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.
The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society is pondering appealing July's Nova Scotia Court of Appeals decision green-lighting graduates of Trinity Western University Law School to ply their trade in N.S.
In April, B.C.'s Law Society approved the accreditation of TWU's law school, which discriminates against LGBTQ students. This week, over 3,000 Law Society members voted to reverse that decision.
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.
Last week, the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society heard unprecedented arguments about whether to recognize graduates from a new law school at Trinity Western University.
Justice is blind -- especially to the poor. A law student born into poverty discovers the multiple barriers stacked up against him well before his first exam.