Jun 18, 2018
Lawyers need many skills to thrive in today’s market, but they also need to be connected to their community.
- Apr 23, 2018
Rejoice, 3Ls! Exams are coming to a close and it is time to pop the champagne! You survived law school!
Apr 12, 2018
Angelique EagleWoman says she has been the “victim of systemic discrimination” at Lakehead University and has resigned two years into being appointed the first Indigenous dean of law at a Canadian university.
Apr 3, 2018
As the strike at Toronto’s York University enters its fifth week, students at Osgoode Hall Law School face the choice of crossing the picket line to attend classes, take all classes on a pass/fail basis or access a course remediation framework, which would delay 3L students in writing the June bar exam.
Mar 13, 2018
The changing architecture at Osgoode Hall exemplifies Lorne Sossin’s vision of a more outwardly focused law school.
Mar 7, 2018
The University of Victoria is launching a four-year law program said to be the first of its kind in the world that teaches both Indigenous and non-Indigenous law to students.
- Feb 26, 2018
Just as the winter semester starts to ramp up with group work, midterms, assignments and essays, February brings — and not a moment too soon — reading week.
Feb 21, 2018
The Law Society of Ontario is set to consider whether to endorse Ryerson University’s proposed new law school.
Feb 5, 2018
Why the pace of change is not as fast for both critics and law school deans alike
- Feb 5, 2018
Are law schools training tomorrow’s or yesterday’s lawyers? It is an urgent question, yet there is no simple answer.
- Jan 29, 2018
At law school, I participated in a number of extracurricular activities: law review, the cycling association, intramural sports and competitive mooting. However, there was one popular opportunity that I, perhaps regrettably, did not elect to pursue: legal clinics.
Jan 26, 2018
American legal innovator, Mark A. Cohen, speaks at Ryerson University's Legal Innovation Zone in Toronto at a Lunch and Law event on Jan. 16. He spoke about how lawyers and the profession of law must evolve – including legal education.
Jan 17, 2018
At least 150 lawyers and law students braved the snow last night to hear a panel of eminent jurists discuss the future of legal education, at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.
- Dec 18, 2017
Just like lawsuits, organizations — including both law schools and law firms — need a theory of the case, too.
Dec 14, 2017
The Federation of Law Societies of Canada has granted preliminary approval to Ryerson University’s proposed new law school.
Nov 23, 2017
Schulich School of Law Dalhousie University graduates and faculty got together at Thomson Reuters’ Bay Street Toronto office on Nov. 22.
Nov 20, 2017
McGill Faculty of Law alumni were reunited at a cocktail function held at Thomson Reuters’ Bay Street office in Toronto on Nov. 14.
Oct 23, 2017
A University of Ottawa law professor, Adam Dodek, will be the new common law dean for the law school.
Sep 1, 2017
Law schools and regulators are beginning to accept that lawyers need much better training and knowledge in how to use technology.
- Aug 28, 2017
Working at a law firm over the summer was a great experience, but it also carried many challenges. In reflecting on my time at the firm, there are three important takeaways that I would like to share as they can no doubt be applied to law school.