Daily Archives: 07/10/2019

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Courageous 3L Decides to Tough it Out and Complete Law ...

Dylan Robertson (3L)    After a long summer of conversations with classmates about her lack of motivation and interest in the legal profession, a 3L has made the inspirational decision to stay in law school and finish her degree, because ...
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Edmonton is Not the Worst

Robynne Thompson (2L)  So, you’ve moved to Edmonton. Or maybe you’re from here. Either way, you may be feeling a bit disappointed about living in Alberta’s capital, especially given the recent decisions made in our Legislature. But that’s the subject ...
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Tortes and Torts: Eating Green with Anita Nowinka

Robynne Thompson (2L)  Tortes and Torts. Food and law school. The article I thought I would stop writing in 2L but can’t think of anything else to write about.  The end of summer, that bittersweet time where I’m actually excited ...
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A Background to the Hong Kong Protests

Dylan Robertson (3L)     Since June, the city of Hong Kong has been paralyzed by protests and clashes between pro-democracy citizens and the Hong Kong Police. What originally started out as opposition to a proposed law which would have allowed ...
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Ten Survival Tips for Incoming Law Students

Taylor Maxston (3L) #1 – Put Your Past Behind You and Focus on the Road Ahead While there was a brief stint in your life when the LSAT was the center of the universe, the subject will seldom (if ever) ...
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Practical Advice for Finals Preparation

Dylan Robertson (2L) Congratulations! You have survived the memo, conquered your midterms, nailed your moot, and completely failed your parents by drinking multiple times a week. That can only mean one thing: you’re nearly done your first year of law! ...
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My Thoughts on Leaving Neverland

Dylan Robertson (2L) When Leaving Neverland was first announced, I was dismissive of it. Like many fans of Michael Jackson, I considered the jury’s verdict in People v Jackson to be the final word regarding the child molestation accusations which ...
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Tortes and Torts: Doughnuts and Me

Robynne Thompson (1L) Tortes and Torts. Interviews + Food. This month, I set out with same intention as every other month – to interview someone and eat good food. However, due to unforeseen circumstances (read: laziness) and impending exams (read: ...
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Tortes and Torts: Sherlock’s with the 2018 Dean’s Cup Winners

Robynne Thompson (1L)  Tortes and Torts: Where a tired 1L stress eats while asking upper year students for help. (I’ve been trying to come up with a new tag line. I think this is my most accurate iteration thus far.) ...
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The Story of Violet Henry King

Dylan Robertson (2L) The University of Alberta Faculty of Law has had some highly notable and important graduates in its century-long existence. Distinguished students such as Beverley McLachlin and Peter Lougheed have graduated from this Faculty and gone on to ...