Post Archive

November 2014

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“Be prepared” and other lessons learned from attending The Canadian Association of Black Lawyers 4th Annual Conference
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Learn about all the great experience your peers are getting at their jobs!
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Realizing that this will be the easiest part of your legal career
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Overly Complicated 1L Contract Cases
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While Queen’s law students were enjoying Halloween and getting ready for the fall-term reading week, the Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC) handed down a major decision surrounding the Trinity Western University (TWU) controversy. The LSBC denied accreditation to TWU’s law school following an internal referendum resulting in 74% of
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“On the morning of March 17, 2011, the US deployed a drone to fire at least two missiles into a large gathering near a bus depot in the town of Datta Khel, North Waziristan…When [Khalil Khan] arrived at the scene of the strike, he found injured victims and the bus
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Controversy continues for Trinity Western University Law School as LGBTQ student advocacy group writes letter urging BC government to reverse the law school’s approval
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Survey of Ontario law students highlights inaccessibility of legal education due to high cost of tuition and student debt
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On August 14, 2014 the Canadian Bar Association (“CBA”) released the final report from its Legal Futures Initiative titled Futures: Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada (“the Report”). The release of the Report was hailed by Queen’s alumnus and legal futurist Jordan Furlong as a “watershed moment for
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“On the Inside:” a captivating look at life inside Canada’s most renowned penitentiary.
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How WHO Failed and Why We’re Responsible
New York Fashion Week Street Style, Ryan Kibler, Women’s Wear Daily “They are Wearing”. Photo from www.wwd.com

Five Campus-Friendly Looks for the Ladies this November
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A weekly showcase of students at Queen’s Law who are rockin’ the most recent trends!
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An interview with theatre company Happy Dane’s director, Matthew Davis
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An aspiring male lawyer’s account of rushing at Delta Gamma LLP
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A JD/MBA student explores the advantages of supplementing a legal education with business savvy