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BC Supreme Court Responds to TAS Efforts to Encourage Advocacy Opportunities for Junior Counsel

Posted on 3/3/2021
Further to a request from former BC Regional Advisory Committee Chair, now The Hon. Justice Simon Coval, to The Hon. Justice Ronald Skolrood in November 2020, seeking support from the Court to encourage advocacy opportunities for junior counsel...

A Conference to Mark the Retirement of the Honourable Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella

Posted on 2/18/2021
To mark the retirement of the Honourable Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella from the Supreme Court of Canada on July 1, 2021, the uOttawa Public Law Centre, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice...

TAS Responds to Law Society of Ontario Consultation on Family Legal Services Provider Licence

Posted on 11/30/2020
The Advocates' Society recognizes that many Ontarians cannot afford a lawyer to represent them in family law proceedings. The Society believes the solution is improving access to lawyers and streamlining and simplifying family law proceedings...

TAS to host a symposium on Modern Advocacy - September 29, 2020

Posted on 9/11/2020
Join thought leaders from across Canada, the U.S., and the U.K. as we consider the role of oral advocacy in a modern justice system...

TAS defends judicial independence in the context of Alberta's Provincial Court Nominating Committee

Posted on 6/26/2020
The Advocates' Society wrote to The Hon. Doug Schweitzer, Alberta’s Minister of Justice, regarding recent changes to the membership of the Provincial Court Nominating Committee...