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How Quickly Could You Pay For Law School?

Law school is expensive. That probably isn’t big news for anyone, especially students applying to law school. Aside from assuming that a law degree will cost a pretty penny, a prospective law student might also assume he or she will eventually make that money back soon after beginning a career practicing law.

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Be Careful What You Search For at Work

Think using the Internet for personal searches “a minute here or there” while on the job is harmless? Think again. Marc Gravelle, a Human Resources assistant for the Canadian Department of Justice, was let go from his job in July of 2011 for using his computer to fuel his car obsession, download music, complain about his job, and used private documents for personal gain.

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A New Chief Justice For Ontario

On June 13, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed George R. Strathy the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Although Strathy’s appointment surprised some, as he was not rumored to be a top contender, he comes from a firm that has produced a number of prominent judges.

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Ousted CEO of American Apparel To Sue Company

American Apparel Inc. has fired their Chief Executive and Chairman (and Founder) – Dov Charney. At first this seemed like no big surprise as the organization has had a reputation for controversial leadership with finger’s specifically pointing at Mr Charney, but to one person it was a huge surprise. Dov Charney himself!

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Stepping Up Workshop Gives Female Lawyers New Opportunities

It’s tough for any lawyer to get a top legal job at a Canadian public company, and as these kinds of jobs decrease, competition to get a foot in the door in the general counsel office increases. Just as with most high-level corporate jobs, that competition is even harder for women.

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Omar Khadr sued for $45 Million by blinded US soldier, widow

Omar Khadr is being sued by the widow of a US special forces soldier killed in Afghanistan and an American soldier blinded by a grenade for about $45 million. The case, filed Thursday in Utah, have Tabitha Speer and Sgt. Layne Morris alleging that Khadr, who was 15 at the time, was responsible for the death of Sgt. Christopher Speer and Morris’ injuries in July 2002.

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