Canadian Governor General assails legal profession "built by men for men"

[JURIST] In a blunt speech in Toronto delivered Thursday after receiving an honorary degree from the Law Society of Upper Canada [official website], the body that regulates lawyers in the Canadian province of Ontario, Canadian Governor General Adrienne Clarkson (the official representative of the Queen in Canada) [official website] said that the legal profession needed to address problems of inequality within its ranks and do a better job of reflecting society by increasing the number of women and minorities. Read her speech.



 

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