Osgoode Hall Law School establishes Reconciliation Fund for Indigenous initiatives

TORONTO, June 21, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced specific actions that it will take to meet the urgent need of Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples envisioned by the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Osgoode’s enhanced commitment to Reconciliation, which has been identified as a top priority […]

Osgoode Hall Law School Conference Explores “Crimes of the Powerful”

TORONTO, May 17, 2017 – A two-day conference at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School later this month, entitled “Revisiting Crimes of the Powerful: A Global Conversation on Capitalism, Corporations and Crime,” will bring together international and multidisciplinary experts on corporate crime to discuss what can be done to stop corporate abuses of power. The […]

Osgoode Hall Law School appoints two Journalists in Residence

TORONTO, May 15, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced the appointment of two award-winning journalists in its inaugural Journalist in Residence Program that will get underway this fall. Gail J. Cohen, former Editor-in-Chief of Thomson Reuters-owned Canadian Lawyer magazine and its family of publications, and Roxana Olivera, a Canadian investigative […]

20th Annual Constitutional Cases Conference on April 7 at Osgoode Hall Law School

TORONTO, April 5, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University’s highly regarded annual analysis of the constitutional decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Moot Court Room (Room 1005) of the Law School at York University’s Keele […]

Osgoode and CIGI announce new partnership in fostering innovation

TORONTO, February 23, 2017 – IP Osgoode, the celebrated intellectual property law and technology program at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, and the International Law Research Program (ILRP) at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) today announced a partnership to expand a student-focused innovation initiative to assist start-up companies, entrepreneurs and inventors with […]

Osgoode Hall Law School Charts a Bold Course for Next Three Years

TORONTO, February 21, 2017 – York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School is embarking on a bold three-year strategic plan that will not only chart its academic direction, but also help to define the Law School’s values at a time of rapid and significant change in legal education and the legal profession. Access Osgoode Strategic Plan […]

Career Achievement Medal for Carol Hansell (LLB/MBA ’86) — York University’s Hennick Centre for Business and Law honours accomplished leader

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TORONTO, February 9, 2017 – The Jay and Barbara Hennick Centre for Business and Law at York University has presented the 2016 Hennick Medal for Career Achievement to Carol Hansell (LLB/MBA ’86), founder and Senior Partner of Hansell LLP and Hansell McLaughlin Advisory, and one of Canada’s foremost experts in corporate governance. The Hennick Medal, […]

Osgoode students participating in “Hackathon” designed to improve access to justice

TORONTO, February 1, 2017 – Students, legal professionals, computer programmers, computer scientists, software developers, members of the public and professionals of various disciplines will come together Feb. 3 and 4 for a two-day “hackathon” designed to create technology applications that will improve access to justice. HackJustice, which is organized by the Winkler Institute for Dispute […]

Osgoode Hall Law School Announces Journalist in Residence Program

TORONTO, January 30, 2017 – As debates about the future of media and journalism intensify, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced the establishment of a new Journalist in Residence Program that will get underway this fall. Applications from broadcast, print, digital and multimedia journalists are being accepted until Friday, March 24, 2017 […]

Summit Aims to Improve Economic Well-Being and Quality of Life for Disadvantaged

TORONTO, January 19, 2017 – York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School will be the venue this month for an important two-day event – the Creating Opportunities Summit 2017 – that will explore local, regional and national economic development issues in Canada and how to remove barriers to inclusion. The Creating Opportunities Summit, which will run […]