Legal education

Three appointees to the Order of Canada recognized for legal contributions

Three appointees to the Order of Canada recognized for legal contributions

They are leaders in their respective fields in the academe, corporate law and dispute resolution

Alberta doubles Crown articling students to toughen justice system

Alberta doubles Crown articling students to toughen justice system

Alberta plans to have 20 Crown articling students by 2021

McGill agrees to “JD” for common law degrees, in response to requests

McGill agrees to “JD” for common law degrees, in response to requests

The designation for McGill’s program has been changed to BCL/JD from BCL/LLB

Gowling WLG awards $5,000 Indigenous law scholarship to University of Saskatchewan student

Gowling WLG awards $5,000 Indigenous law scholarship to University of Saskatchewan student

Partner Brian Crane is the namesake of the scholarship

University of Toronto Law ranked among top 10 global law schools

University of Toronto Law ranked among top 10 global law schools

School placed the highest in Canada and outside the U.S. and the U.K.

Nova Scotia scrapping bar exam in overhaul of bar admission process

Nova Scotia scrapping bar exam in overhaul of bar admission process

Barristers’ Society says new process will better prepare lawyers for modern practice