Osgoode Hall Law School, in partnership with the Schulich School of Business at York University, has launched a new centre to promote joint business and law scholarship, education, and outreach in Canada.
The debate over law degree designations has made its way to Dalhousie Law School in Halifax, where the Law Student’s Society will be hosting a debate this week followed by a plebiscite to gather the opinion of students in all three years of the program.
Dr. Philipe Couillard, former minister of health and social services for the province of Quebec, has joined McGill University as a senior fellow in its research group on health and law. As someone strongly rooted in the public policy behind health care in Canada, and deeply interested in the law, Couillard is a valuable addition to the university, says Faculty of Law dean Nicholas Kasirer.
Despite poor weather, flight delays, and lower-than-normal attendance, participants say Law Games 2009 was a great success.
Professor Reem Bahdi at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law is doing her part to address human dignity concerns in the courts for Palestinians, coinciding well with the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights last week.
As part of a recent symposium on innovation in legal education held at Ryerson University in Toronto, four leaders in the profession spoke candidly about the role of law schools as engines of social transformation and the barriers faced by some trying to access the system.