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Doug Downey reveals strategy of new lawyer regulation, legal aid plan

Doug Downey reveals strategy of new lawyer regulation, legal aid plan

Proposed changes to the Law Society Act would raise maximum fines for lawyers to $100,000 from $10,000

List of changes proposed by AG Downey in bill 161

List of changes proposed by AG Downey in bill 161

Summary of government’s plan to ‘modernize’ Ontario’s legal framework

Questions remain on funding sustainability in legal clinic system

Questions remain on funding sustainability in legal clinic system

New proposal enshrines independence of clinics but also the damage of existing budget cuts, say lawyers

Judges to receive training on human trafficking

Judges to receive training on human trafficking

FOCUS ON HUMAN RIGHTS - Training comes amid increased scrutiny on mandatory minimums

New criminal law program targets high school students

New criminal law program targets high school students

The module provides hypothetical legal scenarios for students to discuss

Advocates’ Society mourns passing of former president Ted Rachlin

Advocates’ Society mourns passing of former president Ted Rachlin

Rachlin was the first Canadian to serve on the board of the American Association for Justice