Lorne Sossin to conclude his term as Osgoode Dean at end of April 2018

Lorne Sossin

Osgoode Dean Lorne Sossin sent the following note to the Osgoode community on Sept. 20, 2017: Dear Osgoode Community: With the academic year now well underway, I want to share the news that this will be my final year as Dean. I have informed President Lenton that I will conclude my term at the end […]

Visiting Scholars join Osgoode for fall term

Visiting Scholars 2017

Osgoode is delighted to have the following four Visiting Scholars join the Law School during the fall term: Ali Acar (top left), who holds a PhD degree from the European University Institute, explored the issues surrounding Judicial Review of Constitutional Amendments in his PhD thesis. His current research interests are Constitutional Theory, Comparative Constitutional Law, […]

CFCJ Everyday Legal Problems Study and the Cost of Justice in Canada: Demographic Data Reports


The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice (CFCJ) has published five data reports related to its SSHRC-funded Cost of Justice project. The reports are each between 50 and 80 pages long and present data from CFCJ’s national Everyday Legal Problems study organized according to the following survey respondent characteristics: age, gender, Canadian region, education and place […]

#OZWELCOME Wellness Counsellor, Ellen Schlesinger – osgoode.yorku.ca/newsroom/


Welcome to Osgoode! If we haven’t met before, I’m Ellen Schlesinger, one of Osgoode’s Student Success and Wellness Counsellors. Many of you will be returning students who have a lay of the academic land but are now in hot pursuit of career opportunities.  For first-year students, this is a brand new adventure.  Law School can […]

#OZWELCOME Samuel Agyapong – osgoode.yorku.ca/newsroom/

Samuel Agyapong

  I am excited to return to Osgoode for my second year after spending the summer as an Ian Scott Public Interest Intern for the Cross-Cultural Foundation (CrCF). Working in Bangkok over the summer period was both thrilling and rewarding, and it opened my eyes to the possibilities of a legal career beyond the traditional options. […]