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  • What will Ontario do with more lawyers?

    What will Ontario do with more lawyers?

    Aug 13, 2018

    Earlier this year, when benchers of the Law Society of Ontario had to vote on whether graduates of Ryerson University’s proposed law school should be allowed to apply to practise in Ontario following their call to the bar, there were few naysayers.

  • Ryerson law proposal presents opportunities, challenges

    Ryerson law proposal presents opportunities, challenges

    Aug 6, 2018

    Ryerson University’s new law school is on pace to open in 2020, and with its opening, issues affecting aspiring lawyers have come to the forefront.

  • Licensing insight

    May 28, 2018

    Everyone contemplating attending law school would be wise to read a report by the Law Society of Ontario on the licensing, by the Professional Development and Competence Committee.

  • Young and in law

    May 28, 2018

    In 1991, when I received a letter from Osgoode Hall Law School offering me a place in its first-year class, I literally jumped up and down on my bed and screamed at the top of my much younger lungs.

  • Legal education could do with more competition

    May 14, 2018

    The Canadian law degree, as we know it, needs to be seriously re-thought, and a future Ryerson law school might be just the kind of disruption our legal education market needs.

  • LSO endorses proposed Ryerson law school

    LSO endorses proposed Ryerson law school

    Feb 26, 2018

    As the Law Society of Ontario has endorsed a proposal to create a new law school at Ryerson University, some lawyers are questioning whether the province needs more law students at a time when there is a shortage of articling positions.

  • System shifts

    Feb 12, 2018

    When the world changes, does the law change with it? This, of course, is a matter of where you are situated.

  • Students want seat at the table at Convocation

    Students want seat at the table at Convocation

    Feb 12, 2018

    The Law Students’ Society of Ontario is calling for governance reforms at the provincial legal regulator to give students more of a say.

  • Licensing reforms may come from law society

    Licensing reforms may come from law society

    Feb 5, 2018

    When Raquel Ness graduated from law school, finding an articling position was nearly impossible for her.

  • Survey scrutiny

    Feb 5, 2018

    Young lawyers don’t have it easy. It’s tough to make it into law school. Once there, prospects for landing a good articling position — or becoming an associate with an established firm that offers mentorship opportunities — can be daunting.

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