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Latest News: 2014

Justice partners launch action group to improve access to justice

June 04, 2014

Justice sector partners met on June 3 for the inaugural meeting of TAG – The Action Group on Access to Justice, a forum to foster collaboration on initiatives to make justice more accessible. The meeting took place at Osgoode Hall in Toronto.

The Law Society concerned about the ongoing surveillance and intimidation of lawyer Maria Catherine Dannug-Salucon in the Philippines

May 29, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the ongoing surveillance and intimidation of Filipino human rights lawyer Maria Catherine Dannug-Salucon.

The Law Society concerned about the suspension of Judge Iris Yassmin Barrios Aguilar in Guatemala

May 29, 2014

 The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the public admonishment and one-year suspension of Judge Iris Yassmin Barrios Aguilar by Guatemala's bar association. 

The Law Society concerned about the trial and ongoing harassment of Hadi Esmaeilzadeh in Iran

May 29, 2014

 The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the trial and judicial harassment of Hadi Esmaeilzadeh. 

The Law Society concerned about the ongoing judicial harassment of Muharrem Erbey in Turkey

May 29, 2014

 The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned about the arrest, the 1,570 days of pre-trial detention and trial of Muharrem Erbey in Turkey. 

Justicia Project continues to lead the way with resource launch

May 29, 2014

Almost 200 people attended a free symposium and reception at Osgoode Hall on May 28 to celebrate the public launch of the Law Society’s Justicia Project resources — and to recognize the founding law firms that made it all possible.

Visit Osgoode Hall for Doors Open Toronto

May 22, 2014

Osgoode Hall opens its doors again for city-wide celebration of Toronto's buildings.

Justicia Project leading the way with May 28 symposium and reception

May 22, 2014

The Law Society is holding a free symposium and reception at Osgoode Hall on May 28 to celebrate the public launch of the Justicia Project resources and to recognize the founding law firms that made it all possible.

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for April 2014

May 12, 2014

The Law Society Tribunal recently heard the following matters.

The Law Society Concerned about the Conviction of Karpal Singh by Malaysian Authorities

May 09, 2014

The Law Society of Upper Canada is gravely concerned over the conviction of prominent human rights lawyer and parliamentarian Karpal Singh, for sedition. He was arrested, tried and convicted for sedition based on his response to media questions during a February 6, 2009 press conference. Reliable reports indicate that Karpal Singh recently died in a car accident as he was traveling between Kuala Lumpur and Penang to attend a court hearing. The death of Karpal Singh does not lessen the Law Society's concern over the rule of law violations by Malaysian authorities.

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