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Professor Caufield Wins Prestigious Trudeau Fellowship

Reprinted with permission from the Faculty of Law   Since 2003, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation has awarded fifty Trudeau Fellowships. The University of Alberta Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Professor Timothy Caulfield has been chosen as ...
Opinion

Student Opinions on Curriculum

Five students were asked to highlight one thing the University of Alberta’s curriculum does well, and provide one recommendation on how our Faculty could improve upon the existing learning environment. Thus far, the in-class component of 1L is moving along ...
Sport & Social

It’s a Great Day for HACC-Key!

Faiz-Ali Virji (2L) Remember all those times you felt like you were possibly wasting your time looking up all there is to know about hockey in class instead of paying attention? Remember thinking “if only I could be studying hockey ...
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The Five W’s of the Dean’s Fellows

Mario Babic (3L) In the face of crippling budget cuts, the Faculty of Law has instituted a pilot program this year: The Dean’s Fellows. This is just one of the parts of a broader academic and cultural support program being ...
Opinion

Who Wants to be the next Dean?

U of A Law is looking for a new Dean. The students nominate their favourites… Nomination: Professor Acorn Athyna Slack (3L) A new Dean?! It is hard to imagine who can replace the quiet confidence of Dean Bryden AND someone ...
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Khadr’s Lawyer Dennis Edney addresses U of A Law

Michael Aytenfisu (2L) “With due respect, the only crime equal to willful inhumanity is the crime of indifference, the crime of silence and the crime of forgetting.” This was one of profound messages imparted to those attending Mr. Dennis Edney’s ...
Sport & Social

Law Guy/Law Girl: Exchange Edition

Law Guy: Roger Rouault Where are you living for the duration of your exchange? I’m living in the Netherlands in a city called Tilburg. I know you are only a month or so into your stay, but what is it ...
Opinion

The Country That Used to be Mine: Quebec Charter of ...

Mustafa Farooq (2L)   “On juge une société par la façon dont elle traite ses minorities (A nation is judged by how it treats its minorities)”- Rene Levesque When asked about their life goals, one of the most popular answers ...
Sport & Social

Professor D’Arcy Vermette Likes His Coffee Thick As Molasses

Canons: You’ve attended three different law schools for your LLB, LLM, and LLD, and you are now teaching at a fourth. How would you say the U of A’s law school differs from the others? Professor Vermette: I never really ...
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More Student Perspectives on the Future of Law School

At its core, the study of law is not prone to rapid transformation – as evidenced perhaps by centuries-old case law and archaic terms of art. However, the methods with which we learn the law have changed exponentially in the ...