Category Human Rights

No Judicial Review: Trinity Loses Bid to Force Accreditation

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) cannot be compelled to adopt a world view that includes discrimination. So found the Divisional Court today, in denying a Judicial Review application brought by a controversial proposed faith-based law school. Trinity Western University (TWU) sought to overturn the Law Society’s decision not to accredit its graduates, accusing […]

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Licensing Exam Details, Employment & Human Rights Among Legal News

Carefully curated for paralegals, these articles have been chosen for their relevance to the paralegal scope of practice. News briefs are provided without charge by your only source of unbiased paralegal news and information. No fluff. No hidden advertorial. Just real news.

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A Breach is a Breach, No Matter How Small

Paralegal Kristin Bisbee summarizes a recent case that highlights the risks of ignoring the terms of a tribunal settlement. How much accommodation is enough, and what can an Applicant do if an employer breaches the terms? As an employer, you’ve received an Application to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) and you are now […]

Canadian Legal Issues

Bias, Name-Calling, Jailed Tenant: Paralegal-Scope Reported Cases

CanLII and CanLII Connects provide free access to Canadian legal information. Paralegal Scope is among the contributors chosen to add content to CanLII Connects, giving good legal writers significant exposure for their writing skills. These recent cases and summaries are directly related to the paralegal scope of practice:

Paralegal Law in the News

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Fines, Scam Alerts & Toilet Cams: Paralegal News Update

Scope’s carefully curated collections of news and information from around the legal world — these articles are selected from reliable sources, for their relevance to the profession. No fluff, no advertorials. Want breaking legal news? Visit Scope’s Facebook page and Twitter account. Enter terms in the search box to access more than 800 SCOPE articles, […]

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