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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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CourtCall Now Available in St. John’s and Corner Brook (June 2, 2014)

CourtCall Now Available in the Judicial Centres of Corner Brook and St. John’s (Applications Courtroom) The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador wishes to advise members of the Bar and public that CourtCall telephonic courtroom appearances will be available commencing June 2, 2014 in the Judicial Centres of Corner Brook (all courtrooms) and St. John’s...

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Notice to Members – Contents of RCMP Library

We have been notified that the RCMP will be losing their library space and as a result of this will need to clear out their library collection. Below is a list of the Reports and Statutes that they will be discarding. If any members are interested in acquiring any of the below, please make arrangements...

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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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UBC Law Launches a Distance Learning Program

The NCA would like to inform applicants that UBC Law has launched a Distance Learning Program. The Program consists of online, graduate-level law courses in Property Law, Canadian Public Law (Foundations of Canadian Law and Canadian Constitutional Law), Business Organizations and Canadian Criminal Law & Procedure. Designed to meet the needs of foreign-trained lawyers and...

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