law schools


  • Ontario Bar Association launches robe bank for new lawyers

    Ontario Bar Association launches robe bank for new lawyers

    Jun 6, 2019

    The Ontario Bar Association has launched a robe bank program that will match new lawyers with senior lawyers, judges or law school professors who want to donate or lend their robes.

  • Osgoode Society to honour four legal scholars

    Osgoode Society to honour four legal scholars

    Jun 5, 2019

    The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History will honour four scholars, recognizing the recent contributions they have made to furthering Canadians’ understanding of the country's legal history.

  • Ottawa law school to study regulation of tech companies

    Ottawa law school to study regulation of tech companies

    May 28, 2019

    The University of Ottawa’s law school will take on the “sustained” study of how government can use technology in law.

  • Event aimed to help internationally trained lawyers with accreditation

    Event aimed to help internationally trained lawyers with accreditation

    May 27, 2019

    Internationally trained lawyers are invited to an event at York University on June 12.

  • Western Law to launch academic mindfulness course this fall

    Western Law to launch academic mindfulness course this fall

    May 16, 2019

    Western University’s law school is introducing an upper-level, for-credit elective starting this fall about exercising mindfulness, a self-aware focus on one’s thoughts and emotions to promote mental health, and its correlation to the practice of law — an academic course thought to be the first of its kind in Canada.

  • Ryerson law school plan would let students skip articling

    Ryerson law school plan would let students skip articling

    Apr 29, 2019

    Ryerson University has a proposal that would allow graduates to bypass articling by putting practice preparation directly into its law school curriculum.

  • Tuition trouble

    Jan 14, 2019

    Much has been written about the debt many students take on if they decide to attend law school. What is interesting to me is how students are now mobilizing to draw attention to their displeasure with tuition fees, and how this ties to wider problems facing the profession — like a lack of diversity or mental health issues, particularly for younger lawyers.

  • Osgoode alumni call for lower tuition

    Osgoode alumni call for lower tuition

    Jan 14, 2019

    A group of recent alumni of York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School says they will no longer donate to the school until tuition is reduced. The alumni announced their intent to stop donating in a Jan. 7 open letter addressed to interim dean Mary Condon.

  • Quite a year

    Dec 10, 2018

    Thanks to the tech-heavy age in which we live, events seem to transpire at super-speed. That’s why, when we examine issues that have transpired in 2018, some can feel like they happened eons ago.

  • Funding woes

    Nov 26, 2018

    The province of Ontario has nixed the proposed law school at Ryerson University. For those who have been watching the proposal work its way forward through various levels of the approval process, the news was not a surprise.

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