Dec 2010

Christmas and the holiday season are upon us, so this week we’ve put together a list of gifts for the law student or law student to be. If you are looking out for gifts for all your law school friends or wanting to drop a hint to a member of your family who gives infamously bad gifts (show them this list) you have come to the right place!

Nov 2010

Law students don’t like things that militate against their sense of individuality. This presents a problem when they are about as predictable as an old episode of Law and Order: Criminal Intent (i.e. Goren interrogates the suspect with his head askew and miraculously solves the case without breaking a sweat; case closed).

Jul 2010

Who says the law is serious? While surveying the wonders of the Internet, I found an article about a study conducted in America to determine who was the funniest member of the Bench.

You’ll not be surprised to hear that an American law professor has conducted a serious survey into judicial humour, albeit only at the Supreme Court level.

Jan 2012

Billy Flynn, an unbeatable defence lawyer from 1920s Chicago is the Hollywood lawyer. Men want to be him, ladies want to date him, and criminals want to pay him. Let’s face it, we all at some point wanted to be that lawyer: successful, charming, witty and extravagantly awesome in the courtroom.

So what can we learn from Billy Flynn about convincing a courtroom?


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