Law Week: April 11 – 17

DVD launch at Windsor SecondaryA video aimed at teaching high school students about lawyer and judicial independence will be part of the Law Society’s presentation during Law Week. Windsor Secondary School in North Vancouver (right) was one of 450 high schools to receive Legal Independence: It’s Your Right, featuring high school students challenging a fictitious law, the “Youth Gathering Act.” It will be displayed on Saturday, April 17 in the concourse of the main branch of the Vancouver Public Library.

Representatives will be on hand to answer questions on the role the Law Society plays in protecting the public interest in the administration of justice.

Law Week celebrates the signing of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and will be held in communities throughout BC from April 11 to 17.

More information on Law Week 2010 can be found at cba.org/LawWeek/Home/main/default.aspx.