4 STUDENTS CURRENT ISSUE

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Fall 2014
  • Study right!

    No matter what your undergraduate specialty was, law school is a different beast altogether. So what do you need to know to tame it?
  • Landing the big one

    After a few weeks of law school Frances Mahon boldly went to professor Alan Young’s office at Osgoode Hall Law School and in her words, “begged him for a job.”
  • The law school of the future — today

    When asked to assess how important McGill University’s introduction of a “transsystemic” law program in 1999 was, Harry Arthurs is definitive. “I think it’s one of the most dramatic changes in English-language legal education in 100 years,” he says.
  • Eyes on the prize

    Randy Campbell chose law school very intentionally after an 18-day solitary retreat sea kayaking around Prince Edward Island.
  • Bull by the horns

    Entrepreneurship is a catchword in the practice of law these days, but it’s also a skill you could use when articling in a small law firm, where there is less structure and more room to innovate and create the kind of experience you want.

DEPARTMENTS

  • The pros & cons of practising . . .

    The pros & cons of practising . . .

    . . . in St. John's, Nfld, in Winnipeg, e-discovery, IP law
  • 10 questions for Paul Paton

    10 questions for Paul Paton

    Associate editor Mallory Hendry caught up with the University of Alberta’s new law dean Paul Paton soon after he officially assumed his new position to get his thoughts on the profession, legal education, and how his previous experiences will influence him in his new role.
  • Inspired by ghosts

    Inspired by ghosts

    Veronica Yeung's costumes are inspired by an interest in classical Japanese ghost folklore and her studies in law and social justice relating to women’s experiences of inequality.

OPINIONS

  • Gail J. Cohen

    The dawn of a new licensing age

    Ontario’s new law practice program has taken flight providing budding lawyers with the opportunity to get their licence to practise law outside the traditional articling structure.

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