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Monthly Archives: October 2019

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.)  This month I faced the stresses of the 1L moot with some good ol’ fashioned […]

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 help shape Canada as we know it. However, one graduate who isn’t mentioned nearly as […]

Review: Law Show 2019

Karey Rodgers (3L) This year’s Law Show, Neverlaw: The Peter Pan Story, continued the trend of transforming our childhood movies into law-themed theatrical productions. All the basic elements of a typical Law Show production were there, but I can confidently say this year was a stand-out—probably one of the best yet, although I admittedly have […]

Oscars Run-Up

Kaitlynd Hiller (1L) If you’re anything like me, 2018 felt like one of the longest and most confusing years of my life. Think back to all the things that happened last year: the Tide Pod challenge was a thing, Kylie Jenner had a secret baby, there was an Olympics(!), Prince Harry got married, and people […]

Practical Advice for Moot Preparation, Part 2

Taylor Maxston (2L) We are a little over a month into the Winter semester and buzz about the LRW moot is pervasive throughout the Faculty of Law. With preparations underway for each 1L’s opportunity to don the gown and present oral arguments, the focus is beginning to move away from formulating what to argue and […]