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Jun 23, 2017   News Release: Former Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway honoured with LLD for exceptional advocacy and leadership 
The Law Society of Upper Canada presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to Thomas G. Conway at its Call to the Bar ceremony on June 23 in Ottawa.

Jun 20, 2017   News Release: The Honourable Mary Jo McLaughlin Nolan receives honorary LLD for her extraordinary mentorship and advocacy for the marginalized 
The Law Society of Upper Canada presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable Mary Jo M. Nolan at its Call to the Bar ceremony on June 19 in London.

May 31, 2017   News Release: Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the profession 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe.

May 29, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Prawet Prapanukul in Thailand 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Prawet Prapanukul in Thailand.

May 29, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the conviction of lawyer Li Heping in China 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the conviction of lawyer Li Heping in China.

May 29, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the trial of lawyer Xie Yang and the detention of lawyer Chen Jiangang in China 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the trial of lawyer Xie Yang and the detention of lawyer Chen Jiangang in China.

May 25, 2017   News Release: Law Society presents 2017 awards 
Members of Ontario's legal professions were recognized for their exceptional career achievements and contributions to their communities at the annual Law Society Awards ceremony held on May 24, 2017, at Osgoode Hall in Toronto.

May 23, 2017   News Release: Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of legal profession 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe.

May 19, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada express grave concern about the threat of disbarment against lawyers in Lahore, Pakistan 
The Law Society of Upper Canada and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada express grave concern about the threat of disbarment against lawyers in Lahore, Pakistan.

May 19, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the intimidation of lawyer Pedro Rafael Maldonado Flores in Guatemala 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the intimidation of lawyer Pedro Rafael Maldonado Flores in Guatemala.

May 19, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of Senator Leila de Lima in the Philippines 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of Senator Leila de Lima in the Philippines.

May 19, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the harassment of lawyer Robert Sann Aung in Myanmar 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the harassment of lawyer Robert Sann Aung in Myanmar.

May 19, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the conviction of lawyer Mohamed Ramadan in Egypt 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the conviction of lawyer Mohamed Ramadan in Egypt.

May 19, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the conviction of lawyer Muharrem Erbey in Turkey 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the conviction of lawyer Muharrem Erbey in Turkey.

May 19, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the charges against law professor Benny Tai in China (Hong Kong) 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the charges against law professor Benny Tai in China (Hong Kong).

May 19, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of Justice Paul Ayah Abine in Cameroon 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of Justice Paul Ayah Abine in Cameroon.

May 15, 2017   News Release: Law Society expresses grave concerns regarding 12 human rights violations against members of legal profession 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concerns regarding 12 human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe.

May 10, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the murders of lawyers Tetyana Popova and Valeriy Rybalchenko in Ukraine 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the murders of lawyers Tetyana Popova and Valeriy Rybalchenko in Ukraine.

May 10, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Oliver Holland in Zambia 
The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the arrest and detention of lawyer Oliver Holland in Zambia.

May 10, 2017   The Law Society of Upper Canada expresses grave concern about the dismissal of 227 judges and prosecutors in Turkey 
Reports indicate that on February 20, 2017, the Government of Turkey dismissed 227 judges and prosecutors as part of its ongoing investigations into the failed coup of July 2016.

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