What next for TWU law school?

Considering how Canadian courts have become more protective of gay rights in recent years, I'm really not surprised by this decision: Societies governing the legal profession have the right to deny accreditation to a proposed law school at a Christian university in British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. In a pair of … Continue reading What next for TWU law school?

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A quick and easy solution to the Trinity Western Law School controversy

This has been a pretty awful week for Canada's newest would-be law school: Nova Scotia’s law society has voted to approve accreditation of Trinity Western University law school, but only if it drops the controversial policy prohibiting same-sex intimacy that some say is discriminatory. Ten members of the council of Nova Scotia Barrister's Society voted … Continue reading A quick and easy solution to the Trinity Western Law School controversy

The case for – and against – Trinity Western law school

The latest issue of Maclean's has an interesting piece about the controversy surrounding Trinity Western University's proposed law school, the pledge its students must sign, and how it may to an "American-style" conservative legal movement in Canada: The controversy around Trinity Western University’s application to create Canada’s first private law school based on Christian foundations has centred … Continue reading The case for – and against – Trinity Western law school