The Canadian Council of Law School deans recently issued a letter stating that TWU's "community covenant" unfairly discriminates against gay, lesbian, and bisexual students–and that discrimination is "fundamentally incompatible" with the core values of Canadian law schools and of an equal society, the National Post reports.
TWU's covenant is a lifestyle code signed by all students, staff, and faculty. It asks that those who sign the code abstain from homosexual relationships. It also asks them to refrain from gossip, lying, smoking and consuming alcohol.
TWU president Jonathan Raymond has responded to the law deans in a letter of his own, according to the Vancouver Sun. Raymond argues that TWU's covenant is "consistent with federal and provincial ...1