The Law Society of BC is no longer going to be asking applicants about their “mental fitness”.
Acumen Law’s Kyla Lee applauds the move saying these questions are unnecessary. “We have a process already designed to identify people who aren’t capable of being lawyers, that’s why we have articling. People who want to be lawyers have to work under the direct supervision of another lawyer for at least one year before they can be called and admitted to the bar. And that lawyer has to sign off on their fitness to practice law.”
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