The competition for securing articles is so intense that the Law Society of Ontario has explored alternatives and is flirting with the idea of giving up on articling altogether.
Canadian legal system
Michael Bryant was named executive director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association recently.
With the MeToo movement, many victims are more willing to report sexual harassment and assault. But we are also hearing about instances where perpetrators are trying to silence their victims.
In our legal system, the crown must prove "beyond a reasonable doubt" someone committed a crime. Defendants don't have to prove they're innocent.
Christa Big Canoe
Why did a Canadian court allow the most intimate part of Cindy Gladue's body to be evidence in a jury trial? Christa Big Canoe discusses the dehumanization of Cindy Gladue.
While we celebrate the latest court victory for Omar Khadr, we need to continue to push for the lawful response of his immediate release from jail. Especially as the government threatens to appeal.
Hassan Diab continues to remain hopeful that the Canadian legal system will prevail and he will not be extradited to France for questioning about his alleged role in a 1980 Paris bombing.