On Wednesday, March 27, 2019 the Right Honourable David Johnston, former Governor General of Canada, will deliver a public lecture on the lawyer’s commitment to professionalism and the rule of law, entitled “Seeking the Good”. The lecture, which is the tenth annual Coxford Lecture, is at 12:30pm in room 38 of the Faculty of Law at Western University in London, Ontario.
The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) is currently undertaking a review of its Ethical Principles for Judges. More information can be found here.
In response to an invitation from the CJC, CALE/ACEJ has provided some initial feedback on the substance and process of the proposed review. For those interested in reading more, here is the letter that we have sent.
Malcolm Mercer, Law Society of Ontario Treasurer and CALE Member, has a new post up on Slaw.ca that discusses the recent Law Students Society of Ontario report on the issue of debt load experienced by Ontario law students and the factors influencing the costs associated with becoming a lawyer.