The Canadian Press

2015-08-24 | BC Law School

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A Christian university hoping to open a new law school has asked a judge to overturn a decision by the Law Society of British Columbia to refuse accreditation to its graduates. The society argues a so-called community covenant banning students of Trinity Western University from having sex outside of heterosexual marriage is discriminatory. Law school spokesman Earl Phillips says the case is about whether there is room in Canada for religious minorities to exercise their beliefs. (The school was slated to open in the fall of 2016, but Phillips says even if the outcome in court is favourable the process will be delayed at least two years.)

Date: 2015-08-24
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << is there space in Canada for such a law school where people do want to come together under those terms and I think that is beauty I think overriding everything is about what kind of country do you have do we have a diverse open and free Society >>


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