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Let’s hear it for S-T-A-R!

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Hello future lawyers! Well you’ve made it to law school. You’ve come far. You’ve nailed some subjects and done pretty well in others. You’ve volunteered. You’ve stuffed that resume full of brilliance and it’s looking good. So good in fact you got a call back. You down that double piccolo…

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Serve and learn

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I was working at the Hospital late one night when I started talking to a patient in the recovery room. He was about 60. He lay on the bed and stared at me with a grey unblinking eye. “What do you do?” he asked me. “I work here part time….

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Lifting the veil

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“We support the exchange of free idea and topics for debate. The following is an opinion piece and does NOT reflect the views of the Griffith Law Students Association”. The LSA Social Justice lunch was about lifting the veil. Lifting the veil on domestic violence, on the financial impact family…

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Thomson Reuters’ Five Steps to Law Study Success

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Thomson Reuters’ Five Steps to Law Study Success For a more detailed guide to ‘Exam success’ please follow the link below: http://legal.thomsonreuters.com.au/student/help/law-student-survival-guide-step-6-preparing-for-a-law-exam.pdf   STEP 1: TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR NERVES Feeling nervous? Remember that you are most certainly not alone. Although it is true that some students do fail in…

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To hold or not to hold?

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We are hurrying down the office stairs to meet the client. I am clutching a large case file and my Boss, a senior lawyer, is briefing me on client meeting etiquette. “basically you don’t say anything, just take notes” – the door approaches and I, without thinking, step aside. I…

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