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Racial equality in the Canadian legal profession

Canadian Bar Association. Working Group on Racial Equality in the Legal Profession.

Racial equality in the Canadian legal profession

presented to the Council of the Canadian Bar Association, February 1999

by Canadian Bar Association. Working Group on Racial Equality in the Legal Profession.

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Published by Canadian Bar Association = Association du barreau canadien in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minority lawyers -- Canada.,
  • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Lawyers -- Canada.,
  • Practice of law -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Working Group on Racial Equality in the Legal Profession.
    ContributionsCanadian Bar Association.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 101 p. ;
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18526964M
    ISBN 101894015185
    OCLC/WorldCa54006974

    The law was used to oppress us and we were excluded from civil life in Canada, including the legal profession. So we've been playing catch-up for many years," Elliott said. Canadian Bar Association has 37 books on Goodreads with 2 ratings. Canadian Bar Association’s most popular book is The Canada Law Journal, Volume Racial Equality in the Canadian Legal Profession by. Canadian Bar Association.

    has included an explicit antiracism component. Racial equality is now a focus of other policies, as well, such as the federal employment equity policy adopted in In this chapter, we examine evidence of racial inequality and discrimination and consider their relation to the social integration of racial minorities in Canada. In doing. John Arthur philosophically addresses the problems of racism and the legacy of past racial discrimination in the United States. Offering a thorough analysis of the concepts of race and racism, Arthur also discusses racial equality, poverty and race, reparations and affirmative action, and merit in ways that cut across the usual political lines.

      “Race-based cases seem to get different treatment by courts and tribunals than other grounds of discrimination,” she said. Raj Anand, a partner at WeirFoulds LLP in Toronto, who also spoke on the panel, said according to an article written 12 years ago, there had never been a race discrimination case under s. 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms heard at the .   The Canadian Legal Education Annual Review is a peer-reviewed annual publication of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT). The aim of the journal is to foster scholarly exchanges on issues related to legal education and is relevant to law professors, graduate students and all those concerned with the teaching of : Paperback.


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"Racial Equality in the Canadian Legal Profession." The introduction of the report states: "Canadian Laws define discrimi-nation and make it illegal, but we, as a society, have not been successful at obeying these laws and eliminating discrimination. Clearly, the challenge is for the individual members of our society and for the institutions and.

Author Kathleen Nalty argues that inclusiveness is a new paradigm for the legal industry that takes traditional diversity efforts to the next level. Racial Equality in the Canadian Legal Profession This report was presented in to the CBA Council by the Working Group on Racial Equality in the Legal Profession.

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[68] Inthe Working Group on Racial Equality in the Legal Profession of the Canadian Bar Association published Racial Equality in the Canadian Legal Profession. The report examines racism in the legal profession and reveals that students from racialized communities have fewer opportunities to secure articling positions and first jobs.

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Conclusion. Racial segregation laws and common social practices have historically limited the freedoms of Black British subjects and, later, Black Canadian citizens. EQUALITY in the LEGAL PROFESSION.

2rtfPM profession to pursue equality which will promotes enhance and value cultural, ethnic racial and sexual diversity to enable" heretofore excluded group members to be, them too, productive, successful, and satisfied members of the Legal Profession.

The Canadian Bar Association’s report Racial Equality in the Canadian Legal Profession cites several arguments and statistical data on this matter. University of Toronto Faculty of Law One area where the potential impact of increasing tuition fees has been explored is by the University of Toronto.

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Lewis & Benjamin Trevino, Report 2. Virtual Justice: Systemic Racism and the Canadian Legal Profession.

Presented to the Council of the Canadian Bar Association by the Working Group on Racial Equality in the Legal Profession (Ottawa: Canadian. Equality is a highly debated concept, but means, at least, that people are entitled to equal treatment from the state in respect of fundamental goods and services.

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