school due to financial barriers say president Ryan Robski and vice president Adam Gilani.
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b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_Ted-Flett2015.jpgWhoa, has this month been busy. Presentations, seminars, and papers have overwhelmed me, and the submersion looks to continue in April.
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Monday, 16 March 2015 08:00

I failed in law school and you can too

Failing can lead to depression but Ivan Merrow used it as a learning tool.
Failing can lead to depression but Ivan Merrow used it as a learning tool.
Nobody is perfect. If you came to law school believing you were, chances are the first year gave you doubts. Every year, law school classrooms get filled with brilliant, hardworking, and competitive young professionals. Being just one in the heap can be a difficult adjustment, especially for those who came from places where they were considered exceptional.
Published in Latest News
Monday, 16 March 2015 08:00

Our voice, our solutions

b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-INHOUSE_Standard_photos_F.Garcia.jpgBased on statistics, a career in law was not in the cards for me. I arrived in Canada at the age of nine from Uruguay. English was not my first language. I attended several high schools in the Jane-Finch area in Toronto. I spent some time away from school before returning to get my high school accreditation. I did not have role models in the profession or a network of legal professionals to encourage me and show me that a career in law was possible for me.
Published in Latest News
Monday, 09 March 2015 08:00

How to land an articling interview

b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_2014_Jenny_Poon.jpgThe Canadian economy is still picking up since the 2008 recession. Despite this, the annual unemployment rate is still around six or seven per cent, which is much higher than a lot of other developed countries. Also, with the rise of the cost of living and an increased number of university graduates, having a Bachelor’s degree or even a law degree doesn’t mean you’ll automatically get a job.
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“The #OneDayofPay campaign is supposed to reward those students for doing volunteer work,
“The #OneDayofPay campaign is supposed to reward those students for doing volunteer work,
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
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