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Federation seeks input on proposed code of conduct for judges returning to practice

Thursday, February 09, 2017 @ 11:30 AM | By Tom Venetis

The Federation of Law Societies of Canada (FLSC) is asking for feedback from law societies in regards to proposed amendments to its code of professional conduct.

The 2017 consultation report on the Model Code of Professional Conduct is proposing amendments dealing with issues relating to technological competence, on encouraging respect for the administration of justice and on the return to the practice of law by former judges.

Trevor Farrow, a professor of law with Osgoode Hall Law School and chair of the Canadian Forum on Civil...