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November 2019

Digital Rights at Access to Justice Week

2019-11-04T19:42:23+00:00November 4th, 2019|English, News|

On Oct 30th, LCO Executive Director Nye Thomas discussed the growth and impact of AI and algorithms on the justice system at the Law Society of Ontario’s Access to Justice Week Data and Design Symposium.The Law Times reported on this event in their recent article, ‘Ethical’ artificial intelligence no silver bullet to due process issues, [...]

October 2019

LCO to present at Windsor Law on Artificial Intelligence and the Justice System

2019-10-30T16:07:00+00:00October 30th, 2019|English, News|

On November 20, at the University of Windsor's Faculty of Law, LCO Executive Director Nye Thomas and Counsel Ryan Fritsch will discuss the impact of algorithms, automated decision-making and artificial intelligence on human rights, due process and access to justice. They will summarize the LCO’s research and consultations on these issues and discuss the extraordinary [...]

First-Ever Class Action Clinic Launched in Windsor

2019-10-10T13:32:49+00:00October 10th, 2019|English, News|

First-ever class action legal clinic has been launched in the City of Windsor on October 1, 2019. The LCO has been working on the creation of a class actions database which will be available to the public and will be taken over by the Class Action Clinic. To read further click here.

LCO presenting at CIAJ Conference

2019-10-10T13:08:43+00:00October 10th, 2019|English, News|

LCO’s Executive Director Nye Thomas and Dr. Sue Gratton, will be presenting at the CIAJ’s national conference on October 16-18th in Quebec. Nye is giving the opening remarks and will discuss “Algorithms in the Justice System” while Dr. Gratton will discuss platform responsibility and the LCO Defamation report. Full conference details here.

July 2019

Class Actions Final Report in the media

2019-09-25T13:27:59+00:00July 24th, 2019|News|

Since the release of the Class Actions Final Report on Wednesday, July 17, 2019,  various media outlets have discussed the report further and interviewed LCO staff and Principal Researcher Professor Jasminka Kalajdzic. See below to read the various articles:The Lawyer's Daily - LCO makes 47 recommendations to reform Class Proceedings Act CTV News - New [...]

LCO Launches Class Actions Final Report

2019-07-17T12:07:49+00:00July 17th, 2019|English, News|

On July 17, 2019, the LCO released its final report, Class Actions: Objectives, Experiences and Reforms.The LCO report is the first independent, comprehensive assessment of Ontario’s Class Proceedings Act (CPA) in 27 years.  Since that time, class actions have grown dramatically in volume, complexity and impact in Ontario and across Canada.

June 2019