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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Tortes and Torts: Burgers with Hailey Boutin

Robynne Thompson (1L) This month, I had the pleasure of interviewing 3L student and burger connoisseur, Hailey Boutin. Hailey is the President of OUTLaw and a member of the LSA’s Graduation Committee. After graduation, Hailey will be completing her articles at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP (Calgary) where she started as a summer student. After […]

Ski Trip 2019

Kaitlynd Hiller (1L) Coming into law school I was told that there were certain extracurriculars NOT to be missed: SLS, Law Show, and Ski Trip. So when the time came, I signed up without a second thought. No deposit, just a full payment. I was excited. But then…I kind of forgot about it. All of […]

Tortes and Torts: Takeout with Sarah McFadyen

Robynne Thompson (1L) New year, same ol’ me. I’ve never been great at making (or sticking to) resolutions but this year I’m going to try to eat out a little less. In that spirit, this month is all about takeout. It doesn’t count as going out to eat if you bring your food home, right? […]

The Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada

Dylan Robertson (2L) On November 11th, I had the pleasure of travelling to the University of Toronto to represent the Faculty of Law at the Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada. The Faculty of Law sent two teams to the competition: Adam Kolowitz and Frank Carbonaro comprised one team, while Rajiv Bansal and I comprised the […]

The Rise and Fall of Equity

Joe Sellman (3L) Equity is often given lip service in our legal education as something that once mattered, was once problematic, and is now limited to a few specific instances where it is useful. That is, equity was once a problem, and that problem was solved long ago. During my first year of law school, […]

The Burger King Drive-Inn: A Completely Unnecessary History

Dylan Robertson (2L) In the one-and-a-half years that I have spent as a citizen of Edmonton, there have been a few things which have stuck out to me as strange about this city. First, despite being the vacation destination of my childhood dreams, I never visit West Edmonton Mall. In fact, I kind of hate […]

Horoscopes: Remedying the Winter Blues

Jenna Chamberlain and Sonali Khurana (3Ls)   CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 – Jan. 20): New year, new you. Welcome change by redesigning your living space. Be inspired by your new and improved surroundings and plan for some significant changes in the near future. Stay prepared for change at a moment’s notice. Suggested Remedy: Pack your suitcases […]

Practical Advice for Moot Preparation, Part #1

Taylor Maxston (2L) Congratulations to all 1Ls for completing fall semester midterms and reaching the home stretch! Hopefully Christmas break allowed everyone to step back and take a deep breath, as more challenges await in 2019. In particular, the LRW moot represents an opportunity to hop out of the doldrums of reading and studying to […]

Bachelor Season 23: Premiere Recap and Predictions

Kaitlynd Hiller (1L) Season 23 of The Bachelor kicked off on January 7th with Colton Underwood starring as the next man to find love on reality television. Ah, what to say about the latest strange choice in a series of strange choices the franchise has made since Ben’s season? Nick, Arie, and now…Colton. It’s like […]