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With the start of the 2014-2015 school year, Ryerson University launched its much-anticipated Law Practice Program (LPP).
The LPP began when the Law Society of Upper Canada approved the Pathways Pilot Project in November 2012 to allow candidates for lawyer licensing to obtain necessary professional experience by means other than the traditional 10-month articling term. It forms part of a three-year pilot project designed to remove barriers to licensing amid a shrinking number of available articling positions and expanding numbers of law graduates in the province. Ryerson is working with respected practitioners to develop simulated client scenarios, skills-based training, and demonstrations focused on various areas of practice. More >>
Robert Tarantino will be presenting at the OBA’s Annual Update on Human Rights. It is being held on Friday, May 23, 2014 in Toronto.
Robert will be addressing Procedural Updates in Human Rights Litigation, and more specifically speaking about how to make sense of issue estoppel under section 45.1 of the Human Rights Code since the decisions in Figliola, Penner and Claybourn. The concepts to be presented are based on a paper written by Robert Tarantino and Morgan Sim.