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Francophone Representative The Francophone Representative is responsible for: Membership outreach and development of chapters at universities with legal programs in the French language Overseeing the planning and execution of the Civil Law Symposium à a weekend event that connects university students with French civil law practitioners through panels and networking events Serve as Chair of[…]

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In all honesty, I’m not really phased by the fact that there are so few black people in my cohort. At the age of 15 I switched from a predominantly black public high school to a private high school where you could count the black people on one hand, or more accurately on a couple[…]

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“Wow! You’re in law school?” “You must be really smart, huh?” “Are you a basketball player?” These questions symbolize balancing limited societal expectations of Black men with barely accessible avenues for academic achievement. As a result, many Black men in law school and the legal profession are relegated to encourage an unlearning and re-education of[…]

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Hello and happy Black History Month! My name is Nicole Maylor and I am the Director of Advocacy for the Black Law Student Association of Canada. I am a second-year law student at the McGill Faculty of Law and welcome you all to this blog series titled The Future of the Legal Profession: The Black[…]

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BLSA Canada stands in solidarity with fellow Muslim law students. Click here to read our Statement of Support. BLSA Canada mourns alongside all those shaken by the tragic shooting at a mosque in Sainte-Foy, Québec, that took 6 lives and wounded 8 others. We condemn hatred and acts of division. We must stand together in love and[…]

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