law school Tag

29 Jun 2016 Disappointing ruling in TWU Ontario case

For immediate release from the Association for Reformed Political Action (ARPA) Canada June 29, 2016 DISCRIMINATION AGAINST CHRISTIAN STUDENTS 'REASONABLE' ACCORDING TO ONTARIO'S TOP COURT OTTAWA – The Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Trinity Western University v. Law Society of Upper Canada today, upholding the Law Society's decision to not accredit the Christian university's law school. The Court ruled that the decision of the Law Society to infringe the religious freedom of TWU was reasonable. André Schutten, counsel for the Association for Reformed Political Action (ARPA) Canada expressed disappointment on the court's...

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29 Jun 2016 ARPA’s Written Arguments at the Ontario Court of Appeal for TWU

ARPA Canada was in court June 6-8 as an intervenor for Trinity Western University at the Ontario Court of Appeal. ARPA is currently involved in three separate court interventions in Ontario, BC and Nova Scotia where each of those province's law societies voted against accrediting graduates of Trinity Western University's proposed law school. You can read our written arguments presented before the Ontario Court of Appeal below. Download [400.53 KB] ...

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16 Dec 2015 ARPA heading to Ontario Court of Appeal for Trinity Western University

Great news! Today, ARPA Canada heard from the Ontario Court of Appeal that our motion to intervene in the TWU appeal has been granted. This means that ARPA will be allowed to present our arguments to the Ontario Court of Appeal when they hear TWU's appeal of a rather disappointing decision from the Ontario Divisional Court which had ruled that the Ontario Law Society was allowed to discriminate against Christian law graduates. This is the fourth court that ARPA Canada will be presenting to on this file, which is likely...

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