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It Is Never Too Early For You To Start Marketing Yourself

It Is Never Too Early For You To Start Marketing Yourself

A simple Google search is one of the first things that a prospective employer does when they are considering hiring a law student. While a student cannot control everything that is on the Internet, he/she can perform a number of simple tasks to improve his/her profile and market strengths.

by - 24 September 2013

Family»

A Drug Addicted Pregnancy

A Drug Addicted Pregnancy

When there is substance abuse during pregnancy, should the criminal justice system regulate the conduct of pregnant women?

by - 26 October 2012
  • Forced Marriages: What Are You Criminalising?
    Forced Marriages: What Are You Criminalising?

    By NAZMIN AKTHAR – The UK government announced it’s plans to criminalise forced marriages. Is the legal system capable of dealing with the issue forced marriages? When considering the courtroom repercussions of criminalising forced marriage, this author questions whether the court system is the proper forum for eradicating forced marriages

    by - 19 June 2012
  • A Child’s Lack of Autonomy in Medical Treatment: A Myth or Just Part of the ‘Procedure’?
    A Child’s Lack of Autonomy in Medical Treatment: A Myth or Just Part of the ‘Procedure’?

    By MAKHSUDUL ISLAM – Some argue that current English law is severely defective to the extent that it undermines the autonomy of the younger child and adolescent. The House of Lords decision in Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech AHA was heralded by many as the recognition of child autonomy. However, if one scratches below the surface it is clear that subsequent decisions have left many flaws in this area

    by - 24 August 2011

Civil Rights»

Seeing the Whole Picture in Age Discrimination

Seeing the Whole Picture in Age Discrimination

There are many American workers today who face employment problems, not just senior citizens. Statistics from more than just the AARP are needed to provide a clear picture on just what challenges are facing senior citizens and what the law can and should do

by - 21 March 2013

Business»

On Kindle – Raising the Stakes: Money Laundering, Bank Fraud, and Online Poker in America

On Kindle – Raising the Stakes: Money Laundering, Bank Fraud, and Online Poker in America

On April 15, 2011 the U.S. government went all-in, as federal prosecutors unsealed indictments against the founders of the world’s largest online poker companies, and moved to shut down online poker operations within the

by - 21 August 2013

Environmental»

Addressing Potential Environmental And Health Threats From Climate Change in Inuits Living in Quebec

Addressing Potential Environmental And Health Threats From Climate Change in Inuits Living in Quebec

Nunavik comprises the northern third of the province of Quebec, Canada, which is homeland to the Inuit, who are indigenous people in Quebec. What makes Nunavik unique is that this region lies between the Arctic and subarctic climate zones where no roads link Nunavik to southern Quebec, making it a remote region. Climate change poses a serious risk to this Arctic region because temperatures have risen substantially over the past few decades at rates twice as much as other regions

by - 18 April 2013