Legal & Literary Society

Bill C-10

Legal & Literary Society President

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”
–Nelson Mandela

In December of last year Student Caucus and the Legal and Literary Society were approached by Dalhousie Law School and were asked to join them in their opposition of The Safe Streets and Communities Act, Bill C-10. After discussions, it was decided that an open forum would be put together immediately to gage student responses to the issue and, if need be, make a statement. This task was given to Legal and Lit as it falls more properly within our mandate.

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An Open Letter to Legal and Lit: Stay Out of Partisan Politics

Staff Writer

The Legal and Literary Society at Osgoode Hall is a fundamental element of our institution. It is comprised of hard-working, dedicated students who devote significant time to ensuring student concerns are heard and addressed. Recently, L & L announced in an email that it is inclined to consider issuing a statement or policy opposing Bill C-10, the Safe Streets and Communities Act. The email noted that “as future lawyers, as a student government and as concerned citizens we should seriously consider joining our colleagues at other schools in forming a position on this issue”.

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