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  Law society - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Law Society in Commonwealth jurisdictions is an association of lawyers which has a regulatory role which includes the right to supervise the training and qualifications of lawyers.
Where there is a distinction between barristers and solicitors, solicitors are regulated by the Law Society and barristers by a separate Bar council.
Law societies are often created by legislation and play significant direct roles in the training, licensing and disciplining of lawyers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Law_society   (211 words)

 Law Society of Northern Ireland home page
The Law Society of Northern Ireland is a body set up by Royal Charter and whose powers and duties are to regulate the solicitors' profession in Northern Ireland with the aim of protecting the public.
The Society operates through an elected Council of thirty members, all practising solicitors who serve on a voluntary basis.
The Society employs qualified solicitors and chartered accountants to carry out the administrative role of the Society.
www.lawsoc-ni.org   (222 words)

 Welcome to the Law and Society Program
New York University's Institute for Law and Society is a center for faculty, graduate students and law students studying law and legal institutions from a transdisciplinary perspective.
Law and politics, legal anthropology, economic analyses of law, sociology of law, criminology, psychology and law, and legal history are areas of particular focus.
The Law and Society Program is designed for students who are pursuing academic careers in the social sciences and/or law; who seek to work in public policy and policy analysis; and who want to do applied research on law-related issues.
www.law.nyu.edu /ils   (160 words)

 Law society: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Law society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Law Society of the Northern Provinces, South Africa (http://www.tvllaw.co.za)
Law Society of Quebec (http://www.barreau.qc.ca) Le Barreau du Qu├ębec
Law Society of New Brunswick (http://www.lawsociety-barreau.nb.ca) Le Barreau du Nouveau Brunswick
www.encyclopedian.com /la/Law-society.html   (90 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Law Society criticises terror law
The Law Society, which represents 90,000 solicitors in England and Wales, said it wanted ministers to "resolve the plight" of the men.
Law Society chief executive Janet Paraskeva told the BBC "the [Law Lords] have ruled that the government's actions are incompatible with the Human Rights Act and this is something that the Law Society has been pointing out for the last three years."
She said the society understood the reasons for the government imposing the terror laws following 9/11, "but three years on we believe that men should be brought to trial".
news.bbc.co.uk /go/newsFeedXML/moreover/-/1/hi/uk/4199875.stm   (371 words)

 Law Society - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Law Society
The society, incorporated in 1831, regulates training, discipline, and standards of professional conduct.
There were only ourselves and the servants there, one or two old friends of his from Exeter, his London agent, and a gentleman representing Sir John Paxton, the President of the Incorporated Law Society.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Law+Society   (145 words)

 Federal Law Clerks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fedlawclerks.com is a great way to quickly find former federal law clerks from the nation's 94 U.S. District Courts, 13 federal appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
For those seeking to locate and retain litigators with this experience and talent, fedlawclerks.com is an excellent source to consult.
For those former federal law clerks seeking to be retained for federal litigation in their area, fedlawclerks.com is an essential marketing tool.
www.fedlawclerks.com   (119 words)

 Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales
The Law and Justice Foundation of NSW seeks to advance the fairness and equity of the justice system, and to improve access to justice, especially for socially and economically disadvantaged people.
Sir Anthony Mason, AC, KBE delivered the 2005 Law and Justice Address on the subject of Democracy and the Law.
This new Law and Justice Foundation report is the result of a collaboration with the Universities of Melbourne and Newcastle in a project that evaluated the utility of contract law codes in dispute resolution.
www.lawfoundation.net.au   (266 words)

 Law and Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We offer extensive advice on preparing and applying to law school, including information about the LSAT and financing your law school education.
For descriptions of the many types of law practices and law-related professions, read the Prelaw resources online or the literature which is available in the Career Services Prelaw Library, located on the second floor of Alumni House at 122 Woodland Street.
Clark University's Law and Society Program is a member of the Consortium for Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs.
www.clarku.edu /departments/law/index.shtml   (298 words)

 Law & Society Weblog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Simple misapplication of the law or constitution is still application of the law or constitution and is not (necessarily) a usurpation of the role of the legislature.
It is external to the law, and does not consider the lawfulness/unlawfulness (constitutionality/unconstitutionality) of either the invalidated statutes or the invalidating rulings of the Supreme Court.
Theorizing about law, in turn, is a creative process in which the (good) theorist is struck by a pre-theoretical insight and then submits it to the scrutiny of his or her chosen methodology.
hfkdocs.com /blog   (10381 words)

