14
Jan 2013

If you’re anything like me, it can sometimes be a struggle to stay awake when doing those weekly readings. Admittedly, it’s often because these readings are a little on the tedious side, but law school and exhaustion seem to go hand in hand. As a result, I often alleviate my lethargy with coffee. Huge amounts of coffee.

When picking a café to get your caffeine hit from, here are a few things to look out for…

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12
Jan 2013

“Putting war criminals behind bars depends on the will of men and women, and especially men and women of the bar, to challenge the assumption that might means right, to shout yes when the chorus is singing no, to demand justice again and again, even when it means suffering ridicule for seeming quixotic” – Carla Del Ponte

Move over Atticus Finch, Harvey Specter and Martha Costello, here is a real-life lawyer who deserves some recognition and law student fawning. Carla Del Ponte, is without a doubt the toughest, most determined and awe-inspiring prosecutor of our time. Between 1999 and 2003 she was the chief prosecutor for the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia and Rwanda, responsible for ensuring that those responsible for the genocides were held accountable. Hardly an easy task.

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10
Jan 2013

The Hulk is tricked onto a starship by the likes of Iron Man, Mr. Fantastic and Black Bolt and sent into space. He ends up on another planet, fighting a lot of people, and plotting revenge and his return to Earth. What happens next?

According to Law and the Multiverse authors James Daily and Ryan Davidson, Iron Man, et al. could be in a whole lot of trouble for kidnapping and false imprisonment.

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07
Jan 2013

Everyone loves (or loves to hate) a good lawyer joke. Since many of us are heading back to work today (boo hoo!) I’ve scoured the Internet for a selection of lawyer jokes that appeal to our legal sense of humour (pun intended).

We had contemplated writing some of our own, but the only thing worse than a bad lawyer joke is a bad joke written by a lawyer.

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