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Canadian Bar Admissions

Submitted by Clark Cunningham on Wed, 04/28/2010 - 11:24
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
United States
Abstract
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.
Status
Published
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