Toronto man files charter challenge against police policy of 'carding' after being stopped at least 30 times
Knia Singh, a law student at Osgoode Hall Law School, filed a challenge on carding based on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms Wednesday. (He is a criminal lawyer now)
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He was in a U.S. jail 10 years ago. He starts law school in Toronto this fall
This fall, the 35-year-old will be starting law school at Ryerson University. His experience within the criminal justice system, including the time he spent in jail in the United States, is the reason he wants to become a criminal defence lawyer.
A man who spent more than three years in prison for cocaine trafficking, a woman with at least 38 fraud convictions and a teacher who lost his licence after pleading guilty to criminal harassment involving a 15-year-old student - they're all lawyers in Ontario.
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There were 12 articling students in criminal law in my city when I articled last year. 6 of those were advertised.
So write a good cover letter, show commitment/dedication more than anything. But you would be equally well served by getting involved and essentially creating your own articling position (which necessarily wouldn't need a cover letter when your work does all the talking).
So what I'm learning is I'm just traumatized from being from Vancouver? (And hearing nothing but horror stories of trying to find pet-friendly housing near UBC). The rest of Canada doesn't hate pets?! [read: /s]
"Affordable" isn't really a word in Vancouver. Neither is "pet-friendly." You get it 😅 I'm also learning that the best thing I can do for my law school debt situation is LEAVE my hometown hahaha