Research Centres and Institutes

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Osgoode Hall Law School hosts a number of Research Centres and Institutes which brings together scholars from a wide variety of disciplines to foster research and knowledge mobilization on contemporary legal issues.  These centres and institutes generate constant innovation as they attract visiting scholars and fellows, organize conferences, disseminate papers, host blogs, and serve as catalyst for Osgoode’s research activities.

Canadian Forum on Civil Justice (CFCJ)

A national non-profit organization that has been dedicated to advancing civil justice reform through research and advocacy.

Critical Research Laboratory in Law & Society (CRL)

An international and interdisciplinary research institute in Law and the Social Sciences.

Intellectual Property Law & Technology Program (IP Osgoode)

An independent and authoritative voice which explores legal governance issues at the intersection of intellectual property (IP) and technology.

Institute for Feminist Legal Studies (IFLS)

Established in the early 1990s to foster scholarship in feminism and law at Osgoode.

Jack & Mae Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security

Studying transnational phenomena and normative issues at the intersections of human rights, crime and security.

Jay and Barbara Hennick Centre for Business and Law

The first Canadian centre established to promote and develop joint business and law scholarship and education

Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution

Housed at Osgoode Hall Law School, with its leading dispute resolution faculty, students, friends and alumni, the Winkler Institute offers an independent centre of innovation and excellence in teaching, research and reform-based practical application.