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February 2017

Courtesy of the Toronto Star.

Queen’s Law invited Professor Kyle Kirkup from the University of Ottawa to speak to students about the substantive qualities of Bill C-16 — the Bill about gender identity and expression currently going through the Senate. Professor Lisa Kelly opened the seminar by highlighting that this talk arose directly out of
Photo credit: Lisa Kerr.

This past Saturday, Queen’s Law participated in the unprecedented collaborative effort of Canadian law schools. In reaction to recent immigration bans in the United States, students from McGill reached out to law schools in Canada to organize a Research-a-thon in support of the Canadian Council for Refugees. In less than
Courtesy: Conservative Party of Canada

The debate for the Conservative leadership race held this past Saturday in Halifax featured all fourteen (fourteen!) hopeful candidates.   On the surface, it was eerily reminiscent of last year’s Republican leadership race in the United States. The race featured an over-crowded stage, a reality TV star, a surgeon turned
Donald Trump with ECW Champion Bobby Lashley at Wrestlemania 23, Detriot MI. Courtesy: WWE

Donald Trump and Vince McMahon are old friends. The Donald has appeared on World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) programing for decades and is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame. Mr. McMahon’s wife, Linda McMahon has been named the Secretary for Small Business.   We are, therefore, very excited to
Photo by Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

On Monday January 23, the Queen’s Law Runnymede Society hosted a debate between Professor Jordan Peterson and Professor Bruce Pardy about “Free Speech, Human Rights Legislation, and Bill C-16”. Jordan Peterson is a professor of psychology at University of Toronto and an outspoken critic of what he categorizes as “forced
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How Trump’s disdain of the Juidicial system is shaping it for the future
Photo by Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

This isn’t going to be pretty.   Two not-so-good things happened in my time at QL.   1. In 2L, a long-term relationship ended, so I got myself tested. They found something not-so-good, and after over 1 hour of sitting in the doctor’s office, I realized I was walking out
Courtesy: Vice News.

What is the price of water?   In a country as vast as Canada, it is often easy to take for granted the easy, free access we have to uncontaminated fresh water. We are fortunate to live in a land that is so teeming with lakes and rivers that most