Oct 1, 2018
The University of Toronto Faculty of Law announced Thursday it has raised $24 million, including $15 million for financial aid from alumni and other supporters, in the school’s campaign to provide greater financial aid to law students.
- Oct 1, 2018
Unlike most undergraduate programs, a JD prepares you for a specific career. Whether you litigate or focus on transactional cases, whether you work in Vancouver or in Vaudreuil, you’re training to practise the law. But how do you know what best prepares you for practice?
- Oct 1, 2018
A law school at Ryerson will not add to the competitiveness of the process and, therefore, the only reasonable position is to support its creation.
- Sep 24, 2018
Law school is an incredible adventure. It can also be overwhelming. Luckily, there are thousands of people who have made it through.
Aug 29, 2018
A aspiring Quebec law student who took both a university and the provincial universities’ forum to court after he was refused admission to a law faculty has lost his case.
- Aug 20, 2018
There are some simple things we can all do to make back-to-school season easier, from setting a budget to figuring out law school attire.
Aug 13, 2018
Earlier this year, when benchers of the Law Society of Ontario had to vote on whether graduates of Ryerson University’s proposed law school should be allowed to apply to practise in Ontario following their call to the bar, there were few naysayers.
Aug 7, 2018
Ballooning law school tuition means more graduates are stuck in a cycle of debt
Aug 6, 2018
Ryerson University’s new law school is on pace to open in 2020, and with its opening, issues affecting aspiring lawyers have come to the forefront.
- Jul 24, 2018
Three months after its first Indigenous dean of law resigned claiming systemic racism, Lakehead University has embarked on a consultation with faculty in an effort to find a replacement dean for the Bora Laskin School of Law by consulting with its academic community about who should be considered for the role.
Jul 16, 2018
Law schools that want to promote political viewpoints are misled about their purpose.
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