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Law Society Response – Trinity Western University’s Proposed Law School

LAW SOCIETY RESPONSE – TRINITY WESTERN UNIVERSITY’S PROPOSED LAW SCHOOL Background:    In December 2013 Trinity Western University (TWU), a private institution in British Columbia, was granted preliminary approval by the Federation of Law Societies’ Canadian Common Law Program Approval Committee (“the Approval Committee”) to establish a law school.  As a result, TWU’s program is...

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Results of 2014 Benchers’ Nominations and Appointments

At the June 6, 2014 Benchers’ Convocation and pursuant to the Election Rules under the Law Society Act, 1999; The following persons were re-elected as Benchers (Eastern District) of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador: Amy M Crosbie Ann F Martin Donovan F Molloy The vacancy in the Western District has been filled by...

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Issues Re: Trinity Western University – Proposed Law School

Law Society Members: Re: Trinity Western University As you may already be aware, there has been substantial national controversy and commentary regarding the application by Trinity Western University, a private institution in BC associated with the Evangelical Free Church of Canada (“TWU”’), to establish a law school in British Columbia. On 16 December 2013 the...

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2014 Annual Dinner & Cocktail Reception

The Law Society’s Annual Dinner and Cocktail Reception will be held on the evening of Friday, June 6, 2014. We are excited to announce The Once as this year’s musical entertainment following the dinner. Date: Friday, June 6, 2014 Location: Johnson Geo Centre, 175 Signal Hill Road, St. John’s Cost: $100.00 per person($88.50 + $11.50...

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Bencher Vacancy (Labrador District)

The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is seeking expressions of interest from members in filling a vacancy on Benchers. The Law Society Act, 1999, provides that when a Bencher resigns Benchers must appoint a person to fill the vacancy until the next election. Any member in good standing, practicing, and residing in Labrador who is...

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