The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) seeks a full-time Policy Counsel for a one-year contract that may be extended. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 15, 2021. The full job posting is available here in both English and French.
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is pleased to announce a new project working with the Research Chair on Accountable Artificial Intelligence in a Global Context at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law - Civil Law Section. The Research Chair is led by Professor Céline Castets-Renard. Together, we are preparing a report comparing AI [...]
The LCO is announcing the retirement of our colleague Dr. Sue Gratton at the end of September. Sue has been with the Law Commission for ten years. In that time she has successfully led many LCO projects, including Environmental Accountability, Defamation Law in the Internet Age, Small Estates, and Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act. [...]
Law Times: ‘Urgent and comprehensive action’ needed on use of probabilistic genotyping in criminal trials
The Law Commission of Ontario’s report, AI Case Study: Probabilistic Genotyping DNA Tools Used in Canadian Courts, written by criminal defence lawyers Jill R. Presser and Kate Robertson, was recently highlighted in the Law Times. Read the full article here.
The LCO releases new report, AI Case Study: Probabilistic Genotyping DNA Tools Used in Canadian Courts
Today, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is releasing a new report, AI Case Study: Probabilistic Genotyping DNA Tools Used in Canadian Courts. This report, written by criminal defence lawyers Jill R. Presser and Kate Robertson, considers the role and impact of AI-driven probabilistic genotyping (PG) technology to generate evidence used in criminal proceedings. The [...]
The LCO’s Executive Director, Nye Thomas, will be participating on an international panel organized by the Human Technology Foundation. Join Nye on June 29th, 2021 for a discussion on Responsible AI: European and North American Perspectives on the new EU draft AI Regulation. See the Invitation for further details and registration.
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is excited to welcome the following law students to the LCO team this summer: Nadim Dabbous – Osgoode Hall Law School Aaron Dishy – Osgoode Hall Law School Daniella Febbraro – University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law Aria Kamal – Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University Rudra Krishnan [...]
On Thursday May 27th, join LCO Executive Director Nye Thomas and Professors Céline Castets-Renard and Teresa Scassa for a panel discussion on Regulating AI. The panel will discuss recent developments in Ontario, Canada and Europe, including the European Commission’s comprehensive proposal for regulating AI in the European Union. For more information and to register for [...]