I Cannot Support a Church that Openly Discriminates Against Women

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has never been on the right side of history. We’ve had many opportunities to get things right and to redeem ourselves, to be world leaders and stalwarts of progress, morality and equality, especially in the matter of women’s ordination, but the church seems intent on being wrong. This insistence on being … Continue reading I Cannot Support a Church that Openly Discriminates Against Women

Read Rachael Denhollander’s full victim impact statement about Larry Nassar – CNN

Wow.  Read this. Today.  It will be worth your while.  I promise. The year has only yet begun, but I believe that this is one of the year’s most powerful piece of writing.  And this part was especially powerful (to me at least): “In our early hearings. you brought your Bible into the courtroom and … Continue reading Read Rachael Denhollander’s full victim impact statement about Larry Nassar – CNN

Stephanie Chipeur: Lawyer, Advocate and Living with a Disability

For International Persons with Disabilities Day (December 3, 2017), I’ve decided to post this interview that I did with Stephanie Chipeur. The last time I saw Stephanie Chipeur, she and I were chatting and standing outside of our Canadian Legal History class. Today, although she sits in a motorized wheelchair, she continues to stand for … Continue reading Stephanie Chipeur: Lawyer, Advocate and Living with a Disability

Access to (Legal) Education is an Access to Justice Issue (or “Law School Tuition is Too D*%n High”)

A friend on Facebook recently posted this article, which served as the inspiration for this blog post. I had two working titles for this post, as seen above.  I think I prefer the latter: Law school tuition is too d#*n high. I write from the perspective of someone who has recently finished law school. I … Continue reading Access to (Legal) Education is an Access to Justice Issue (or “Law School Tuition is Too D*%n High”)

LinkedIn lawyers: Did this weak sexism really warrant perv-shaming? – Telegraph

Barrister Charlotte Proudman has outed a lawyer who called her ‘stunning’ on professional network LinkedIn. Radhika Sanghani doesn’t think she should have gone public. I have to agree.  While I think people should be called out on their sexism, I don’t agree that public shaming (especially via social media) should be part and parcel of the … Continue reading LinkedIn lawyers: Did this weak sexism really warrant perv-shaming? – Telegraph