CHICAGO - Will lawyers soon be arguing their case in a virtual courtroom, perhaps from their living room or a distant tropical island, untethered by a physical location? While that may seem like a distant sci-fi future, virtual reality is no longer fiction, as some technologically savvy legal educators outlined in a panel discussion at the ABA Techshow in Chicago yesterday.
Has Justin Trudeau followed through on his promises for justice reform? Now that he is more than halfway through his elected term, we decided to give him a report card.
Are law schools training tomorrow’s or yesterday’s lawyers? It is an urgent question, yet there is no simple answer.
Is the open-concept office a trend that has no place in a law office? Many a skeptical lawyer would say yes. Until we did a deep look at this trend, I thought so, too.
The Federation of Law Societies of Canada has granted preliminary approval to Ryerson University’s proposed new law school.
What drives environmental lawyers to do their work? Clearly, part of it is passion, and anyone who has met such a lawyer would likely say, with a laugh, that “it isn’t the money.”
Torys has won a global pro bono award for its work with Prajwala, an anti-trafficking non-profit, to stop the distribution of images and videos of sexual violence in India.
Should the police be able to track who you call or text and where you are located throughout the day even when you are not suspected of any crime? Most people would not hesitate, I suspect, to say no.
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Ryerson University is aiming to have a new law school up and running by September 2019 if it receives approval from the Federation of Law Societies of Canada and the Ontario government.