Canadian Bar Admissions

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Long title: 
Canadian Bar Admissions
Author(s): 
Law, John M.
Author(s)' contact information: 
Professor of Law University of Alberta http://www.law.ualberta.ca/facultystaff/profiles/law.php
Publication: 
Bar Examiner
Volume number: 
74
Issue number: 
4
Year: 
2005
First page number: 
14
Last page number: 
16
Country: 
USA

Describes requirements for licensing after law school.
All Canadian provinces require a period of apprenticeship, called "articles."
British Columbia also requires that graduates complete a 10 week, simulation-based Professional Legal Training Course (PLTC) before beginning articles. Ontario requires a 5 week PLTC before articles. In Alberta graduate take a 5 month PLTC in conjunction with articles.

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