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Clinical Legal Education And Legal Aid - The Canadian Experience, Frederick H. Zemans, Lester Brickman Jan 2019

Clinical Legal Education And Legal Aid - The Canadian Experience, Frederick H. Zemans, Lester Brickman

Frederick H. Zemans

Last fall CLEPR sponsored the first workshop of Canadian law schools devoted exclusively to the subject of clinical law training in Canada. The seminar was co-hosted by the McGill University and Osgoode Hall Law Schools and CLEPR, and was held at the Law School of McGill in Montreal, on November 29th and 30th, 1973. The workshop was organized and co-chaired by Professor Frederick H. Zemans of Osgoode Hall Law School and Professor Lester Brickman of the University of Toledo Law School, who are responsible for this report of the proceedings. A list of those attending is included at the conclusion ...


Unauthorized Legal Practice Prosecutions And Independent Paralegals In Ontario And The United States, John A. Flood, Frederick H. Zemans Jan 2019

Unauthorized Legal Practice Prosecutions And Independent Paralegals In Ontario And The United States, John A. Flood, Frederick H. Zemans

Frederick H. Zemans

The issue of unauthorized legal practice involves questions of professionalism and market protection. The legal profession, like other professions, is seen a being particularly successful at excluding others from its area of jurisdiction. Disputes over jurisdiction occur at the edge of this jurisdiction, specifically when certain condition arise. The e conditions are characterized by the "indetermination/ technicality (I/T) ratio", where "I" represents the ideological underpinning of the profession and "T" represents the technical knowledge. "If either the knowledge base or the ideological underpinning deteriorates, the occupation will lose control over its spheres of activity....For an occupation or a ...


The Market For Legal Services: Paraprofessionals And Specialists, Selma Colvin, David Stager, Larry Taman, Janet Yale, Frederick H. Zemans Jan 2019

The Market For Legal Services: Paraprofessionals And Specialists, Selma Colvin, David Stager, Larry Taman, Janet Yale, Frederick H. Zemans

Frederick H. Zemans

This is a working paper prepared for The Professional Organizations Committee.


The Changed Legal Profession: Who Has Control Of The Market For Legal Services?, Frederick H. Zemans Jan 2019

The Changed Legal Profession: Who Has Control Of The Market For Legal Services?, Frederick H. Zemans

Frederick H. Zemans

During the nineteen sixties, it was provincial governments rather than lawyers or their professional societies, which determined that there would be a significant increase in the number of places for Jaw students at Canadian universities. Formula-funding programmes (in place in several provinces) along with a growing demand for law degrees stimulated government- funded universities to open their doors to students seeking a legal education and ultimately entrance to the legal profession. Prior to the late seventies, little opposition was encountered from the profession to its loss of control of the supply of lawyers. The economic recession, combined with the growth ...


Can Ontario Sustain Cadillac Legal Services?, Frederick H. Zemans, Lewis T. Smith Jan 2019

Can Ontario Sustain Cadillac Legal Services?, Frederick H. Zemans, Lewis T. Smith

Frederick H. Zemans

Recently described in the American Lawyer as Canada's Cadillac legal services, the Ontario legal aid scheme--Canada's first and today its most costly-is in serious need of repair. This paper, which grows out of a presentation made by Robert Holden, Director of the Ontario Legal Aid Plan, describes both the introduction of legal aid services in Ontario and the evolution of the original pro bono scheme into a government-funded judicare scheme.

It is not surprising that in 1952, when contemporary legal aid was introduced into Canada, both the bar and government of Ontario looked to the United Kingdom for ...


The Lawyering Process, Frederick Zemans Oct 2015

The Lawyering Process, Frederick Zemans

Frederick H. Zemans

No abstract provided.


Evaluation Of The Ontario Mediation Program (Rule 24.1) Final Report: The First 23 Months, Robert G. Hann, Carl Baar, Lee Axon, Susan Binnie, Frederick H Zemans Oct 2015

Evaluation Of The Ontario Mediation Program (Rule 24.1) Final Report: The First 23 Months, Robert G. Hann, Carl Baar, Lee Axon, Susan Binnie, Frederick H Zemans

Frederick H. Zemans

No abstract provided.


Recent Trends In The Organization Of Legal Services, Frederick H. Zemans Oct 2015

Recent Trends In The Organization Of Legal Services, Frederick H. Zemans

Frederick H. Zemans

No abstract provided.


Unauthorized Legal Practice Prosecutions And Independent Paralegals In Ontario And The United States, John A. Flood, Frederick H. Zemans Dec 1989

Unauthorized Legal Practice Prosecutions And Independent Paralegals In Ontario And The United States, John A. Flood, Frederick H. Zemans

Frederick H. Zemans

The issue of unauthorized legal practice involves questions of professionalism and market protection. The legal profession, like other professions, is seen a being particularly successful at excluding others from its area of jurisdiction. Disputes over jurisdiction occur at the edge of this jurisdiction, specifically when certain condition arise. The e conditions are characterized by the "indetermination/ technicality (I/T) ratio", where "I" represents the ideological underpinning of the profession and "T" represents the technical knowledge. "If either the knowledge base or the ideological underpinning deteriorates, the occupation will lose control over its spheres of activity....For an occupation or a ...


The Market For Legal Services: Paraprofessionals And Specialists, Selma Colvin, David Stager, Larry Taman, Janet Yale, Frederick H. Zemans Dec 1977

The Market For Legal Services: Paraprofessionals And Specialists, Selma Colvin, David Stager, Larry Taman, Janet Yale, Frederick H. Zemans

Frederick H. Zemans

This is a working paper prepared for The Professional Organizations Committee.