Derek Kim says learning exchanges abroad can give you the confidence to solve problems independently and “work with anyone from anywhere in future practice.”
Derek Kim says learning exchanges abroad can give you the confidence to solve problems independently and “work with anyone from anywhere in future practice.”
Having returned from my second exchange abroad, I cannot recommend it enough for law students. During my second year of undergrad, I studied at Seoul National University and decided to repeat this experience in law school at the University of Hong Kong. As scores of emphatic post-exchange testimonials suggest, it is undoubtedly a life-changing experience and can add real value to your legal education.
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Shobhita Soor never thought that her law degree would lead to insect farming.
Shobhita Soor never thought that her law degree would lead to insect farming.
Recent McGill University law grad Shobhita Soor says she is “grateful to be in good company,” after being recognized by Forbes magazine as a breakout talent of 2016 30 Under 30 list
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I like to connect people to other people, I thrive on relationship building,” says law student and winner of this year’s Aish Jewish Legal Network award.
I like to connect people to other people, I thrive on relationship building,” says law student and winner of this year’s Aish Jewish Legal Network award.
The Aish Jewish Legal Network is  giving third-year law student Kortney Shapiro an award to exemplify her mentorship and other community activities.
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Monday, 14 December 2015 09:00

Of theory, skills, and false dichotomies

Of theory, skills, and false dichotomiesOf all the shibboleths we are cursed with in Canadian legal education, the worst is that there is a constructive distinction to be drawn between theory and skills.
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Learning from the Rama First Nation Elder’s CouncilIf you had asked me at the beginning of 2015 if I would be on the hunt for rental housing close to Rama First Nation over the summer, I would have thought you were crazy.
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Are we doing enough to optimize the student body’s mental health?I was recently struck by a bold Facebook status from a fellow 3L, Stacey Merrigan. On Oct. 14, she wrote:
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Monday, 26 October 2015 11:10

The final months: Goals for 3L

The final months: Goals for 3LLast week, my fellow students at the University of New Brunswick began sitting for, receiving, and uploading their graduation photo proofs on Facebook.
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Monday, 28 September 2015 09:00

Getting a ‘leg up’ with summer employment

Aboriginal student Monika Wilson says her summer experience helped her plan what courses she really needed to take.
Aboriginal student Monika Wilson says her summer experience helped her plan what courses she really needed to take.
While school has just begun, it’s time to plan for the year ahead including a summer position for next year. Sometimes, you need a little help getting that coveted job.
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Monday, 21 September 2015 09:00

Not sure what to do after law school? Try this

Not sure what to do after law school? Try thisBefore coming to law school, I didn’t think too much about what I’d do when I was done. My future legal career was on the other side of the horizon, too far away to see. Surely, I thought, “law school would make it all make sense.” Classes would line up neatly with practice areas, my favourite law class would lead to my passion, and I’d be all set.
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Monday, 24 August 2015 08:00

Embracing change

Embracing changeKnown for its technology-savvy Faculty of Law, the University of Calgary is taking practical steps toward achieving more performance-based learning and full engagement from its law students.
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