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Law Girl/Law Guy: Sibling Edition

Law Girl: Deirdre Fleming Three words to describe your sibling relationship? Hugs, love, and sass.   Advice for law ladies wanting Conor’s attention? He snores, loudly. You’ve been warned. I also live with him, so you’ll have to put up ...
Opinion

Dean’s Listers’ Exam Advice for 1Ls

  It’s nearing that time of year again! Yep. It’s true. It’s time to start forming study groups and making CANs and working on practice exams. A trip to the 4th floor to see a professor might even be in ...
News

Whither the U of A: The Market Modifier

Mustafa Farooq (3L) As the summer of 2014 wound down, the debate around the U of A market modifier began to pick up. Students took brave and impassioned positions on both sides of the debate; petitions were organized, and the ...
Opinion

Opinions on the Market Modifier

Why the Faculty Should Impose a Market Modifier Iain Walker (3L) Iain Walker serves as VP Social for the LSA. A market modifier (MM) is a tool, used by the University of Alberta and the Government of Alberta to bypass ...
Sport & Social

Law Guy/Law Girl: LSA 1L Reps

1L Rep Guy: David Foster Why did you join the LSA? During my undergraduate years at the University of Victoria, I served in a number of student leadership roles which involved advocating for students’ interests. As a student with a ...
News

Brimacombe Marks the Beginning

Manjot Parhar (3L)   Named after Jim Brimacombe, a highly respected Edmonton lawyer, the Brimacombe Moot is the means for selecting upper year students for competitive moot teams. Specifically, students compete to gain a coveted spot on one of the ...
Opinion

Funding Justice: Why Legal Aid Matters

William van Engen (3L)   “Would it be possible to have a copy of the big book with all the rules in it?” Paul Lionel White was 18 years of age when he was forced to represent himself at his ...
Featured Articles

What I Did Wrong at My OCIs

Jonathon Austin (2L) The Pre-Interview Coffee The post-lunch lull. We’re all familiar with it. I should have known better. A foot-long meatball sub followed by a Booster Juice seemed like a brilliant idea at the time; I was famished from ...
Featured Articles

What Did Law Students Get Up To This Summer?

The International Advocate: Danni Chu In case all of you haven’t been inundated with my obnoxious Facebook posts enough, this past summer, I interned at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. I worked in the Administrative Law Section (ALS); ...
Featured Articles

President Meyer’s Welcome Message

Scott Meyer (3L) Hey Everybody!!! The Law Students’ Association (LSA) is so thrilled to welcome the class of 2017 to our charming little community. For those of you who don’t know, the LSA executive serves as your official representatives to ...