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A discussion of the nature of law. How good law changes and changes slowly. The relationship between law and society. The need for and nature of law reform. The importance of the factor of the increasing speed of change in our society. Problems with the law keeping pace with the changes in society. A different kind of society and the law reform that is required. Problems with law reform when there are no precedents to follow. The role of the Law Reform Commission of Canada. Challenges and opportunities facing Canada and Canadian law.