I’ve been teaching at University of Ottawa Law School’s compressed January term, which means a 3 hour class every day. It’s given me a sneak peek at the future lawyers of this country – and I like what I see.
If my class is indicative of the rest of the second and third year law students in Canada, they are bright, eager – and anxious.
Bright and eager is to be expected given that they're beginning a new challenging career – the anxiety however is troubling.
There is concern over articling positions for those staying in Ontario – no surprise . . . [more]