In December and January, four legal ethics columns were posted on Slaw.ca that may be of interest to website readers:
- Why Do We Regulate Lawyers? by Brooke MacKenzie (January 14, 2021): Exploring the fundamental purposes of lawyer regulation and “suggest[ing] that both regulators and their critics sometimes lose sight of the “why” of lawyer regulation when caught up in the details of how to regulate legal services and their providers”
- Is It Time to Regulate Collaborate Practice? by Deanne Sowter (January 6, 2021): Considering whether collaborative practice in family law should be regulated.
- A Taxonomy for Lawyer Technological Competence by Amy Salyzyn (December 18, 2020): Outlining a six part taxonomy for thinking about technologically competent lawyering.
- If You See Something, Say Nothing: Why Lawyers Don’t Report to the Law Society by Noel Semple (December 2, 2020): Exploring why lawyers do not report misconduct and canvassing possible solutions.