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Pre-Law Books

Looking to whet your appetite for law school, or do some reading to get you mentally psyched? There are plenty of commercial books on the market, and here are a few we came across. Law…


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Film: “Trials of Law School”

Ever wonder what it’s like to go through law school? A new film, released this summer, follows the life of eight students at the University of Oklahoma to answer that exact question. The movie runs…


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First Year Classes

Most law schools have a standardized curriculum for first year law students.  Electives, which allow students to specialize further, are taken in the second and third years. First year classes typically cover the following subjects:…



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Podcast Directory

Directory of Law is Cool podcasts Law is Cool – Episode #10 Law is Cool – Episode #9 Law is Cool – Podcast #8 Law is Cool – Episode #7 Law is Cool – Podcast…




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Law is Cool – Podcast #1

Show Notes (12:04 total running time) o:17 – Thomas Wisdom and Omar Ha-Redeye introduce themselves 0:35 – Thomas and Omar explain the purpose of the blog and podcast 2:15 – Maclean’s magazine controversy discussed 5:11…


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CBA Responds to Slayton

Update Jordan Furlong, Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), sent us a comment that the CBA has provided a response to the Slayton interview. CBA President J. Parker MacCarthy stated, “By cherry-picking the worst…




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Much More than Moolah

The Allure of Bay Street Many aspiring lawyers these days seem to have interest in the field because they believe it to be especially lucrative. Specifically, myths abound about the prospects on Bay Street law…