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Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 2:17 PM

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week The Friday Brief

Here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 2:12 PM

The Advocates’ Society names new CEO

Vicki White has been appointed as the CEO of The Advocates’ Society. ... [read more]

Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 8:46 AM

SCHOOLS - Student discipline - Behavioural offences - Violence – Penalties - Transfers

Application by a student and his guardian for judicial review of a school transfer directed by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 12:50 PM

Law Commission of Ontario names board members

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) has announced the newest members of its board of governors. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 12:44 PM

Indigenous students from Newfoundland guaranteed spaces in Saskatchewan law school Andrew Parsons

Two Indigenous students from Newfoundland and Labrador who haven’t even started law school yet won’t have to worry about obtaining future articling positions thanks to a new program being developed by the provincial government, Indigenous governments based in the province and the University of Saskatchewan. ... [read more]

Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 11:23 AM

Lawyer licensing, emerging tech top of mind for LSO treasurer candidates

Law Society of Ontario (LSO) benchers will be electing a new treasurer on June 28 as Paul Schabas ends his second term in the leadership role. The candidates for the treasurer are (in alphabetical order): Ross Earnshaw, nominated by Susan Richer and Andrew Spurgeon; Jacqueline Horvat, nominated by Dianne Corbiere and Peter Wardle; and Malcolm Mercer, nominated by Robert Burd and Avvy Yao-Yao Go. ... [read more]

Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 8:45 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Compensation - Contingency agreements

Appeal by law firm from finding that Results Achieved Fee was a contingency fee. ... [read more]

Friday, June 15, 2018 @ 2:45 PM

REGULATION OF PROFESSION - Law societies and governing bodies - Constitutional issues - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Appeal by the Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC) from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal related to the decision by the Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC) not to approve Trinity Western University (TWU)’s proposed law school. ... [read more]

Friday, June 15, 2018 @ 2:36 PM

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week The Friday Brief

Here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Friday, June 15, 2018 @ 1:37 PM

REGULATION OF PROFESSION - Law societies and governing bodies - Constitutional issues - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Appeal by Trinity Western University (TWU) and Volkenant from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal affirming a decision of the Divisional Court that dismissed their application for judicial review of a decision of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC). ... [read more]