Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on practice, research, writing and technology.


Glean Wisdom From Women Leading in Law
Emma Durand-Wood

Erin Cowling’s wonderful interview series, Women Leading in Law, is back up and running after a bit of a break. In response to the difficult times we’re in, Cowling notes, “I don’t know about you but I need some good news right about now. And I believe there’s nothing better than reading positive stories about women kicking butt in law”. …

Research & Writing

Pandemic Versus Epidemic: What’s the Diff?
Neil Guthrie

Coverage, essentially. You’ll need a little ancient Greek here. The –demic suffix comes from demos, which means ‘the people’, ‘the community’. Demos is the root of democracy (‘rule by the people’). The epi- bit comes from the Greek for ‘upon’, ‘at’, ‘close to’. Think of the epicentre of an earthquake. …

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