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Lawyer charged with child porn still allowed to practice law

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Apr 23, 2018 7:46:00 AM

A Toronto criminal lawyer currently facing charges of possessing child porn has been allowed by the Law Society to continue practicing as a lawyer despite the heinous criminal charges he faces.

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Topics: lsuc, Law Society of Ontario, reputational risk, child porn

Opponents to LSUC's 'compelled speech' policy lose 38-16

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Dec 8, 2017 5:04:52 AM

In a relatively split decision earlier this month, Ontario’s regulator for legal practitioners squashed a motion allowing lawyers and paralegals to choose whether to submit a controversial “statement of principles’ to the law society by the end of the year.

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Topics: Statement of Principles, lsuc, mandatory requirement, bencher, joe groia, non-compliance, racialized, compelled speech