The Law Society of Ontario decided on Monday to alter the training process for young lawyers, approving a proposal to mandate pay for articling students and audit the firms where they work.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice last month did not allow defence counsel to use a multiple-choice format to ask prospective jurors their views about race.
In an effort to improve the efficiency of its governance, the Law Society of Ontario on Friday approved changes to limit the rights of honorary members to contribute to debates.
Memorial University’s senate has approved a proposal for a faculty of law, moving Atlantic Canada’s largest university a step closer to establishing a law school in Newfoundland and Labrador.
A panel of Ontario Court of Appeal judges has allowed the appeal of a lawyer who amended his claim that the Law Society of Ontario’s disciplinary process amounted to wrongful abuse of power.
Ryerson University has been dealt a major setback in the final stages of its plan for a new juris doctor program.
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has found a litigant had no prospect of success in a claim that her employer-sponsored insurance plan was discriminating against her disability by refusing to pay for her medical cannabis.
Lawyer Brian Radnoff, who previously practised at Lerners LLP, is moving to Dickinson Wright LLP in Toronto.
A panel of judges at the Superior Court of Justice Divisional Court upheld the lower court’s set of conditions on a third-party funding class action agreement by Bentham IMF Capital Ltd., saying the agreement as it was currently written connoted that the representative plaintiffs “are working on behalf of Bentham.”
Pro Bono Ontario announced it will close its Law Help Centres in Toronto and Ottawa on Dec. 14 due to lack of stable funding, ending a service that aimed to help Ontario deal with a growing number of unrepresented litigants.