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Osgoode law profs examine community engagement at Research Celebration

Osgoode law profs examine community engagement at Research Celebration

The many facets of community engagement will be examined using the law as a lens during a panel presentation at the Osgoode Research Celebration Wednesday, April 4. Robert Haché, vice-president research & innovation, and Lorne Sossin, dean of Osgoode Hall Law School, are co-hosting the event, which takes place from 12 to 2pm in Room […]

Allan Hutchinson named dean of grad studies and AVP

Allan Hutchinson named dean of grad studies and AVP

Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Allan Hutchinson has been appointed the new associate vice-president graduate and dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, effective March 1. The announcement was made yesterday by York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri. The appointment of Hutchinson for the five-year term was made after extensive consultation and was approved by […]

Winning Osgoode moot team heading to The Hague

Winning Osgoode moot team heading to The Hague

Osgoode law students Hassan Ahmad, Alison Connolly and Connie Pauchulo finished in first place in the Pace/ICLN International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot Regional Round for the Americas and Caribbean, held Feb. 10 to 12 at Pace University School of Law in Westchester, NY. The team was coached by Toronto criminal lawyer Leo Adler and Ontario Assistant Crown Attorney Anna Tenhouse. […]

#Legalhistory: law students argue first case via Twitter

#Legalhistory: law students argue first case via Twitter

Students from York’s Osgoode Hall Law School will make their case in increments of 140 characters or less, in what’s billed as the world’s first Twitter moot court (@twtmoot). On Tuesday, Feb. 21, five teams from law schools across Canada will argue a moot court case entirely on the popular social media platform. The event, […]

Law Foundation of Ontario awards prestigious fellowship to CLASP director

Law Foundation of Ontario awards prestigious fellowship to CLASP director

The Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO) has awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship to Marian MacGregor, director of Osgoode's Community and Legal Services Program (CLASP).  It is one of two fellowships that the LFO announced on Sept. 6.  Left Marian MacGregor MacGregor, who will be on a leave of absence from the end of […]

IP Osgoode partners with OCE's Centre for Commercialization of Research on new clinical program

IP Osgoode partners with OCE's Centre for Commercialization of Research on new clinical program

IP Osgoode has partnered with Ontario Centres of Excellence’s (OCE) Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) to create a unique intellectual property (IP) clinical program that will match Osgoode law students with OCE-supported companies to help them secure and protect their IP en route to commercial success. IP Osgoode, Osgoode Hall Law School’s Intellectual Property & Technology […]

Graduate students to engage with lawyers, political economists and theorists at SSHRC-funded workshop

Graduate students to engage with lawyers, political economists and theorists at SSHRC-funded workshop

Some of the top Canadian and international lawyers, political economists, social and development theorists will meet with graduate students this week to analyze and debate the “new constitutionalism”, a central characteristic of the global political economy. It’s another way York students are being given opportunities to engage with the wider community, says York Distinguished Research Professor Stephen […]

Audio Interview: Osgoode Professor Jamie Cameron on free speech, abortion protests and the Gibbons legal case

Audio Interview: Osgoode Professor Jamie Cameron on free speech, abortion protests and the Gibbons legal case

Jamie Cameron, professor at York’s Osgoode Hall Law School, talked about the Linda Gibbons case, in which Ontario launched a lawsuit in 1994 against a group of protesters some say were terrorizing staff and patients outside an abortion clinic, on CBC Radio’s “Sunday Edition” May 15. Cameron's interview is available on CBC's website and begins […]

CBERN and Hennick Centre for Business and Law host talk on corporate social responsibility and human rights

CBERN and Hennick Centre for Business and Law host talk on corporate social responsibility and human rights

What are the distinctions between corporate social responsibility, business responsibility and philanthropy, and how can a framework be devised to help businesses define their role in human rights accountability? These are just some the questions that will be tackled today in a lecture by Professor Tom Campbell, director of Australia’s Centre for Applied Philosophy & Public […]

Osgoode Professor Stepan Wood's co-authored book in running for best book on Canadian Politics

Osgoode Professor Stepan Wood's co-authored book in running for best book on Canadian Politics

Prize named to honour Professor Emeritus Donald V. Smiley A new book by Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Stepan Wood (LLB '92) and University of Toronto political economist Stephen Clarkson has been nominated for the Canadian Political Science Association's prestigious 2011 Smiley Prize for the best book on Canadian politics. Examining Canadians’ complicated roles as […]