TWU law school decision to be appealed by BC law society

January 7, 2016

The Law Society of BC has announced that it will appeal the BC Supreme Court’s legal decision requiring the society to accredit graduates of Trinity Western University’s proposed law school. The society argues that the court erred in finding that proper procedures were not followed in an earlier referendum. The society is calling upon the court to instead address the Charter rights issue raised by the case. “The Law Society believes the interests of the public and our profession are best served by our appellate court addressing and resolving this fundamental constitutional issue,” said Society President David Crossin. The society plans to file detailed grounds for appeal within 30 days. CBC | Globe and Mail (CP) |