Tag Archives: Osgoode Hall Law School

Is electronic monitoring on the rise?

Legal expert available on the role of algorithmic management of workers in office and remote settings   TORONTO, March 23, 2022 – Ontario has proposed new legislation that would require employers to tell their workers how they are being monitored electronically. Propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the proposed law is timely, given the shift in workplace […]

Is international humanitarian law robust enough to protect civilians in conflict zones? Conference to explore

TORONTO, February 28, 2022 – The Canadian Red Cross and York University are presenting Displacement of Civilians and the Efficacy of International Humanitarian Law. The conference on March 2 will explore the laws that apply to armed conflict and civilian displacement. Saptarishi Bandopadhyay, Osgoode Hall Law School professor, and Sarah Khan, LLM research candidate and […]

Legal expert available to discuss Emergencies Act related topics

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2022 –  As Canadians wait for the federal government to table a motion in both the House of Commons and Senate following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoking the Emergencies Act, York University legal expert in the areas of constitutional, public and human rights laws, is available for media interviews on various topics […]

Task Force launches report on the future of artificial intelligence at York University

Urges research to explore broader human perspective including ethical implications of AI TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2021 – Today, York University Task Force on AI & Society launched its report analyzing artificial intelligence (AI) and society as a key area for growth at York, with recommendations to help steer the University closer to becoming a global […]

Osgoode Professional Development’s new entrance awards to support internationally trained students

TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2021 – Osgoode Professional Development (OsgoodePD) is introducing two entrance awards — the OsgoodePD International Entrance Award of Excellence and the OsgoodePD International Entrance Award of Merit — to support internationally trained lawyers in their pursuit of legal education in Canada by joining Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. “A diverse […]

Legal aid inquiries more than double at Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2021 — The number of Canadians seeking advice from an Osgoode Hall Law School-based free legal clinic for wronged investors has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic (IPC) completed 57 intake interviews between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021, up from 18 in the same […]