Today, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is releasing a new report, Legal Issues and Government AI Development, summarizing the themes and insights from a series of workshops organized by the LCO and the Ontario Digital Service. The report discusses the opportunities and challenges of government use of these systems, including human rights, bias, disclosure, [...]
A Commentator calls for the government to adopt the LCO's recommended notice and takedown regime in the battle against online harassment and defamation. See the article in the Lawyer’s Daily here.
The LCO is pleased to announce that in partnership once again with several Ontario law schools, the LCO will be employing up to 14 law students this summer under the LCO Student Scholar Fellowship Program. Students from the following schools can apply: Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University Osgoode Hall Law School University of [...]
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is pleased to announce the appointments of three new members, effective January 21, 2021: Randall Kahgee (member-at-large) Randall Kahgee is Senior Counsel with Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP in Toronto and specializes in indigenous rights law, with an emphasis on community-based processes and government-to-government negotiations. Shalini Konanur (member-at-large) Shalini Konanur [...]
LCO Impact! LCO Counsel Sue Gratton, Project Lead of the LCO’s Defamation Law in the Internet Age project, helped the Uniform Law Conference of Canada (ULCC) draft the Uniform Non-consensual Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. This Act was recently adopted in PEI. See the Intimate Images Protection Act here.
Ideablawg has released commentary on the LCO Issue Paper on AI and Algorithms in Criminal Proceedings. See the piece here.
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is pleased to announce the appointments of three new members:The Honourable Paul S. Rouleau (representative for the Judiciary, effective November 12, 2020);Geneviève Painchaud (representative for the Law Society of Ontario, effective October 15, 2020);Jane N. Mallen (representative for the Ministry of the Attorney General, effective September 10, 2020). The LCO [...]
The LCO Issue Paper on AI and Algorithms in Criminal Proceedings is in the news. See the Law Times article here