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2013 Lenczner Slaght CBA Gale Cup

2013 Lenczner Slaght CBA Gale Cup

Eighteen teams from law schools across Canada competed in the Gale Cup Read More »

Gaining experience

Gaining experience

There are fewer job openings these days. But that should not stop you from building a killer résumé. Read More »

Live from Halifax: Inside the Bar

Live from Halifax: Inside the Bar

National magazine's 2013 roundtable for students Read More »

Making a Difference: Ivan Merrow

Making a Difference: Ivan Merrow

Law Students for Technology and Innovation focuses on how technology might be used to deliver cost-effective legal services. The Queen’s University group explores new legal service delivery methods, but does not deliver legal services. Bridging a gap - student style.  Using technology to access justice. Read More »

School’s out!

School’s out!

Law students can’t study all the time. Here’s a guide to music, books, movies and travel destinations for when it’s time to dial it down. Read More »

Study. Sleep. Study. Eat. Study.

Study. Sleep. Study. Eat. Study.

Ah, the life of a law student Read More »

Surviving progress

Surviving progress

Get ready to adapt:  the legal marketplace is transforming as you read this. Read More »

Want to stand out from the pack?

Want to stand out from the pack?

Getting involved in law-related extracurricular activities can get you noticed. Read More »

Your Practice

Getting ahead

Getting ahead

Starting to think about your future? Don’t wait. Now’s the time to get your career moving. Read More »

Getting left and right to work together

Getting left and right to work together

The time has come for the legal marketplace to embrace its inner Picasso. Read More »

Watch Your Reputation

Watch Your Reputation

Scrub your online presence until it shines in the eyes of potential employers. Read More »

Featured Blog Posts

CETA and pharma: A small (but encouraging) step for Canada

By Brian John Capogrosso

One small (but encouraging) step for Canada Read More »

Blame the victim? Line forms here

By Kim Covert

Who's the victim in domestic sex trafficking racket? Read More »

The last word: What the Sattva ruling means for commercial lawyers

By Yves Faguy

This month’s SCC ruling in Sattva Capital Corp v Creston Moly Corp, in which it considers appellate review of commercial arbitration awards, has caused ripples among commercial lawyers. Read More »

What are the causes of investor-state disputes?

By Yves Faguy

Zoe Phillips Williams, in a paper on how international investment agreements can compete with domestic policy interests, notes that “very few of the cases directly involve legislative decision-making”: Read More »