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, [...]
We’ve released Liaison Fall/Winter 2017! You can read the latest version of the LCO’s newsletter here.
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.
For more information about our completed project, Legal Capacity, Guardianship and Decision-making, and to read our final report, check out our project web page. You can read the Law Times article here.
For more information about our project, see our webpage. You can read the CBC article here.
Congratulations to former LCO Board of Governors member, Adam Dodek, who has been named Dean of the common law program at the University of Ottawa.
LCO Board member, Justice Harry LaForme, was just given an honourary degree from the University of Windsor. Read about the event and Justice LaForme’s remarks here.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]