Global News reports.
The Law Society of British Columbia has voted against accrediting a proposed law school at Trinity Western University.
In a binding decision, 74 per cent of lawyers voted against TWU’s program, with 8,039 ballots cast in total – more than 60 per cent of all lawyers eligible to vote.
The society says the decision means that “the proposed law school at Trinity Western University is not an approved faculty of law for the purpose of the Law Society’s admission program.”
The vote was conducted by mail and required a two-thirds majority, with a turnout more than 33.3 per cent.
CBC has the reaction from Trinity:
The president of Trinity Western University says he is uncertain if the new law school will open as scheduled in 2016 following the recent vote by the B.C. Law Society members to reject the faith-based institution.
TWU president Bob…
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