Tuesday, November 20, 2007

CBA: Canadian Lawyers Will March to Supreme Court of Canada November 25, in Support of Pakistani Lawyers, Judges

The Canadian Bar Association announced Monday that it is convening a dark suit march by Canadian lawyers on November 25 at Ottawa. The march is intended to be a demonstration of solidarity by Canada's legal profession with our courageous Pakistani legal brethren.

From the CBA:

CBA March in Solidarity with the Defenders of the Rule of Law in Pakistan: Sunday, Nov. 25, Ottawa

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) is joining legal organizations around the world in a show of support for the lawyers and judges of Pakistan, calling for the restoration of the rule of law in that country.

On Sunday, November 25 in Ottawa, the CBA will be holding a march in solidarity with the defenders of the rule of law in Pakistan. CBA President Bernard Amyot will lead the procession of CBA Bar Leaders, lawyers, law students and other members of the legal community from across Canada. The County of Carleton Law Association is also giving its full support to the march to the steps of the Supreme Court of Canada. Bar Leaders will address the marchers and participants will have the opportunity to sign a petition of support for Pakistan lawyers, judges and the rule of law.

All lawyers, their families and champions of the rule of law are invited to join in this Ottawa event to show their concern.

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto

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