The Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
Annual Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Scholarship
sponsored by Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Terms of Reference (2017)
Fasken Martineau and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers are proud to make available the Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 to be awarded on the basis of financial need to a visible minority student in his or her second year of study in an LLB or JD program at a Canadian law school. Applicants will be required to satisfy the criteria described below and write an essay on a legal issue to be determined by the Scholarship Awards Committee. Determination of the scholarship recipient will be made by the Scholarship Awards Committee.
• Please submit your application package, which must contain the elements set out under the heading “Terms” below, to the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, attention: Scholarship Awards Committee, 20 Toronto Street, Suite 300, Toronto, ON Canada M5C 2B8.
• Application packages are due by 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2018.
• Essay Topic: In the context of a globalized economy and local laws, discuss the pros and cons of the policy rational behind the Supreme Court of Canada’s findings in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. Do you agree or disagree with the decision, and why? (approximately 750-1250 words).
• Questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to the attention of the Scholarship Awards Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.