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
- 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.