What the Québec Tuition Protest Taught Law Students

“The first thing we do, let’s …”

On May 16, 2012, masked protesters invaded a law class in Montréal.  (Protesters target law students at UQÀM, CJAD Radio Blog.)  What was the symbolism of this event?  This, particularly in a city where the invasion of a classroom of polytechnical learning has shaped the sensibilities of a generation.  What did it say about the fact that the event went hardly noticed in the rest of Canada?  What does it say about us, as mentors of future lawyers?  This month’s column, The Accidental Mentor, in Canadian Lawyer (follow link) explores the manifold lessons we learned about ourselves that day.

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« La première chose que nous faisons, nous allons … »

Le 16 mai 2012, des manifestants contre la hausse des droits de scolarité ont pris leur grève dans les classes de droit à l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM).    (Protesters target law students at UQÀM, CJAD Radio Blog.)  L’article du mois dans la série Accidental Mentor (cliquez ici) du Canadian Lawyer, l’auteur fait l’exploration des leçons multi-directionnelles de cet attentat contre les étudiants de droit et contre la justice.

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