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Monthly Archives: February 2014

The 18th Annual Lawscars

The Academy (3L) Cave of Wonders – try Cave of Talent. That’s what U of A Law is, yup. Alawddin featured Jafar, Iago, and minions (what?!?). The Academy announces its winners for Law Show 2014. Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male): Cobi Dayan. Killed it again. It was the perfect amount of ASS: awkwardness, […]

The Guide to Law Love

 Lisa Wingenbach. 2L Valentine’s Day. The day devoted to love….but does anyone actually care about it? No one seemed to care about Talk like a Pirate Day, and Pirates > Valentine’s. That just be simple math yarrr. Anyway, this article is for all ye love sick sea dogs. As your Juris Love Doctor, I have […]

Graduation Banquet – March 22, 2014

By:  Natasha Tames Greetings soon-to-be graduates (and any 1Ls and 2Ls yearning for their own graduations!)  Our graduation banquet will soon be upon us:  Saturday, March 22nd is swiftly approaching.  I don’t know about everyone else, but I am personally equally full of both excitement and relief.  It’s been a long two and a half […]

From Russia with love

Chris Wilson (2L) On June 30, 2013, Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill banning “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations among minors.” In Russia, traditional sexual relations are understood to be heterosexual. The federal law was based on laws already in place regionally and joins other legislation limiting the rights of the LGBTQ community in […]

JTT; Costs: Bullock vs Sanderson

Imagine a scenario where plaintiff names two defendants in a lawsuit. Ultimately, the plaintiff is successful only against one of them. Given that costs follow success, we can easily surmise that the defendant to whom liability was appended is liable to pay the plaintiffs costs. But what of the successful defendant? Normally the successful defendant […]

2014 Sochi Men’s Hockey

The 2014 Sochi Olympic Men’s Hockey Tournament will be one for the ages. While Canada remains the strong favourite to repeat its Gold Medal performance from Vancouver, never have so many other nations been so hot on our heels. Let’s be honest, Canada’s roster has been analyzed more times than a 1L’s midterm grades. With […]

Puck Dynasty

Matt Riskin (3L) When was the last time an NHL team won five Stanley Cups in a row? Late 70s Canadiens or early 80s Islanders? Four. Oilers? No, that was merely an incredible five in seven years (and would have been seven straight if it weren’t for the mole the Flames planted, being Steve Smith, […]

Carbolic: Expectations and Reality

By:  Laura Coffell (VP Social – 3L) and Faiz-Ali Virji (VP Social – 2L)  One of the most anticipated events of the year is coming up on February 13th, 2014. It has been coined Law Prom, Law Winter Formal, or by some, “Law-cest (enter year here)”. As your 2014 VP Socials, we are here to […]