Monday, 29 September 2014 08:00 Written by Ted Flett
There is rising doubt as to whether the voice of law and articling students is being heard in respect to decisions pertaining to the future of the profession. Case in point: the Law Society of New Brunswick’s special meeting on Sept. 13 to reconsider the council’s Trinity Western University accreditation decision.
Monday, 22 September 2014 08:00 Written by Mallory Hendry
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Monday, 15 September 2014 09:00 Written by Mallory Hendry
|Alissa Saieva first got a taste of the legal life while a student at Central Tech high school.|
Monday, 08 September 2014 09:00 Written by Mallory Hendry
|LAO’s Aneurin Thomas says getting more students exposed to family law early will benefit everyone.|
Six university-operated clinics will get more than $2 million from LAO to fund family law services programs for low-income Ontarians. The money will be provided over three years.
Monday, 01 September 2014 08:00 Written by Mallory Hendry
|Craig Forcese says law schools should do a better job of preparing students for the modern practice of law.|
Monday, 01 September 2014 08:00 Written by Ted Flett
Monday, 25 August 2014 09:39 Written by Mallory Hendry
Monday, 18 August 2014 09:37 Written by Mallory Hendry
Many Canadian academics are familiar with the Carnegie Foundation’s 2007 report “Educating Lawyers” and its call for significant changes to the American model of legal education. Although it is an obvious oversimplification of a complex argument, the basic idea advanced in “Educating Lawyers” is that American law schools ought to look beyond preparing their students to do legal analysis and research and devote significantly more attention both to enhancing their students’ practical skills and to developing their professional identity.