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Episode 12: Richard Bird, K.C. & Karl Dore, K.C.

In this episode, Dean Michael Marin, K.C. sits down with retired UNB Law professors Richard Bird, K.C. (BCL ’67), and Karl Dore, K.C. (BCL ’67). They discuss:

  • their early lives growing up in Fredericton (3:40);
  • studying together at UNB Law in the late 1960s (9:46);
  • the impact Dean William Ryan had on their academic and teaching careers (20:00);
  • their decision to enter academia and their experience as young professors (31:22);
  • the philosophy behind the Socratic method of teaching (51:56);
  • proudest moments from their teaching careers (1:11:53);
  • working on law reform projects, including the New Brunswick Consumer Product Warranty and Liability Act and the Business Corporations Act, and the Credit Union Act (1:14:22);
  • their thoughts on the essential character of UNB Law as an institution (1:24:27);
  • and ways students and professionals can cope with the difficulties of studying and practicing law (1:35:06).

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