D. Jared Brown joined, Professor Bruce Pardy of Queen’s Law, Paul Schabas Treasurer of the Law Society, and Paul Saguil, in a panel discussion regarding the Law Society’s new requirement that all licensees prepare a Statement of Principles affirming a duty to promote Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DIE) as a condition of being able to continue practising law in Ontario.
Mr. Brown and Professor Pardy argued that the requirement is unjustified compelled speech and opinion.
Messrs. Schabas and Saguil defended the Law Society measure.
A transcript of Mr. Brown’s comments can be found here:
The Conference Agenda can be found here:
For further information on the Statement of Principles go to http://www.stopsop.ca.