The Legal Profession in Transition: An Address at the Graduation Ceremonies of Northern Illinois University College of Law
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The Northern Illinois University Law Review is pleased to publish the address delivered by the Honorable Claire L'Heureux-Dubé at the graduation for the class of 1992. Justice L'Heureux-Dubé is a member of the Supreme Court of Canada. Her address comments on the changes occurring in the legal profession as a result of forces of globalism and advances made by women and minorities. In particular, Justice L’Heureux-Dubé warns of the detrimental effects of the commercialization of the legal profession. Above all else, she reminds us that law is a learned profession requiring continuous study and contemplation.