Daily Archives: 08/11/2015

Opinion

“The Death of Relationships”: Ashley Madison, Tinder, and My Return ...

Hailee Barber 2L   The Ashley Madison hack concluded this summer with a very public relationship massacre at the hands of the internet and a few million cheating spouses.  Romantic, no?  As I watched it unfold I wondered how social ...
Sport & Social

Club Profile: Women’s Law Forum

The Women’s Law Forum is one of the oldest and largest student clubs at the Faculty of Law. WLF works to advance the status of women in the law by promoting dialogue on women’s issues in the law, fundraising for ...
Opinion

Supreme Court Justice’s Old Blog Posts Spark Controversy

The University of Alberta’s law faculty now has two of its own on Canada’s highest court. Former U of A law professor Russell Brown was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada on July 27, 2015, joining U of A ...
Featured Articles

Message From the Dean

  Welcome (or welcome back!) to the Faculty of Law! As the trees turn green and gold in time for Alumni Weekend, we’re in a fortunate position here in the Faculty to have much to celebrate. While I will provide ...
Featured Articles

1L Bloopers: Tales from Upper Years

Dear 1Ls: please don’t be scared. You might be a little overwhelmed right now and everyone keeps telling you how important this class/event/volunteer work is for your career; your reputation starts now! But remember, everyone messes up sometimes. Here are ...
News

Law Students No Longer Working in the Weir Library

This year, no law students are working as student library assistants in the Weir Law Library. Last year, contrast, all the student positions in the library were filled by law students. However, the library’s spokesperson says that their hiring policy ...
Featured Articles

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

By Anna Gillespie (Submitted in Law Matters, Summer 2011)   Being in law school is tough. Eight months of frantic learning, non-stop reading, and new ideas buzzing constantly around your head. If law school is a thing of the past ...
Sport & Social

Club Profile: Environmental Law Student’s Association

The Environmental Law Students’ Association (“ELSA”) is a non-profit student group that aims to promote environmental awareness within the Faculty of Law. ELSA sponsors guest speakers that represent diverse viewpoints on pressing environmental issues, we endeavor to reduce the faculty’s ...
Featured Articles

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: CIVIL CLAIMS DUTY COUNSEL

  Pro Bono Students Canada is still looking to recruit student volunteers for the Civil Claims Duty Counsel project in the upcoming school year. Civil Claims Duty Counsel is a walk-in service offered at the Provincial Courthouse, allowing individuals with civil legal issues to meet with ...
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OCI’s are coming!

So here you are, feeling pretty good about yourself and how you managed to get all twenty of your applications in (and two hours before the deadline!) when you actually get a call.  Wow, Mr./Ms. Bigshot, you have an interview ...