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March 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA Response to the Ministry of the Attorney General re proposed change to the Juries Act »
Juror Addresses on Jury Panel Lists In response to a request for input, by the Ministry of the Attorney General re...
March 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA Response to the Ministry of the Attorney General re proposed change to the Juries Act »
Juror Addresses on Jury Panel Lists In response to a request for input, by the Ministry of the Attorney General re...
January 25, 2019
Breaking news for TLA Estate Practitioners »
The Divisional Court has released its decision in the Milne case and has upheld the validity of a basket clause in a prima...
December 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA Intervenes in the Milne Appeal in Divisional Court »
On Tuesday December 11, 2018 the TLA was well-represented by Ian Hull and Tim Youdan, who intervened in the Milne Appeal...
November 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA contacts AG regarding closure of Pro Bono Clinics December 31, 2018 »
The Toronto Lawyers Association is deeply concerned by recent news that Pro Bono Law Ontario will be closing its Law Help...
October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Youth Criminal Justice - Update on Court House Amalgamation »
TLA continues to advocate against the planned move of Youth Court to the new OCJ Court House on Centre Avenue. TLA Directo...
September 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA Response to Ford's Criticism of Justice Belobaba »
The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) wishes to express its dismay over the recent remarks of Premier Doug Ford regarding...
August 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Toronto Lawyers Association welcomes more input with new AG »
A meeting with Ontario’s new Attorney General Caroline Mulroney , early in her term has leaders of the Toronto Lawyers As...
May 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Criminal and youth lawyers worried about new Toronto ‘mega’ court »
A new courthouse being built in downtown Toronto is raising concerns in the legal community, and is especially troubling t...
May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The TLA believes that youths should not be treated as if they were adults says President »
" Mixing youths and adults accused of crimes at a new downtown courthouse could expose minors to exploitation" , TLA Pre...
May 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA speaks out on Youth Criminal Justice »
The TLA has been raising concerns about the new Toronto mega-courthouse being built on Armoury St. for several months.&nbs...
December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers oppose court closures at forum »
Amalgamation is ‘a poor decision’ The planned centralization of Toronto’s satellite provincial courts to a new courtho...
November 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA voices concerns over folding youth court into Toronto 'mega-courthouse' »
Minors accused of crimes are set to lose out when Toronto’s youth courts are absorbed into a planned downtown “mega-courth...
May 11, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Access to justice, new courthouse among top issues for TLA »
Access to justice and a multitude of issues around Toronto’s planned centralized criminal courthouse are among those topic...
May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Family Legal Services Report - TLA responds to Request for Feedback »
Justice Bonkalo released her  Family Legal Services Report  in March. That was followed by a  request...
April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA intervenes to preserve accused's right to counsel of choice »
The right of an accused to have counsel of choice is fundamental to Canada's criminal justice system, says the Toronto Law...
March 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA calls on province to reject notion of paralegals in family law »
The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) is urging the Ministry of Ontario’s Attorney General and the Law Society of Upper Ca...
March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA Responds to "Improving Access to Justice for Families" Report »
Justice Bonkalo has released her Family Services Review, Improving Access to Justice for Families: Making the Family Cou...
February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TLA Responds to President Trump's Remarks re Judiciary »
The Toronto Lawyers Association (“TLA”) is deeply concerned over the recent remarks by the President of the United States...
November 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Toronto Lawyers Association supports report to combat racism »
The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) supports the Law Society of Upper Canada’s (LSUC) report that proposes the...
October 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Filling existing judicial vacancies not enough to avert crisis »
The federal government's recent announcement of 24 judicial appointments across Canada — two in Toronto — is a step in the...
October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice system verges on crisis as judicial shortages cause delays »
The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) says a crisis in the justice system is looming because of an "unprecedented" nu...
October 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A message from the President of the TLA: Legal Aid threshold is woefully inadequate »
Justice Ian Nordheimer’s recent ruling in the case of Tyrell Moodie broadcast to the outside world what litigants, lawyers...