An Open Letter to the Law Society of Upper Canada

The following is an open letter I sent earlier today to the Benchers of the Law Society of Upper Canada (the “LSUC”) with respect to its Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative. The letter more or less speaks for itself. If you agree, I would encourage you to contact the Benchers to share your concerns.

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The Law Society, Misplaced Trust Funds and the Regulation of Lawyers

Two stories caught my attention recently and got me thinking about the effectiveness of the  Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC), the body in charge of regulating lawyers.  As will be clear from other posts, I have a fairly low regard for the LSUC, but I think these two stories give a good illustration as to why.

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