Contours

voices of women in law // voix des femmes en droit

 THE SIGNS AS LAW STUDENTS

BY MEGAN LINDY AND MARIAM SARR
STUDENTS AT MCGILL FACULTY OF LAW

 

Aries

●      Will start a heated debate in class

●      Spends about 20 minutes of the lecture actually taking notes and the rest surfing the web and checking emails

●      Is involved in three different moot competitions

 

Taurus

●      Genuinely believes in the value of transsystemic legal education

●      Has the most stable study schedule of anyone you know

●      Always shares their notes from the CDO/SAO info sessions

 

Gemini

●      Always late to class

●      First in line to talk to a guest lecturer

●      Has an endless supply of quality summaries they’ll send you in a heartbeat if you ask

 

Cancer

●      Will often be found crying in the third floor bathroom

●      Cares deeply about how the law affects people’s lives

●      Takes beautiful, handwritten notes

 

Leo

●      Knows the name of every student on the Dean’s list

●      Publicly tries to challenge the professor’s expertise

●      Attends every coffeehouse and is friends with everyone

 

Virgo

●      Does all the readings and always comes to class

●      Married to their agenda

●      Is a citations editor for the McGill Law Journal and loves it

 

Libra

●      Thinks of dropping out every semester and waits until the very end of the add/drop period to finalize their schedule

●      Involved in every club because they have a hard time saying no to people

●      Finds something to love about every class

 

 

 

Scorpio

●      Will forever remember that one time you forgot to add your summary to the reading group

●      Lives for the dissenting opinions

●      Does the optional readings

 

Sagittarius

 

●      Will confidently argue that their answer is right even after the professor tells them they are dead wrong

●      Plans an adventurous trip every focus week

●      Actually smart as heck but acts like such a fool that you would never know it

 

Capricorn

●      Lives in the library

●      Chronically over-commits every semester and then is overwhelmed, yet miraculously pulls it all off

●      Has access to all the old exams and incredible notes from former students that were never uploaded to Pubdocs

 

Aquarius

●      Is friends with everyone in the Faculty

●      Never does the readings

●      Actively participates in the “McGill Law – General” Facebook group squabbles

 

Pisces

●      “What were the readings for today??”

●      Gets lost in high level theory and ideas they find interesting to the direct neglect of actually learning the course material

●      Writing the coolest term paper you have ever heard of

Contours is made possible by funding from the McGill Law Students’ Association / L’Association des étudiant-e-s en droit de McGill. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in whole or in part without permission from the authors.

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