The legal dispute centres around the university's covenant banning its students from having sexual relations outside of heterosexual marriage.
The law school is widely criticized for its policy that forbids sexual intimacy outside of heterosexual marriages.
"Oh bloody hell, not this again."
Pushers for Trinity Western and its faith-based law school -- which is an oxymoron up there with civil war and old news -- would like you to believe this whole deal is about religious freedom. How can any law school be able to create, foster, and spit out our next generation of lawyers when it doesn't hold our values? Not just Canadian values but simple human-to-human values.
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Trinity Western University says law societies in Nova Scotia and Ontario sent a "chilling message" about religious freedom in Canada by restricting or rejecting accreditation for its propose...
A Christian university's controversial bid to add a law school is now facing an additional hurdle: a publicly-funded legal challenge. Trinity Western University, a private Christian university in Lang...
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HALIFAX - Lawyers and legal experts urged Nova Scotia's bar society to deny accreditation to a proposed law school in British Columbia, arguing the university's policy that prohibits same-sex intimacy...
Homosexuality is not a criminal behaviour. It is a sexual orientation. Sexual orientation is like race, religion, ethnicity, sex, age and all the other prohibited grounds of discrimination found in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and in human rights legislation in every Canadian jurisdiction. I assume they'll teach this at TWU Law School. If they miss this fundamental, but not fundamentalist, point, they're in danger of their law degree having the same currency as a diploma from the Amish Institute of Technology.
The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society says it will hold a public consultation on whether to recognize a law degree from Trinity Western University, the controversial Christian school in the Fraser...
Law students and associations across Canada have a bone to pick with Trinity Western University's aspirations to be Canada's first Christian law school. Given that it's controversial and it involves conservative Christians, no surprise it's also about sex. Still less surprise, it's about same-sex. Whenever someone is arguing for something, it's fair and often quite enlightening to look for his or her basic operating assumption. The conservative Christian obsession with homosexuality is no secret, but what exactly is its basis?