18
Aug 2017

Call me a millennial, but I respond to every musty textbook of legal case summaries with the same unoriginal droll: ‘Couldn’t I just Google this?’

All except one.

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11
Aug 2017

family law 6th edition

“I have a dream, that one day, all textbooks will be created equal”

- Not Martin Luther King

Textbooks are as much a part of student life as being overtired, broke or hung-over (and sometimes all at once). Each semester we can spend an inordinate amount of money in the hopes that somewhere in those books is the key to a high distinction. Sometimes a textbook can be an incredibly useful study aide, sometimes it can help you learn the entire course at the end of the semester. But sometimes they aren’t any help at all and you wish someone else had taken the time to tell sort through it all. Well, have no fear! Behold my (inaugural) book review for Family Law.

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04
Aug 2017

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Law has a reputation for being hard. Beyond the fact that the concepts are challenging, the workload heavy, and all the teaching staff demanding, it has the tendency to be boring AF. Most of us have questioned our choices when it comes to studying law. Not so much, “Do I really want to be a lawyer?” But more, “Why have I chosen to subject myself to such brutal banality?” It’s bearable enough of the time for us to continue, but when it blows, it’s like hurricane fucking Katrina. The dull rating makes it that much harder. At least if it were interesting we wouldn’t mind putting in all those hours, right? Thankfully there are some tricks to make law unit enjoyable, maybe even interesting. But it’s a big maybe.

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04
Aug 2017

Survive Law and The Legal Forecast have teamed up to provide law students with bite-sized, easy-to-understand explainers on the latest law-tech and legal innovation hot topics. 

Angus Murray and Daniel Owen from The Legal Forecast explain how the use of a little thing called “data analytics” can allow lawyers to embody Judge Hercules by enabling a decision-making process that combines the best of both technological and human capabilities.

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02
Aug 2017

Remember your first day of law school? You sauntered in with an air of confidence, swaggering over to your desk as if you were already Harvey Specter. After all, you had scored top marks in high school, maybe even got Dux of the college, and you made it into law school. You may not be the smartest person in the room, but you feel pretty damn proud of yourself.

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20
Jul 2017

Law school can be overwhelming. To alleviate the chaos, there are some subscriptions that will save you time, money and make law student life that little bit easier. Additionally, your newfound knowledge will give you some serious dinner conversation cred.

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