The competition for securing articles is so intense that the Law Society of Ontario has explored alternatives and is flirting with the idea of giving up on articling altogether.
Yusur Al Bahrani
It was the season of hibernation in Amman. If there are warnings about cold weather, people often prefer to stay indoors. Coming from Toronto, the warnings seemed to be a joke for me. But soon, I real
Let those 30 women and men in Justin Trudeau's cabinet show us all that sex is irrelevant to merit. And please let that viewpoint trickle down into all parts of society, even law.
Lawyers who work with people on the margins of society -- drug users, homeless people and sex workers -- are themselves marginalized within their own professions.
There is something fundamentally unjust in giving an institution, which actively discriminates against an identifiable group, access to a licensing regime that should be open to all, equally.
Albertans have witnessed a shocking display of power. Some call it "responsible change" and others call it the abuse of majority power to crush rights of environmentalists and labour unions.
Last week, the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society heard unprecedented arguments about whether to recognize graduates from a new law school at Trinity Western University.
A recent report says that a certain group of lawyers are drumming up business for their own firms by encouraging foreign investors to sue countries over changes in regulations.
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The Canadian government has also failed to take any steps to prevent or remedy U.S. crimes against Khadr including torture and other ill treatment.
Last week, more than half of the province's 70 courtrooms had no duty counsel, the lawyers who usually represent people for first-time appearances.