Monday, 27 April 2015 08:00 Written by Ted Flett
This time last year, I returned home to Ontario dazed and confused after a strenuous first year of law school. But before I could nap and Netflix my summer away, filing the occasional Ab Initio column, UNB’s career services director suggested I start hustling Bay Street if I hoped to land there in my summer after 2L.
Monday, 27 April 2015 08:00 Written by Anastasiya Jogal
Monday, 20 April 2015 08:00 Written by Ian Holloway
Maybe the best movie line ever about law school was delivered by John Houseman in The Paper Chase. Playing the imperious contracts professor Charles W. Kingsfield, he famously said to first year student James Hart and his classmates: “You come in here with a skull full of mush. . . . And if you survive,” he continued in all his stentorious magnificence, “you’ll leave thinking like a lawyer.”
Osgoode 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.
|Windsor IP clinic students, with Alford Kindred, the former regional managing director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Detroit.|
Monday, 30 March 2015 08:00 Written by Anastasiya Jogal
|There are a variety of financial issues facing law students that may price people out of the profession, says Ryan Robski.|
Monday, 30 March 2015 08:00 Written by Ted Flett
It’s no secret articling can be stressful. For many students, this is their first time working in a law office. Even those who have summered have probably heard stories about how different articling is, and have preconceived notions of how their lives will change over the year. In this article, I hope to dispel some of those myths.
|Failing can lead to depression but Ivan Merrow used it as a learning tool.|
The 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.