 New Zealand news on Stuff.co.nz: Parliament should decide on lawyers' protection - Law Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Chamberlains were granted leave to appeal to New Zealand's highest court and, as a matter of public interest, the Law Society and the Bar Association were permitted to make submissions.
The Law Society today joined the Bar Association in urging the Supreme Court to allow Parliament to restore immunity.
Law Society lawyer William Wilson, QC, said it was not for the Supreme Court to act radically by changing the privilege of barristerial immunity.
www.stuff.co.nz /stuff/0,2106,3449011a12855,00.html   (570 words)

 Law Society of England and Wales - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
17 October 2005: The Law Society welcomes plans for the implementation of the Clementi reforms to enable new forms of legal practice and external investment in law firms, announced in a White Paper.
It is the newest of four Law Society membership associations.
The Law Society's continuing professional development (CPD) scheme is compulsory.
www.lawsoc.org.uk   (325 words)

 Federal Legislative History Research: A Practitioner's Guide to Compiling the Documents and Sifting for Legislative ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Traditionally, the legislative history of a U.S. public law is looked to by federal agencies, attorneys and the courts in order to determine the congressional intent of a particular statute or one of its provisions, especially if the plain reading of the statutory text is somewhat ambiguous.
In the annual volume each public law is summarized, related Congressional reports are abstracted, references are given to related bills as are references to the dates of consideration on the House and Senate floors (there are no CIS abstracts of debates).
The CIS collection of bills, resolutions and laws on microfiche from 1933 to the present (73rd Congress forward) is also available for purchase as a set, as a congress, or as an individual bill from the LexisNexis Academic and Library Solutions CIS documents offprint service (1-800-227-2477).
www.llsdc.org /sourcebook/fed-leg-hist.htm   (11551 words)

 RTE News - Law Society rejects redress board accusations
The solicitors' representative body, the Law Society, has rejected accusations by the Residential Institutions Redress Board that it failed to respond properly to complaints of overcharging.
The RIRB claimed the Law Society could have been more proactive by warning solicitors about deducting money from victims' compensation awards.
However, the Law Society Director General, Ken Murphy, said solicitors do not have to be warned that such behaviour is a disciplinary offence.
www.rte.ie /news/2005/1019/solicitors.html   (94 words)

 Law Society of England and Wales - Find a solicitor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As an alternative to searching on an area of law, you can search for a firm that employs a panel member by selecting the panel from this list.
The Law Society maintains a register of law firms that are authorised to take on trainees.
Some solicitors are members of accredited panels which means their expertise is recognised by the Law Society.
www.solicitors-online.com   (516 words)

 Law Society of Saskatchewan
Ahenakew (2005 SKPC 76), a case under the Criminal Code in which the fine was fixed $1,000, the tribunal ruled that the appropriate fine could not be determined at this time: "Penalites awarded in the criminal law and the law of human rights should be consistent.
In the public interest: The future of Canadian copyright law, a collection of essays on the future of copyright reform in Canada, edited by Michael Geist, is available for download under a Creative Commons license.
Sponsored by the Law Society of Manitoba, Manitoba Justice and the University of Manitoba, keynote speakers include Irwin Cotler, Janet Reno, Peter Neufeld, James Lockyer, and Bryan Stevenson.
www.lawsociety.sk.ca   (1065 words)

 Canadian Journal of Law & Society
Confidentiality and Society: Psychoterapy, Ethics and the Law 12-15 octobre 2000, Montreal, Qc.
Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society, Conference on Land and Freedom, Newcastle, Australia, on 9-11 July 1999, Papers presented at the conference.
The Canadian Journal of Law and Society's WWW site is hosted by JURIS, the WWW server of the département des sciences juridiques of the Université du Québec à Montréal.
www.rcds-cjls.uqam.ca /index_en.htm   (434 words)

 Law Societies of the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This page provides links to the websites of law societies and similar bodies which regulate legal practitioners in other jurisdictions.
In addition, many law society sites now include the full text of relevant legislation, rules of professional conduct, committee reports, and recent issues of the organization's publications.
If you know of any society that we missed and you would like to be included, please email us at the address in the domain's whois lookup.
www.lawsociety.com   (113 words)

 LLRX.com - Doing Legal Research in Canada: Legal Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
To practice law, the law school graduate must then article in the province in which he or she wishes to work.
Lawyers in Canada are regulated by the provincial law society of which they are a member.
Federation of the Law Societies of Canada: The Federation of Law Societies of Canada is the umbrella organization of the thirteen governing bodies of the legal profession in Canada.
www.llrx.com /features/ca_org.htm   (980 words)

