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Your LSA VPs

VP General – Mark Jordan (3L) My name is Mark Jordan, and I am VP General of the LSA. I am from big city Victoria, BC and am a huge fan of the Vancouver Canucks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, coloured pants, ...
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Potential Deans Take the Podium

Jordan Lefaivre (3L) Natasha Edgar (3L) William Peachman (1L) Last week the Faculty of Law hosted three candidates for the soon to be vacant Dean’s position.  Each candidate had the opportunity to speak to faculty and students.  Each of the ...
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LSA To Move Ahead with Opt-Out

Adeel Mulla (LSA President) On March 5th and 6th the Law Students’ Association (“LSA”) will hold an online referendum to determine if students would prefer for their LSA membership fees to be collected through Bear tracks.  In other words, if ...
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Incentives for Organ Donation in Canada: A Future Possibility?

Ariel Lekas (1L) Every year in Canada, approximately 4000 people need transplants. Only one third of those people will receive the organs that they need to survive. Experts at the most recent Health Law Institute Seminar Series
panel discussion weighed in ...
Opinion

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 ...
Opinion

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 ...
Sport & Social

Law Guy, Law Girl; New Year Edition

Nisha Interview Questions – Root for the Moots! What moot did you sign up for this semester and who are your fellow teammates? I signed up for the Kawaskimhon, learning with knowledge moot. My fellow teammates are Echo Bellerose, Erica ...
Opinion

Let’s Improve Class Scheduling

Jordan Lefaivre 3(L) After a mix-up with my class timetable this semester, I thought it was time to explore some of the problems with the current scheduling regime.  The challenges in creating an effective scheduling system are numerous.  There will ...
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OUTlaw Addresses the Preliminary Approval of Trinity Western

OUTlaw This is an open letter from OUTlaw to the FLSC and The Law Society of Alberta re: approval of Trinity Western University’s law school proposal OUTlaw Alberta is a student group operating within the Faculty of Law at the ...
Opinion

GETTING IN – A 0L GUIDE

Most of you reading this have worked hard in gaining your spot in the Faculty of Law, while some may have even lucked out. However your journey may have looked, it is behind you! But more likely than not, you ...