Law Society of Upper Canada

Should articling be scrapped?

A shortage of positions in Ontario forces a reevaluation

Should articling be scrapped?

Should articling be scrapped?

Ontario’s shortage of positions has the law society considering radical alternatives


Jason Kenney and the lawyers

Three months ago, when Conrad Black received a visa to return to Canada, Toronto immigration lawyer Guidy Mamann told the Globe that “the idea that the minister didn’t wink or nod in favour of this thing is impossible to imagine.” In response to that comment, Jason Kenney filed a grievance with the Law Society of Upper Canada. In response to that grievance, 80 lawyers signed an open letter stating their agreement with Mr. Mamann and declaring that they would not “succumb” to attempts by Mr. Kenney and his officials to “muzzle freedom of expression.” And in response to that letter, Mr. Kenney’s office accused the lawyers of debasing their profession.

The articling shortage continues

Law students struggling to find work

Want to be a lawyer? Better behave yourself

A new campaign cracks down on lawyers who are rude and aggressive — with clients or even in their private lives

Lawyers behaving badly

A new campaign cracks down on lawyers who are rude and aggressive—with clients or even in their private lives


Law societies under fire

SPECIAL REPORT: Critics say there’s a problem with how lawyers are regulated


How to pay for some justice

SPECIAL REPORT: Legal insurance could be just what Canadians need


A closed society

SPECIAL REPORT: While other nations are opening up their legal systems, Canada lags behind


An interesting choice of words

“It looks like Stephen Harper is going to be the last defender of Guantanamo Bay.”