 UCSB Law and Society Program :: Welcome
The discipline of Law and Society is composed of scholars in many fields and countries, whose interests involve the place of law and legal systems in social, political, economic, and cultural life.
Although the discipline of law and society focuses broadly on developing both theoretical and empirical understandings of law, narrower areas within the field range widely.
The Law and Society major at UCSB involves such a study of law and legal systems.
www.lawso.ucsb.edu   (173 words)

 CAB online Site
Legal Practice Courses are designed by individual Universities, The College of Law and BPP Law School.
While all the courses have to meet the written standards stipulated by the Law Society, they are all unique.
The notional study hours for the course are 1,620 or 45 hours of lectures, tutorials, private study and research in each week of the course.
www.lawcabs.ac.uk   (150 words)

 PACE Law Society
CALENDAR OF The Law Society, which was founded in 2000, is the central pre-law organization within Pace University.
Our mission is to aide students in the Law School admission and selection process, provide free LSAT tutoring, and inform about the vast field of law.
The Law Society's meetings are held on Wednesdays in Room E318.
webpage.pace.edu /lawsociety   (123 words)

 Uganda Law Society
The Uganda Law Society is a body corporate established by An Act of Parliament with perpetual succession and a common seal.
The principle aim of the Uganda Law Society is a public well served by a competent, honorable and independent legal profession.
The Uganda Law Society is run on an established structure with a democratically elected 11 member Executive Council.
www.uls.or.ug   (313 words)

 Law Society - Law Society of WA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Law Council Newsletter for 31 August 2005 is now available.
The Law Society does not deal with admission of legal practitioners.
All enquiries regarding admissions to practice in Western Australia, from interstate and overseas practitioners, must be directed to the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia, phone +61 8 9325 1311; email lpblaw@bigpond.com.
www.lawsocietywa.asn.au   (128 words)

 Duke University School of Law : Federalist Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BETWEEN MAIN SECTIONS --> The Duke chapter of the Federalist Society is a group of conservative and libertarian students interested in the current state of legal order.
The Society is founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and that it is the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be.
The Society seeks both to promote an awareness of these principles and to further their application through its activities.
www.law.duke.edu /student/act/fedsocty.html   (123 words)

 Department of Criminology, Law and Society - School of Social Ecology, UC Irvine
The Department of Criminology, Law and Society focuses on the causes, manifestations, and consequences of criminal behavior; methods of controlling criminal behavior; and the relationships and interactions between law, social structure and cultural practices.
Courses include overviews of American legal systems, forms of criminal behavior, legal theory, social science and the law, criminological theory, victimology, and regulatory issues, in addition to substantive areas of law such as family, criminal, environmental, immigration, procedural, and constitutional law.
The Department of Criminology, Law and Society (CLS) has established itself as one of the nation's top programs in criminology, criminal justice, and legal studies.
www.seweb.uci.edu /cls   (258 words)

 J. Reuben Clark Law Society - The George Washington University Law School Chapter
Reuben Clark Law Society is an international law society composed of attorneys who seek to affirm the strength brought to law by a lawyer's personal religious convictions.
The attorneys division of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society publishes a biannual magazine, also known as the Clark Memorandum.
The Spring 2005 issue, for example, furnishes the address that Elder Dallin H. Oaks gave to the entire Society via satellite broadcast on February 11, 2005: The Beginning and the End of a Lawyer.
docs.law.gwu.edu /stdg/jrcls   (274 words)

 Scottish Law Online - Scots Law, Scottish Law, Law in Scotland
A to Z of the Law of Scotland
Law Firms in England, the UK and the World as well as Advocates, Sheriff Officers and Accountancy Firms are also listed.
Aside from allowing users to search Scottish Law Online itself, the facility allows quicker legal research to be conducted across a wide range of scots, UK and world legal resources on the internet in Scotland, the UK and Worldwide.
www.scottishlaw.org.uk   (830 words)

 Dickinson Environmental Law Society
The purpose of the Environmental Law Society of The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University is to expose the Law School community to environmental law and policy issues.
The Society performs community service activities related to environmental education and protection, sponsors Law School events to focus awareness on environmental issues, maintains an information board presenting news articles on current local, state, national, and world environmental issues, and hosts speakers and discussions.
The Environmental Law Society is open to all Dickinson Law School students.
www.clubs.psu.edu /els   (96 words)

 UNSW Law Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The UNSW Law Society is the student body for the Faculty of Law at the University of NSW.
Nomination for Executives for UNSW Law Society for the 2006 term commencing on 1/1/2006 is now open.
It features law students and other external vendors selling food/drink and arts and craft!there will be a bit of everything from jewellery to milkshakes to steak sandwiches to homemade curries to Asian finger-delicious nibbets to brownies and some very good chocolate!
www.unswlawsoc.org   (759 words)

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