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LSUC plans broad review of programs

Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

As the articling crunch worsens by the year in Ontario, the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) is poised to embark on a no-holds-barred, comprehensive discussion about lawyer licensing that could culminate in major reforms, including to articling and/or the controversial law practice program (LPP).

As convocation prepared to vote Nov. 9 on a surprise motion put forward last month by 12 of 14 benchers on its professional development and competence (PDC) committee, all possibilities relating to law graduate licensing and transitional training appeared to be...