13
Aug 2010

So you’re nearing the end of high school and wondering what you’ll do next. Or maybe you’ve finished your first degree and are considering a second. If you’re wondering what law school is like, check out this handy guide for would-be law students…

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13
Aug 2010

If you’re thinking about applying to do law, you’re probably also wondering if it’s right for you. Prospective law students often feel they’re not “good enough” or not “cut out” for law school. Here’s our take on three common misconceptions held by would-be law students.

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09
Aug 2010

The thing about many Practical Legal Training assignments is that they seem so straightforward. On the face of it, everything looks so simple and you think that it will take no time at all. You put it off all semester and then all of a sudden you’re on a self-inflicted law student boot camp.

In between writing file notes about conversations with fake clients and pretend real estate agents you’re busy hating yourself. Having survived three practice file assessments (some of them very last minute), I thought I’d share some of my tips for making the experience less painful.

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21
Jul 2010

Our ALSA Correspondent Jerome Doraisamy is home safe and sound from Adelaide. Now that he’s caught up on some sleep and found his copy of “The Liver Cleansing Diet”, here’s his take on the final day of the Conference and the week that was.

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20
Jul 2010

Who says the law is serious? While surveying the wonders of the Internet, I found an article about a study conducted in America to determine who was the funniest member of the Bench.

You’ll not be surprised to hear that an American law professor has conducted a serious survey into judicial humour, albeit only at the Supreme Court level.

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18
Jul 2010

Six days down, one to go! Our ALSA Conference Correspondent Jerome Doraisamy dishes the dirt from days five and six.

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