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Sep 2013

I’m not actually sure whether the wisdom of Alan Shore from Boston Legal can be practically applied to daily life as a lawyer, but a law firm that will allow me to dress up as a flamingo is the type of firm I aspire to work for, and I’d love to have a best friend called Denny Crane. Practical or not, here are some of my favourite lessons from Alan Shore…

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Aug 2013

As law students, we’re constantly wading through piles of legislation. Many times I have complained about poorly drafted legislation that leaves things like ‘reasonableness’ or ‘timely manner’ hanging in mid air with no precise definition. 

But I’ve decided to stop complaining because drafting legislation is a lot harder than it looks! This, I know from experience, when I decided to set some legislative boundaries.

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Aug 2013

Twitter is an awesome resource for law students. It lets you connect with legal professionals and academics, keeps you up to date on the latest happenings in various areas of law, and can help you to build a profile of your own.

If you have never ventured into the world of Twitter before, the hardest part is getting started and knowing who to start following.

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Aug 2013

There may be many fish in the sea, but for us law students, my theory is that the fish that we’re best suited to are also law students. Not just any fish is going to understand how to love someone as kooky as a law student, after all. Many of us might actually shudder at this thought, but I can think of a few good reasons why your next hot date should have as much of a Kirby-crush as you do. 

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