There is a lot of talk in the legal profession about a mental health crisis. Many people are trying to raise awareness about this issue and address it by getting people to talk openly about it.
It is my contention that the presumption of innocence is not merely a legal construct, as Michael Spratt argues in his article The presumption of innocence is for the court of law, not for protecting the reputations of the powerful, but a way of thinking about the competing values when an allegation of wrongdoing is made. What should we do as a society about this most human of problems?
Should Canadians, with limited means, be willing to hand over huge sums of money to attend certain law schools in Canada?
A law school at Ryerson will not add to the competitiveness of the process and, therefore, the only reasonable position is to support its creation.