Because Fake News is the Best News

The Struggle of Environmentalism in the Crippling Reign of a Troompa Loompa Imagine that it is a sunny morning – fresh out of bed you make yourself a cup of joe, and as you wait for it to brew, you go on your beloved news channel or app only to see that once again there …

Lessons in Access to Justice from a Confiscated Fork

Reflections on Self-Represented Litigants (SRL) Awareness Day at Osgoode   On October 4, 2017, the Osgoode Mediation Clinic (OMC) welcomed eight self-represented litigants (SRLs) to Osgoode for SRL Awareness Day. SRL Awareness Day occurred at several Ontario law schools under the leadership of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP). The NSRLP is funded by the …

Gender Issues in the Locker Room

Is it “locker room talk” if it happens in the bar after the game? I’m seriously asking, because sometimes, the conversation gets more candid in the allegedly public setting of the local watering hole. You know, the place you go to after your beer league hockey game, where conversations are frequently interrupted by shouts of …

Hugh Hefner and Not Growing Up

Hugh Hefner died on 27 September 2017, at the age of 91. It seemingly took all of five minutes for people to start arguing over whether he was a progressive icon or a glorified sleaze merchant. As a prospective lawyer, I naturally spent far too much time trying to explain to several people that the …