Report on Strategies to Address Issues of Systemic Racism in the Legal Professions

The Law Society of Upper Canada

The Law Society of Upper Canada has approved the final report by the Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group. It provides 13 recommendations to address issues of systemic racism in the legal professions.

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The 13 recommendations revolve around five action areas to address systemic racism faced by lawyers and paralegals: Accelerating a culture shift; measuring progress; educating for change; implementing supports; and leading by example.