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Practical Advice for Moot Preparation, Part #1

Taylor Maxston (2L) Congratulations to all 1Ls for completing fall semester midterms and reaching the home stretch! Hopefully Christmas break allowed everyone to step back and take a deep breath, as more challenges await in 2019. In particular, the LRW moot represents an opportunity to hop out of the doldrums of reading and studying to […]

Tortes and Torts: Remedy with Brianna Walsh

Robynne Thompson (1L) Tortes and Torts is back for its third edition! Kudos to myself for sticking to something 66.7% longer than I normally do! This month, I met with Brianna Walsh. You may know Bri as Swift Justice’s own 6-foot tall all-star forward. Or as a Criminal SLS badass. But Bri is also the […]

The Complete Murder Mystery

Sonali Khurana, Anisha Karia and Jenna Chamberlain (3L’s) Part 1 The Adventures of ___________ (you) and __________________ (your Law School BFF)! On a dark and stormy night, running through the school in search for your Property Law textbook, which you were sure you had left in the ___________ (location)  you came across what was possibly […]

Dr. Death: Part One

Kaitlynd Hiller (1L) My sister loves murder podcasts. Last weekend she flew to Vancouver just to see a live taping of a “My Favourite Murder” episode. She was so overwhelmed to be in the presence of her “moms” that I believe her exact tweet was: “I will be breathing in the same air and silent […]

Tortes and Torts: Poutine with Dylan Robertson

Robynne Thompson (1L) Tortes and Torts. A (hopefully) monthly column devoted to all things food and the conversations that happen over food. Think Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, but less funny. Or Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, but less edgy and cool. Thinking back to my first day of law school, before I knew what the […]

I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was younger (in 1L)

Welcome class of 2021! Law school is a lot to take in- and very quickly. Two years ago, when I was in your (metaphorical) shoes, FOMO (fear of missing out) lingered over me due to the plethora of activities to choose from. So, to save you the mental anguish of FOMO when deciding how to […]

Celebrity Prime Ministers: Who Will Save Us?

Dylan Robertson (1L) If you’re like me, you treated the speculation around Oprah running for President with an equal sense of dread and humour. While Oprah has thankfully announced that she is not interested in the Oval Office, she is merely the latest in a long line of American politicians who have publicly mused parlaying […]

LAW SHOW 2018: Monsters, LLP

Joe Byram (2L) Law Show is back and scarier than ever! In Law Show’s 3rd annual 20th anniversary edition, Monsters, LLP explores the pressures faced by the modern articling student through the single contact lens of Mike Lawzowski (Scott Richardson) and his pal, James D. (JD) Sullawvin (Dan Witten), two promising young associates at the […]

It Is Not About the Destination, It Is About the Journey

Joe Sellman (2L)   Where can we go for Christmas to forget about Law School and avoid the travel chaos, I asked myself… oh, what’s this? I have a 50% off voucher for VIA Rail. Clearly, I should catch the train from Edmonton to Jasper! It is only one stop away and then I can […]

Not Your Basic Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Chris Gallardo-Ganaban (2L) It’s that time of year again! Sweater weather, fall aesthetics, and of course – pumpkin spice everything! It started out as what seemed to be a short-lived fad, like kale chips and CrossFit, but alas, it’s back again — whether you like it or not. As your person PSL correspondent, I went […]