Ojibwa lawyer seeks $55M in damages from law firm

Angelena Iglesia

An Ojibwa lawyer claims she lost her confidence and her livelihood after being replaced on the Indian day school class-action lawsuit. Joan Jack, originally of Berens River First Nation in Manitoba, makes the allegations in a statement of claim filed Sept. 10 against Canada and international law firm Gowling WLG. […]

Law Society of B.C. rebuked for toppling Begbie

Angelena Iglesia

© Provided by Vancouver Sun The Law Society of B.C. had this statue of Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie removed from the lobby of their Vancouver offices. While the rest of the world pulls down statues of colonial white men, two B.C. legal icons want to restore lustre to the province’s […]

Law and Legal Education and the Challenges of 2020: A Conversation with Dean Jenny Martinez of Stanford Law School | Nation & World

Angelena Iglesia

NEWTOWN, Pa., Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 2020: A global pandemic, the steepest economic collapse since the Great Depression, a tide of protest against racial injustice, a contentious presidential election, a tectonic shift to remote work and education, and more. What is the role of law and legal education at […]

Law legal definition of law

Angelena Iglesia

Law A body of rules of conduct of binding legal force and effect, prescribed, recognized, and enforced by controlling authority. In U.S. law, the word law refers to any rule that if broken subjects a party to criminal punishment or civil liability. Laws in the United States are made by […]