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Law students and reputation (10mins)

In Law School, Legal Education, Reputation, Student learning by Peter SankoffLeave a Comment

In this video blog, I explore the issue of “reputation” and why law students should pay attention to their own reputation while in law school. I provide some basic tips about the types of things you can do to enhance your reputation from Day 1. If you enjoyed this post, do me a favour and share!TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedinTumblremail

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Three Tips for Legal Writing – Part 2

In Legal Education, Student learning, Writing by Peter SankoffLeave a Comment

In this video blog, my first of 2016, I provide three important tips for law students embarking an essay for law school: 1) Go Small; 2) Ignore Your Critical Inner Voice and 3) Outline. If you enjoyed this post, do me a favour and share!TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedinTumblremail

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Three Tips for Legal Writing – Part I

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In this video blog, my final one of 2015, I’m starting a new series on legal writing tips.  I’ve been marking student papers and dissertations for over 15 years now, and I’ve seen a lot of common trends along the way!  My goal is to put these tips out so that students can get a sense of what it takes …

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Going to See Your Professors

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Again, not a video – but this is another wonderful back and forth written exchange I had with a student on the U of A Law Blog in 2014. It discusses the importance of going to see your Profs for help at an early stage. If you enjoyed this post, do me a favour and share!TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedinTumblremail

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Overcommitting in 1L

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Not a video – but a wonderful back and forth written exchange I had with a student on the U of A Law Blog in 2014. It discusses what it’s like for 1Ls when they come to law school and get bombarded with advice. If you enjoyed this post, do me a favour and share!TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedinTumblremail

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