Review Panel Appointed to Examine how Law Society Addresses Indigenous Issues
June 28, 2017: Today, Bencher Julian Falconer, along with Bencher colleague Diane Corbiere, will be Co-Chairing the newly appointed review panel. The panel will examine the way in which the Law Society and its Tribunal address regulatory matters involving Indigenous persons, complaints and issues.
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The review panel will identify issues and make recommendations on opportunities for inclusion of Indigenous perspectives. The group will develop and deliver a work plan over the summer 2017, to be followed by a report to the Treasurer in the winter 2017-2018.
In the News
Review Panel appointed to examine how Law Society regulatory and hearing processes affect Indigenous Peoples LSUC, June 28, 2017
Discipline case shows ‘law society has a lot to learn’ about indigenous issues Toronto Star, April 26, 2017