Dalhousie Law Journal


gender, law school, Canada, applications, offers, registraion, inequality, discrimination, legal education, women


Using statistical data covering a ten year period, this study examines the issue of gender representation in admissions to first year law study at common law schools in Canada. After addressing three identifiable steps in the admission process-applications, offers and registration-the author concludes that while there has been progress and the gap has narrowed, the problem of gender inequality persists.