Law Society of the Northwest Territories

Practising in the North

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The Law Society of the Northwest Territories is the governing body for all lawyers in the NWT.  Its mandate is to ensure the public is well-served by a legal profession that is independent, responsible and responsive.

News

A Notice to the Profession - REMINDER: Section 48 of the Legal Profession Act - is posted in our office and can be found online here.

A Discussion Paper regarding Trinity Western University's application for approval of their proposed law school is posted here.

Written response submissions (PDF or Word documents) will be received by the Law Society of the Northwest Territories until Friday, Sept. 26th, 2014.  They will be reviewed by the executive and posted on our website. Please email your PDF or Word document to Communications.

RESPONSES RECEIVED:

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(Inactive) Member Response

Trinity Western University

OutlawsCanada

Canadian Council of Christian Charities

CBA-NT SOGIC

CBA-NT Branch

Non-Member (J.D. Candidate)

Christian Legal Fellowship

Non-Member (J.D. Candidate)

Non-Members

 

Arctic Obiter

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Twitter Updates

Reminder: CPD "...Lawyers as Advisor..." today at noon, PD room at our office. Guest Speaker is @woolleylaw , from U. of #YYC Law School
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Do juries need to be more racially representative? This Q goes to #SCC on Oct. 6th t.co/G0o4DjiNiO
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Learnings from the Demographic Data on Litigants Without Counsel t.co/U5YHm1mXSJ
[7 days ago.]  

Warm congratulations to The Honourable Judge Christine Gagnon, appointed to be Chief Judge of the Territorial Court.
[11 days ago.]  

A day in the life of criminal defence counsel in the NWT: t.co/ppmM1WMAvG #itsdifferentuphere #nwt
[14 days ago.]  

Related Sites

Northwest Territories Law Foundation

Canadian Bar Association (NWT Branch)

Northwest Territories Courts

Department of Justice
Government of the Northwest Territories