03
Feb 2017

So you got in to Law School. Super. Gird your loins, bitches.

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01
Feb 2017

(The answer is no)

During my time at law school, the firm environment was the career path predominantly discussed. Paralegal roles, clerkships, graduate programs… everything seemed to centre on the firm.

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30
Jan 2017

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Now don’t get me wrong, I know we absolutely adore our non-law friends and fam. In fact, I doubt I could get through my law degree without them. However, the thing is, they don’t know much about studying law. You realise that they all have the same ideas about what it means to go through law school and become a lawyer (read: no idea). I think it's safe to say we've all heard these five phrases enough over the last few years to last us a lifetime…

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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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