Tag Archives: Osgoode Hall Law School

Federal Election: York University experts available on key issues from leaders’ debates

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2021 – York University experts on various topics — including those discussed by party leaders during the French- and English-language debates this week — are available for media interviews in the lead-up to election day: Professor Pat Armstrong in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies is available […]

Osgoode’s Internationally Trained Lawyers Day to bring together diverse legal community members for professional development & networking

TORONTO, May 17, 2021 – Osgoode Professional Development will celebrate internationally trained lawyers among Canada’s legal community at its seventh annual Osgoode’s Internationally Trained Lawyers Day (OITLD) on May 27. This year’s event will be held online. OITLD provides a unique opportunity for lawyers and law graduates from around the world, the accreditation and licensing […]

Osgoode Hall Law School establishes special fund to assist JD students experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19

TORONTO, February 23, 2021 – In a gesture of support for its Juris Doctor (JD) students who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University has announced that it will commit $1 to $1.5 million to assist those students over the next 18 months. The Osgoode student relief plan […]

Most countries are violating international law during the COVID-19 pandemic, say legal experts

TORONTO, Dec. 03, 2020 — Most countries are not fulfilling their international legal obligations during COVID-19 and other public health emergencies, reveals new research by a consortium of 13 leading global health law scholars, hosted by the Global Strategy Lab (GSL) at York University. In 2019, members of the Global Health Law Consortium analyzed key aspects of […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic will use $157,750 court-directed award to provide pro bono advice

TORONTO, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 —  An Osgoode Hall Law School clinic that provides free access to legal services for vulnerable investors has received a cy-près award of $157,750 from a class action settlement approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. “The Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic fills a critical gap in the retail investment […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic releases video series about investor rights

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2020 —  Osgoode Hall Law School’s Investor Protection Clinic – the first clinic of its kind in Canada – has released four information videos to help educate and protect retail investors who may be vulnerable to financial mismanagement. Addressing topics such as the securities regulation system in Canada, red flags for investment […]