31
May 2016

Clerkship season has arrived in NSW! This handy guide has been put together to shed some light on the clerkship process and to help you to find opportunities.

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30
May 2016


One of the initiatives that came out of the Budget 2016-17 was the Prepare-Trial-Hire (PaTH) Programme, designed to help young job-seekers move off welfare and into employment. The Government plans to invest $752 million into this, will it work?

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26
May 2016

Sometimes I feel like an energizer bunny – it’s a race to the end! With exams and clerkships coming up, the pressure is getting real. I get it. We’re competing against each other. That’s what law school is all about right? Wrong. 

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24
May 2016

Source: Mostly average joe 

Like many before me, I defected from the legal world on completion of my law degree. Although I fretted constantly that I had wasted an extra two years at university (and a landed a sizeable HECS debt), I can now honestly say that a law degree is a very useful qualification in the professional world – even if you’re not a lawyer. Below I share how I’ve used my degree in my day job as a public policy analyst, and have won a few arguments along the way!

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23
May 2016

Source: imgur

We law students love an obscure case… For many, an injection of humour results in greater comprehension of legal principles and court decisions. In my Media and Communications Law elective this semester, we covered the topics of criminal and civil contempt. Whilst not denying that contempt of court is a serious issue, as an act that undermines public confidence in the judicial system, I thought I’d share with you some of the more amusing facts, as extreme examples of what not to do when you next visit court…

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20
May 2016

At the time of the OJ Simpson trial, I was probably learning to walk and understand words like ‘juice’, ‘glove’ and maybe ‘murder’ given that I was one of identical twins entering the terrible twos.

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