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November 2017

LCO Releases Consultation Paper on Defamation Law in the Internet Age

November 6th, 2017|English, News|

The LCO today releases a Consultation Paper and launches province‐wide consultations for its Defamation Law in the Internet Age project. These consultations will run continuously from November 2017 to the end of March 2018. The Paper will be launched officially at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Donald Lamont Learning Centre, 130 Queen Street West, [...]

October 2017

Last Stages project heading to Niagara area

October 31st, 2017|English, News|

The LCO will soon be heading to the Niagara area to meet with individuals, and hear about their experiences and challenges when dealing with the last stages of life. For more information, check out this article in the St. Catharines Standard. You can read more about our last stages of life project on our website.

LCO commissioned researcher wins prestigious UK prize for paper on defamation law

October 13th, 2017|English, News|

Congratulations to LCO Commissioned Researcher, Dr. David Mangan, for winning the prestigious Best Paper Prize, UK Society of Legal Scholars, for his paper “Reconsidering Defamation as a 21st Century Tort”. Dr. Mangan's paper was based on research supported by the LCO as part of our Defamation Law in the Internet Age project. Join us on [...]

Defamation Law in the Internet Age: Consultation Launch and Public Lecture

October 11th, 2017|English, News|

Join the LCO on Monday, November 6, as we kick-off consultations for our Defamation in the Internet Age project. The LCO is launching project consultations with a public lecture and interactive panel featuring Dr. Daithí MacSíthigh (Professor of Law and Innovation at Queen’s University Belfast), and John D. Gregory (former General Counsel, Ontario Ministry of [...]

Deadline Extended: Call for LCO Board of Governors Applications

October 2nd, 2017|English, News|

The LCO is currently seeking applications from Ontarians who wish to become at-large members of the LCO Board. Appointments are for three years with a potential renewal for an additional term. The Board is responsible for the overall supervision of the LCO. This role includes approving the LCO’s policies; budgets; and projects, final reports, and [...]