Post Archive

January 2016


Juris Diction hosted the first LSS Election forum on Wednesday night. Check out the highlights from our live tweet of the event.
Illustration by Lydia Syme

From Serial to Smudging, JD’s seventh issue of the 2015-16 academic year gets some talk going.
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Motion to adopt smudging ritual before council meetings struck after student criticism
Former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty. Photo from CBC.

Former Premier of Ontario delivers address to mark Sir John A. MacDonald’s 201st Birthday

Columnists Sheida Rezapour and Nika Farahani have created this space as a way to share ideas, challenge the status quo, and generate healthy debate
Illustration by Jane Mundy

Trudeau attempts to reform the Criminal Code
Illustration by Lydia Syme

From Aleppo to Kingston to New York, JD’s seventh issue of the 2015-16 academic year takes our readers across the globe.
Six-year-old Ahmad Mazan Khabbaz, fourth from left, a refugee from Syria, smiles as he is greeted by family on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015. Photo by Chris Young / THE CANADIAN PRESS

One young man’s journey to Canada as a refugee
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The year is new and the routine grind is slowly commencing once more. Fret not! I put together a short list of things to come on the 2016 horizon. This list is intentionally obscure, and each item occupies a different medium.
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A ‘reading between the lines’ of all law school cover letters
Illustration by Lydia Syme

Welcome to Boarding Pass, a series highlighting the international experiences of Queen’s Law students and alumni.