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All eyes turn to the Supreme Court’s TWU hearing

Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 4:15 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

Lawyers are turning their attention this week to the Supreme Court battle between Trinity Western University (TWU) and two law societies in companion appeals that ask important questions about freedom of religion and equality rights, judicial review, the autonomy of legal regulators and what the legal profession stands for.

After a rare two-day hearing Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 (TWU and the law societies are up first, followed by some 30 interveners), the top court will have to decide whether to maintain or overturn separate decisions...