Ryerson’s proposed law school aims to fill gap in legal market

After a year and a half of internal consultation, Ryerson University has taken the first steps towards opening its own JD program.
Chris Bentley, executive director of the Legal Innovation Zone and Law Practice Program at Ryerson, says there’s work lawyers are missing because they can’t change fast enough and Ryerson’s fundamentally different approach to law school would produce lawyers able to meet that need.On Oct. 20, the law school originating committee released a letter of intent following initial consultations with the community. The committee, comprised of faculty members from across disciplines, used community feedback to write …
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