26
Jan 2017

Being a law student is like being part of an exclusive club. We live for clerkship season, attending Kirby’s book signings, complaining about the price of textbooks, cramming for our 100% weighted exams, surrendering our lives to LSS social activities and making puns that only our fellow law students would understand.

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24
Jan 2017

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While the Australian government continues to try to block access to certain torrenting sites, and corporate big-wigs compare internet pirates to heroin dealers, the issue of music copyright has taken something of a back-seat in the recent years.  With the prevalence of legal online streaming services, the contentious amount of music royalties paid by these streaming services, and the decrease in live music venues, the everyday musician is in perpetual financial struggleville.  According to a 2011 report by Ernst & Young, the average annual income for a professional musician ranges from $7,000 to $12, 000.

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19
Jan 2017

Survive Law's Jess Awad ponders the ups and downs of life at the Bar from the perspective of an aspiring barrister. 

Ever wanted to know what it's like to work at the Bar - the Criminal Bar?! Order in Court, a fictional novel by English barrister David Osborne, provides us with a protagonist who like all young lawyers, is ambitious.

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16
Jan 2017

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We usually turn to lecturers, our law school buddies and law grads for advice when it comes to battling your way through law school. But what about our good old parents? Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, they have an uncanny ability to ruthlessly dish out advice with #nofilter, right when you need it most (even though 9 times out of 10, it may not necessarily be what you want to hear).

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12
Jan 2017

Pencils from Etsy

Even if you’re not someone who subscribes to the #newyearnewme mantra, it’s still time to throw out the leaking pens and half-torn notebooks and reinvent your stationery game. Here are five ways to ensure that your stationery game is looking #onfleek and ready to survive the turbulent ride ahead that is law school. Even if you’re failing your subjects, at least you’ve got awesome stationery.

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09
Jan 2017


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The Law School Slump. We all experience it at some point during law school. Most often, it’s because we’ve been working hard non-stop since high school. Symptoms usually start to appear in second or third year – when you’re about halfway through your degree. The good news is, you’re not alone and there are ways to get back on track.

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