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Jul 16, 2014   Notice to the Public re: Interventions; TWU application 
On May 26, 2014, Trinity Western University (“TWU”) and Brayden Volkenant commenced an application for judicial review of the decision of the Law Society of Upper Canada (“LSUC”) to refuse to accredit TWU’s proposed school of law.

Jun 30, 2014   News Release: The Law Society concerned about the murder of Pakistani lawyer 

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the murder of Rashid Rehman, a prominent Pakistani human rights lawyer and regional coordinator for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in the Punjab province.


Jun 30, 2014   News Release: The Law Society concerned by detention of Egyptian Lawyer 

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the detention and sentencing of Mahienour El-Massry.


Jun 26, 2014   News Release: Janet E. Minor elected Treasurer of the Law Society 
Janet E. Minor elected Treasurer of the Law Society

Jun 24, 2014   Notice: Trust funds held by Kenneth James 
Pursuant to the Order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dated May 7, 2014, The Law Society of Upper Canada is the Trustee of funds from the  trust account of lawyer KENNETH JAMES o/a JAMES AND ASSOCIATES.

Jun 20, 2014   News Release: Noted public servant to receive honorary doctorate from Law Society 

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to John H. Sims, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in Ottawa, June 23. 

 

 


Jun 16, 2014   News Release: Legal luminaries to receive honorary LLDs from Law Society 
A former judge of Ontario's highest court, a trailblazing advocate for inclusion and a leading law professor/author will each receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree (LLD) from the Law Society this month. The presentations will take place at three Toronto Call to the Bar ceremonies at Roy Thomson Hall on June 19 and 20.

Jun 13, 2014   News Release: Extraordinary Hamilton advocate to receive honorary LLD 

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to David F. Smye, QC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony in London, June 16.


Jun 4, 2014   News Release: Justice partners launch action group to improve access to justice 

Justice sector partners met on June 3 for the inaugural meeting of TAG – The Action Group on Access to Justice, a forum to foster collaboration on initiatives to make justice more accessible. The meeting took place at Osgoode Hall in Toronto.

 


May 29, 2014   News Release: The Law Society concerned about the ongoing surveillance and intimidation of lawyer Maria Catherine Dannug-Salucon in the Philippines 

 

 

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the ongoing surveillance and intimidation of Filipino human rights lawyer Maria Catherine Dannug-Salucon.

 


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