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Mar 9, 2015   News Release: Best of legal professions to be recognized with Law Society awards 
The Law Society of Upper Canada will honour 11 outstanding members of the legal profession at its annual award ceremony on May 27, 2015.

Feb 27, 2015   News Release: The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses concern about the arrest and sentence of human rights lawyer Shukhrat Kudratov in Tajikistan 

 The Law Society of Upper Canada is deeply concerned about the arrest and sentence of human rights lawyer Shukhrat Kudratov in Tajikistan.


Feb 13, 2015   News Release: The Honourable Irwin Cotler receives Law Society of Upper Canada’s first Human Rights Award 
The Law Society of Upper Canada presented its inaugural Human Rights Award to The Honourable Irwin Cotler, PC, OC, MP, at a ceremony in Toronto on February 12, 2015.

Jan 30, 2015   News Release: Study offers new insights to career paths in private practice of law 
Results of a study commissioned by the Law Society show that most new lawyers who begin their careers in private practice no longer follow the traditional career path that leads to partnership within a single law firm.

Jan 29, 2015   Law Society expresses grave concern over treatment of Iranian lawyer 
The Law Society of Upper Canada is deeply concerned about the ongoing harassment of lawyer Narges Mohammadi in Iran.

Jan 29, 2015   Law Society expresses concern over lawyer assassinations in Russia 
The Law Society of Upper Canada is deeply concerned about the assassinations of lawyers Vitaliy Moiseyev and Tatiana Akimtseva in Russia.

Jan 29, 2015   Law Society concerned for Sudanese lawyer 
The Law Society of Upper Canada is deeply concerned about the arrest and ongoing detention of human rights lawyer Dr. Amin Mekki Medani in Sudan.

Jan 27, 2015   Treasurer responds to LSSO letter 
The Treasurer has issued a response to a letter addressed to her and posted on the Law Students' Society of Ontario website.

Jan 20, 2015   Human Rights Award Celebration 
Join the Law Society, members of the profession, and the public at a ceremony and reception in honour of the Honourable Irwin Cotler, PC, OC, MP, recipient of the Law Society’s inaugural Human Rights Award.

Jan 12, 2015   News Release: Law Society launches open houses to discuss challenges faced by racialized licensees 
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote equity, diversity and inclusiveness in Ontario’s legal profession, The Law Society of Upper Canada is launching a series of public consultation meetings throughout the province this winter to gain personal feedback from legal professionals and others.

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