The Criminal Lawyers’ Association is offering SABA Toronto members a modest incentive to join the CLA. With proof of membership in SABA Toronto, the CLA will discount the cost of its membership to a maximum of $50. If you are interested, please email sabatoronto@gmail.com with CLA Membership in the subject line and request proof of…

Our advocacy matters. This past week, we have seen two extraordinary developments in the legal profession, in both of which SABA Toronto played an integral role. To begin, we congratulate the Honourable Jasmine Akbarali, who was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto. She is the first South Asian woman appointed to the…

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association representing more than 40,000 in-house counsel employed by over 10,000 organizations in 85 countries, announced winners of its fifth annual ‘Top 10 30-Somethings’ awards at its Corporate Counsel University (CCU) in San Diego. Rustam Juma, SABA Toronto Vice President and Legal Counsel at Deloitte LLP…

Ranjan Agarwal, President of SABA Toronto, speaks to Matt Galloway on CBC Radio’s Metro Morning about diversity on the Supreme Court,.  Listen to the podcast here (around the 9:30 mark):  http://canadapodcasts.ca/podcasts/CbcRadioToronto/4808135

On February 25, 2016 SABA’s Advocacy Committee issued a press release with respect to the restoring the age of dependency to its pre-2014 levels.

International Human Rights Day is quickly approaching – Join the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) on December 10th for an informative panel discussion about the right to housing and the importance of a human rights based approach to homelessness and housing insecurity in Canada. Following the panel discussion, we are hosting an Open House…

SURESHBHAI PATEL DENIED JUSTICE IN SECOND MISTRIAL TAINTED BY XENOPHOBIA The South Asian Bar Association of North America (“SABA North America”) expresses concern and disappointment after a second mistrial was declared in the case of Eric Parker, the Alabama police officer accused of assaulting and partially paralyzing Sureshbhai Patel. Particularly disappointing is the message that…

Osgoode Professional Development invites you to host an intern from our successful International Business Law program in summer 2016. This document will give you a preview of our current students’ impressive qualifications, tell you about the structure of our program, and explain our internship recruitment procedure.  See the document below or download it here.

LSUC Tribunal Model Three-Year Review In June 2012 Convocation approved a new Tribunal model with an independent Tribunal Chair. Pursuant to the June 2012 Report, the Tribunal Committee is required to provide a report to Convocation, no later than April 2016, on the model’s implementation. The review is confined to an evaluation of the Tribunal…

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