Law

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Is it time to scrap the Law Society’s 195-year-old coat of arms? // Featured

On the heels of changing its name, the Law Society of Ontario is mulling over a redesign of its coat of arms. We explore whether that would be a good move. And, at the same time, we unpack what on earth is on the current coat of arms

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The astonishing rise of Annamaria Enenajor // Best Practices

May 29, 2018

How the criminal-defence lawyer has become one of the profession’s most prominent voices

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The surprising dangers of going paperless // Opinion

May 29, 2018

When we decided to go paperless, we thought it would make our lives easier. How wrong we were

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Sexual-harassment complaints against lawyers are on the rise // On the Record

May 29, 2018

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the number of complaints against Ontario lawyers has nearly doubled

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Three lawyers open up about their experience with mental illness // Precedent Live

May 9, 2018

In front of a live audience, they described how the practice of law wreaks havoc on their mental health

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The mental-health crisis in law // Cover Story

March 6, 2018

This isn’t another story telling you that lawyers are depressed. It’s a story about a professional culture that is itself sick. It’s about bullying, loneliness, imposter syndrome and rage. But it’s also about lawyers who have found hope and strength…

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What the statement of principles controversy is really about // Opinion

March 6, 2018

We don’t need the statement of principles because the profession is racist. We need it because the most powerful lawyers are, unknowingly, upholding an unfair status quo

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Why hasn’t the #MeToo movement come to law? // Opinion

February 22, 2018

It is unlikely that any major industry will be left completely untouched by this powerful movement