5 Things I Learned at the 2018 Law Games

Or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Quebecois” There’s this yearly event called “The Law Games”, and while it’s framed as a sports tournament, it’s essentially a week-long drinking contest designed specifically to cull the herd. This year, it was held in Winnipeg, because sociopathic endurance trials aren’t sociopathic enough unless they’re …

Why Choose the Poverty Law Intensive at Parkdale Community Legal Services?

If you’re thinking about applying for an intensive or clinical program for next year, learn why alumni can’t say enough good things about their experience in the Poverty Law Intensive   If you’ve ever talked to alumni of the Poverty Law Intensive, you’ll have noticed that we are almost cultishly enthusiastic about our experience in …

The case that comes after Trinity Western

  The Supreme Court of Canada is currently penning the final chapter in Trinity Western University’s law school saga – a legal drama that has wound its way up to the top court from Ontario and B.C. over the past 4 years.   In their reasons, the justices are expected to deliver a landmark ruling …

Starry Decisis

To everyone in the new year, we will be bringing more predictions for 2018. Stay tuned.   Aries   You are rejuvenated and refreshed. Ready for another term of enduring torture. Get ready for winter sports, chilling reports, and assignments to make you shiver; but don’t worry about that too much yet. You’ve got a …

Perspectives in Health

Your Osgoode Health Law Association: Let us introduce ourselves… Hello from your Osgoode Health Law Association (HLA)! The HLA interrogates the area of health law, raises awareness of important health law issues, helps students explore the many career paths in health law, and fosters interdisciplinary collaborations and dialogue between students and health law professionals. We …

A Thirst for Life

INTRODUCTION   On July 28th, 2010, the United Nations General Assembly recognized the universal human right to clean drinking water and sanitation, which called upon governments and international organizations to provide funding and technology transfer to developing countries in order to realize this right. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon proclaimed that “…all people have the …

They’re Just Grades

(Editor’s Note: Normally, we wouldn’t publish such personal information, but the author was quite insistent that we attach the provided transcript, because the article wouldn’t make sense without it.  We try our best to respect the wishes of authors, especially then they are making a good point and are utterly right.) I was thinking one …

Don’t Feed the Troll

A Not Particularly Eloquent or Highbrow Analysis on Jordan Peterson’s Appeal   We should be grateful to people who use epithets like “social justice warrior” or “cuck.” Such people are essentially saying in a word or acronym, “I am an asshole; please disregard everything I have to say.” Once upon a time, you would have …