For Michael Riseborough, June was an exciting month. Not only did he graduate from Queen’s Certificate in Law program, he was also appointed as a Justice of the Peace to the Territorial Court of Yukon through an order in Council, which was followed by an Oath of Office ceremony.
Lori Philpott, Law '22 went from Certificate in Law student, to JD student, to becoming a TA for the very course she once took, LAW 202/207 [Aboriginal Law].
Guest blogger Zabrina Testa shares her experience taking the Certificate in Law with her daughter, Allison. Hear what Zabrina enjoys most about the Certificate and having her daughter as a study buddy.
Blair Crew, from Queen's Legal Aid, talks about COVID-19, leases, landlords, and slightly obscure potential 'escape hatches' for students.
Guest blogger Michael Riseborough comes from a family of lawyers and shares his ability to overcome his perception that the law is "boring" with the help of Queen's Law and Supreme Advocacy.
Guest blogger Jillian LeBlanc shares how she used the Certificate in Law as a way of exploring the law before committing to law school.
It's an emergency episode of our podcast, where we break down how emergency powers work in Canada. Our longest episode ever!
It's a student-faculty team-up, as Criminal Law professor Lisa Kerr and Queen's Law student Sam Bondoux fill us in on a collaborative research project they've been doing on the state of education in federal prisons (spoiler: it's not great).
Two criminal law professors talk about the Supreme Court case R v Jarvis, and its implications for surveillance and privacy in Canada.
Do fines make a difference in people's behaviour? This simple question leads to a labyrinth of research, the intersection of law and economics, and the importance of replication in the social sciences in a great conversation with Law 201/701 Constitutional module author Cherie Metcalf.