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Supreme Court Operations – General Division

On March 23, 2021, the Supreme Court issued three Notices to the Profession and General Public outlining planned changes to its operations in the Court on April 1, 2021. These changes were made in light of the Chief Medical Officer of Health’s (CMOH) orders, issued on March 13, 2021, that lowered the COVID-19 Alert Level...

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Update – Court of Appeals Operations

In response to the current Covid-19 pandemic, and further to the Court’s March 12, 2021 update, the Court of Appeal courtroom has been retrofitted with plexiglass partitions. Amplification microphones have also been installed better allowing this Court to offer in-person hearings safely and with excellent acoustics. With safety protocols in place, in-person hearings resumed on...

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Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31 is the day that annually marks the Transgender Day of Visibility (or TDOV). TDOV was founded in 2009 by Rachel Crandall, a Michigan-based transgender activist and the Executive Director of Transgender Michigan. TDOV was commenced in order to bring awareness to and celebrate the successes of transgender and gender-nonconforming people. TDOV is an...

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CLE – Opening Windows: Shining a Light on Women’s Experience in the Legal Profession

Opening Windows Date: Thursday, May 6th, 2021 Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: online Seminar overview: In partnership with the Canadian Chapter of the International Association for Women Judges and the Newfoundland Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is proud to host: Opening Windows: Shining a Light on...

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Job Opportunity – Staff Solicitor – Legal Aid NL

Legal Aid NL is currently searching for a Staff Solicitor (Permanent) for a unique opportunity in a diverse northern community. Legal Aid NL is proud to provide an innovative and collaborative legal aid system that responds to the needs of low income persons. This is your opportunity to live in a Northern Community where your...

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