Precedent Live panel discussion

Three lawyers open up about their experience with mental illness // Featured

In front of a live audience, they described how the practice of law wreaks havoc on their mental health

In The Dark Malini feature

The mental-health crisis in law // Cover Story

March 6, 2018

This isn’t another story telling you that lawyers are depressed. It’s a story about a professional culture that is itself sick. It’s about bullying, loneliness, imposter syndrome and rage. But it’s also about lawyers who have found hope and strength…

Opinion Cushman feature

What the statement of principles controversy is really about // Opinion

March 6, 2018

We don’t need the statement of principles because the profession is racist. We need it because the most powerful lawyers are, unknowingly, upholding an unfair status quo

Bay Street towers in Toronto

Why hasn’t the #MeToo movement come to law? // Opinion

February 22, 2018

It is unlikely that any major industry will be left completely untouched by this powerful movement

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

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

The hidden costs of conformity

November 27, 2017

It is exhausting to feel left out, to be excluded because of your cultural identity