Celebrate Law Week: April 14 – 20

Law Week 2008, focusing on “Access to Justice: Breaking down barriers,” will kick off April 14 and run through to April 20 with events hosted throughout the province.

  Law Day 2007
  Law Day in Vancouver, 2007

The series of events, sponsored by the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, the Vancouver Bar Association, the Law Foundation of BC and the Law Society, commemorate the signing of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and aim to improve understanding of the law and the legal system. As part of Law Week, the Law Society will join a Law Day open house on Saturday, April 19 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Vancouver Public Library. Open house events will include a public forum with senior members of the justice system, exhibits from various justice-related organizations, free law classes and a citizenship ceremony.

For more information on events happening throughout BC during Law Week, visit bclawweek.org.