On the first day of class at University of Calgary Law School this week, one of the first things I wrote on the white board was one word: Why?
Of course, I got a number of eye-rolls from students.
But as the course has continued, “why” has become a common part of the class lexicon.
Can we “five why” this issue?
Why do law firms do what they do?
Why are they structured as they are?
Why did Heenan Blaikie disintegrate?
Why are partnerships difficult to govern?
Why can’t outsiders invest in law firms?
Why am I in law school? . . . [more]