Posts In Category

Opinion

For opinion articles.

Photo from queensu.ca

The perspective of an over-involved 3L student
Screen Shot 2015-03-23 at 5.50.09 PM

The voices of people that we leave out and have left behind are the ones worth considering, if we really care about how inclusive our community is here at Queen’s.
Screen Shot 2015-03-20 at 10.34.01 AM

I am writing this letter to you—via the public forum of Queen’s University—because I am really cheesed, and I want you, and the general Queen’s populace, to know about it.
qlspeaksassist

Members of the Queen’s Law community share their views about a topic that’s been on everyone’s mind
Photo by Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

Members of the Queen’s Law community share their views about a topic that’s been on everyone’s mind
Photo by Peter J. Thompson, National Post

The Legal Significance of Recognizing Alternative First Nations Healthcare Techniques
Photo from www.forward.com

By expressing, and welcoming, all forms of opinion and expression, we can show those who threaten these values that we are undeterred, that we are not scared, and that we will keep writing
Photo from CBC News Online

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
Photo by Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

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
Photo from Wikipedia Commons

How WHO Failed and Why We’re Responsible
Photo by Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

Why doctors can do better than offer suicide as a medical treatment
Photo by Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

Vulnerable individuals need protection, but not at the expense of their autonomy
Photo by Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

Over the coming weeks, Juris Diction’s Opinion section will be exploring the contentious issue of medically-assisted suicide
Photo by Adrian Wyld, The Canadian Press

Editor-in-Chief Adam Sadinsky reflects on Wednesday’s shooting in Ottawa
Photo by Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

1L student explores the current articling crisis and its possible effects on Queen’s Law graduates
Photo by Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

Could IBM and Google make the legal profession a thing of the past?