Ontario Court of Appeal upholds lower court decision not to accredit TWU law school

June 30, 2016 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, Canadian Charity Law, Ethics and Canadian Charities

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court decision which endorsed the Law Society of Upper Canada's decision to not accredit Trinity Western University's law school because of their "community covenant". 

Here is the original decision Trinity Western University v The Law Society of Upper Canada, 2015 ONSC 4250 (CanLII) and here is the Ontario Court of Appeal Decision Trinity Western University v. The Law Society of Upper Canada, 2016 ONCA 518.

Here is some media coverage including from:

The Toronto Star "Ontario appeal court upholds decision not to accredit evangelical law school"

Globe and Mail Ontario Appeal Court upholds law society’s stand on Trinity Western University

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