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Baby talk // Cover Story

December 5, 2017

Sure, babies are cute. But the problems lawyers face when starting a family are not. It’s time for a frank discussion about what it’s like to have a baby in law

John Sorensen

How a Professional LLM turbo-charged this lawyer’s career // sponsored content

December 5, 2017

“It’s like I was taking an extra dose of vitamins”

Marcus McCann

How Marcus McCann uses the law to fight for LGBT rights // Best Practices

December 5, 2017

The former editor at Xtra explains why he left journalism for law

winter crosswalk

What not to wear this winter // Dress Code

December 5, 2017

Winter wants to kill your fashion sense. Don’t let it

On the record

Can a new course on legal coaching solve the access-to-justice crisis? // On the Record

December 5, 2017

“It won’t solve the problem of court delays or legal-aid funding, but more people would have access to affordable legal advice”

Precedent opinion peice

The moral failings of Canada’s immigration-detention system // Opinion

December 5, 2017

My client was guilty of no crime, but an unjust system kept him behind bars for five years

Lawyer mom

What lawyer-moms talk about in private // Editor’s Note

December 5, 2017

And how it inspired our winter issue

coffee chat

Networking coffees from hell // Working the Room

December 5, 2017

If it’s so important for lawyers to network over coffee, why do so many of these meetups suck?

going in-house

This lawyer’s light-filled home may be the best hotel in the city // Going In-House

December 5, 2017

We go inside a Victorian home with cosmopolitan decor and an endless stream of travellers

Shelia Block

The big problem with articling // sponsored content

December 5, 2017

As an instructor with the Law Practice Program, Sheila Block provides consistent, practical training — two things sometimes missing from articling