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August 2016 • Volume 40, Issue 8
    • Subtitle Cover Story
    Written by Gail J. Cohen
    Issue Date: August 2016
    Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession in Canada is now…
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    Written by Mervin Brass
    Issue Date: August 2016
    Last year, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued its much anticipated report on six years of information gathering from across…
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    Written by Ian Harvey
    Issue Date: August 2016
    Shannon Salter knows the world is watching. The pressure is palpable as she launches Canada’s — and the world’s —…

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  • Written by Philip Slayton
    Issue Date: August 2016
    Almost all Canadian law students intend to practise law when they get out of law school. It’s different in some other jurisdictions. In Europe, for example, a law degree often leads to government service, or a business career, or a job in journalism. Europeans think the study of the law…
  • Written by Kate Simpson
    Issue Date: August 2016
    The evidence is all around us: the inability to stand in a queue and embrace the boredom; the need to be entertained in some way every 15 minutes. So, we flick through the Distraction Apps on our phones: Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Medium, Instagram, Globe and Mail. Grab the headlines, be…
  • Written by Gail J. Cohen
    Issue Date: August 2016
    The August issue of Canadian Lawyer has long been my favourite to work on due to the inclusion of the Top 25 Most Influential. While it’s a labour-intensive process to come to the final list, I am always amazed and inspired by the nominees. And this year, we received a…
 

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