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Improving student engagement and revitalizing smokers were the key themes of Juris Diction’s LSS Core Town Hall on Tuesday evening, as candidates answered questions from Queen’s Law students ahead of the LSS Core elections on March 8th and 9th, 2017.   This year’s group of candidates include two returning members
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An interview with new MP and Queen’s Law grad Nathaniel Erskine-Smith
An Elections Canada ballot box is shown on federal election day in Montreal, Monday, May 2, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Editor-in-Chief Adam Sadinsky encourages undecided voters to vote for lawyers in Monday’s General Election
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As we near the end of the longest election in Canadian history, here’s a refresher on some of the key legal issues that you should think about as you cast your vote.
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Little tidbits of trivia that shouldn’t shape your vote, but just may
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Welcome to the newest segment of Juris Diction. In this column, entitled Split Decision, Jacob Mantle and Jess Spindler discuss current political affairs from both political and legal perspectives. The current election provides us a perfect first topic: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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For almost a decade the Conservative Party has held the support of civil libertarians (like myself). Not anymore—and that spells trouble for the Tories.
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Opinion Editors James Omran and Harshi Mann spoke with professors at Queen’s University Faculty of Law about what legal issues law students should consider when voting in the upcoming federal election on October 19, 2015.
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Kathleen Lahey, a professor at Queen’s University Faculty of Law, addresses the issues surrounding childcare in the context of the upcoming Canadian federal election. She specializes in taxation, tax policy, property law, gender and equality, and law and sexuality.