York University Professor Richard Weisman is the co-editor of a new book Remorse and Criminal Justice: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives published Nov. 29 by Routledge. Weisman is Professor Emeritus in the Law and Society Program in the Department of Social Science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. For the past two decades, his research has centered […]
New book offers insights on the personalities of diplomats, and the risks that those with certain mindsets introduce on a world stage.
Two new books from Osgoode Hall Law School, on Indigenous research and the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada, illustrate York’s thought leadership in this field. Professors Deborah McGregor and Karen Drake have produced edited collections that will make lasting contributions. In the coming years, Indigenous leadership in York’s collaborative, socially engaged research will create […]
New research shows that decisions around Federal Court applications for judicial review of refugee determinations depend on which judge decides the case. Much needs to be done, and one York U professor has offered up a compelling list of recommendations for enhancing fairness in the process. Access to justice is the cornerstone of the Canadian […]
SSHRC-funded project investigates the problem of access to justice, brings to light new information around health and equity, and promises to inform future thought around research and policy.
York University announced the official opening of YSpace, its new innovation and entrepreneurship centre in Markham aimed at helping budding entrepreneurs turn bright ideas into action. The opening event took place Monday, Nov. 6. Entrepreneurs from Studio 1 Labs, which has developed a functional bed sheet patient monitor, explain the device’s function to York University […]
Prof Benjamin Berger of York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School edits provocative new book on religion and public authority that promises to have ripple effect into public policy.
Osgoode Hall Law School Dean Lorne Sossin (LLB '92), grads David Brown (LLM '05), Norie Campbell (LLB '95, LLM '03), Michael Geist (LLB '92), Brian Greenspan (LLB '71) and Honorary Degree recipient Rosalie Abella (LLD [Hon.] '91) are on Canadian Lawyer magazine's 2013 list of the 25 most influential lawyers in Canada. The list was […]
Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Emeritus Jean-Gabriel Castel has added another prestigious decoration to the long list of awards he has received for service to France, Canada and the French community, and for contributions to legal education and the legal profession. Jean-Gabriel Castel On Bastille Day (July 14), French President François Hollande promoted Castel to […]
Former students of residential schools for aboriginal people, members of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and representatives of the United Nations and human rights organizations will all converge at York University for a symposium aptly titled Linking Arms Together, to join hands in upholding aboriginal rights, Friday. Linking Arms Together, a public symposium, will take […]