Tag Archives: Trinity Western University

The Legal Revolution Against Religion

This entry is part 32 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 32 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University. For centuries the law in western countries has accommodated religious beliefs and practices. There are many examples, such as, the law allowing a Sikh boy to wear a kirpan when he attends school despite the rule that… More

Common Sense Prevails at the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

This entry is part 24 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 24 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University. The Nova Scotia Barristers Society (Society) was “discomforted” by Trinity Western University’s (TWU) Community Covenant which, “in addition to mundane items” noted the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal (Court), “prohibits sexual intimacy outside the marriage between a… More

Being On the Right Side of History: Where the Offended Take Away Religious Freedom

This entry is part 22 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 22 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University. Trinity Western University’s Community Covenant is discriminatory and it hurts.  So said Ontario Court of Appeal Justice James C. MacPherson on June 29.  He decided that the Covenant, which requires TWU’s student body to abide by… More

The Intolerance of Intolerance: The Outrageous Accusation That TWU’s School of Law Is Related To The Orlando Massacre

This entry is part 21 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 21 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University. A bisexual Muslim, who swore allegiance to ISIS, walked into an Orlando gay club that he frequented and indiscriminately shot and killed 49 people, injuring 53 others. It was a heinous crime, the like of which we’ve… More

The Experts Demand Deference: Law Societies & TWU

This entry is part 20 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University.

This entry is part 20 of 32 in the series Trinity Western University. I detected a general theme in the respective Court of Appeal arguments of the Law Societies in British Columbia and Ontario over the last two weeks.  “We are the experts.  We know what we are doing.  Now… More