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Survive Law

January 23, 2016

It is 8:44am. I sit in my car and take in my surroundings as 9:00am slowly approaches. I watch as a various assortment of people arrive, park their cars, and ma

August 24, 2015

Not many law students have the chance to get a behind-the scenes experience of a court. For the curious among you, the gist of it is paperwork, paperwork...

September 17, 2014

New South Wales has passed legislation to give the media better access to the state’s courtrooms. The new law creates a presumption in favour of broadcasting...

June 6, 2014

The law is a strange beast, and it should come as no surprise that there is an abundance of unusual stories and ridiculous cases. Here are just a few…

April 22, 2014

I have had the immense good fortune to work as a bench clerk for numerous Magistrates hearing thousands of cases across the summary jurisdictions in my state. I have seen outstanding advocacy and roaring submissions delivered with passion and grace, as well as profusely sweating, mumbling, fidgeting, woefully unprepared counsel. I have, albei...

April 15, 2014

The University of Queensland is celebrating after winning the 55th annual Jessup International Moot in Washington D.C on Sunday. Students Emily Chalk, Camille B

April 8, 2014

Being in law school sometimes leaves you feeling a bit removed from what you are actually working towards. Maybe that’s why we love watching legal TV shows...

February 18, 2014

A court case can be overwhelming for litigants at the best of times, but the experience is certainly more daunting if you’re preparing to face court without a l

January 19, 2014

This is absolutely 100% a true story. A few semesters ago at a campus far away, I completed a witness examination moot. The preparation period was about 4...

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