Legal education

Will the conversation catalyzed by the Law Society of Ontario mean the end of articling?

Will the conversation catalyzed by the Law Society of Ontario mean the end of articling?

A nationwide conversation has started about how well the articling system is working and whether it should be scrapped

Military ‘members tried by members’ fosters morale, says SCC

Military ‘members tried by members’ fosters morale, says SCC

Professional investors may not be so excited about bullion-backed ETFs

Designing complex systems

Designing complex systems

Gillian Hadfield has no problem dealing with complexity

Western Law to launch academic mindfulness course this fall

Western Law to launch academic mindfulness course this fall

Western University’s law school is introducing an upper-level, for-credit elective starting this fall about exercising mindfulness, a self-aware focus on one’s thoughts and emotions to promote mental health, and its correlation to the practice of law — an academic course thought to be the first of its kind in Canada.

New program will train immigration and citizenship consultants

New program will train immigration and citizenship consultants

Queen’s University Faculty of Law and Université de Sherbrooke are developing a new program to train immigration and citizenship consultants

University of Alberta profs found governance ‘lodge’

University of Alberta profs found governance ‘lodge’

Hadley Friedland was just outside a conference room in Edmonton, speaking over the phone about a presentation on Indigenous law she’d just made to a room full of lawyers and legal academics. The conference was being sponsored by the Law Society of Alberta.