Grasping for Decency in 2017

By: Fabian Suárez-Ameya

Like many of you, I visit daily the desolate wasteland we call the Modern Internet. Down south, Donald Trump continues to do his best Joffrey Baratheon impression. In an impressive commitment to political dichotomy, Twitter eggs assure me that I owe Antifa my support, unless, you know, I’m some kind of fascist. Middle-aged, middle-class micro-bloggers … Continued

Lawyers Without Borders: The failings of an international human rights tool in protecting trafficked individuals

By: Melia Moorhouse

Often the first image that comes to mind when the term trafficking is used is a female sex worker being coerced against her will into a life of slavery. While those trafficked persons are absolutely subject to horrifying conditions our own ideas of the helpless victim often cloud the judgement that is necessary to actually … Continued

A Guide to Course Selection

By: Sam Clark

In undergrad, course selection was easy. At most schools, courses were three credits and you would take four or five courses a semester. Now in law school, you have two, three, four, and five credit courses, along with something called a paper course. So if you are wondering what courses to take and when, this … Continued

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

By: Ria Guidone

“…your argument was good, but your manner is too cold. Try and warm up, try and smile a little. You should seduce the court.” The words came sharply to the forefront of my mind on the February night where I parted with the Cup my moot partner and I had won last year at a … Continued

How Has Law School Changed You?

By: Craig Stewart

I asked the 500 or so current law students of the Schulich School of Law this question and solicited anonymous responses. About seven per cent gave me their thoughts. I have edited comments for space and clarity. More than I expected, there were some consistent themes. Unsurprisingly, many people said their critical thinking skills have … Continued

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