Monday, 31 October 2016 09:00
Monday, 29 August 2016 09:00
One of my peers’ main anxieties in law school was the never-ending question: Where will I article after law school? And worse, what if the dreaded rumour mill rang true — that the market was so tough that jobs were one in a million? While such questions are common in the minds of final-year law students, the frets and fears of my peers were coupled with an additional barrier: We were internationally trained lawyers.
Monday, 13 June 2016 09:00
Monday, 18 April 2016 09:00
|Third-year Calgary law student Trevor Gair, left, and professor Michael Geist met at RightsCon 2016 in San Francisco.|
Monday, 11 April 2016 09:54
The genius of our version of the rule of law is that it is not the law of rules. Yes, there are imperatives — what we lawyers call statutes and regulations — with which we all are obliged to comply. But for the most part, the rule of law in the anglo-Canadian tradition is premised on the notion that freedom is a paramount social value.
Monday, 04 April 2016 09:00
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, 22 February 2016 09:00
Monday, 25 January 2016 10:08
|Derek Kim says learning exchanges abroad can give you the confidence to solve problems independently and “work with anyone from anywhere in future practice.”|
Monday, 18 January 2016 09:53
|Shobhita Soor never thought that her law degree would lead to insect farming.|
Monday, 14 December 2015 09:00
|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.|