On Thursday, June 16th, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released Accountable AI a new report discussing artificial intelligence (AI) in the Canadian justice system. Accountable AI comprehensively analyzes AI and Automated Decision-making (ADM) systems used to assist government decision-making in public benefits, child protection, education, immigration, regulatory compliance, and many other civil and administrative justice applications. Issues [...]
Counsel Ramani Nadarajah and Project Head of the LCO's Environmental Accountability project, will join other senior environmental lawyers as a Discussion Facilitator in the OBA’s upcoming Advanced Environmental Law Practitioner Roundtable on June 9. To register, visit the CBA registration site: https://www.cbapd.org/details_en.aspx?id=ON_ON22ENV03C An alumnae of Osgoode Hall Law School, Ramani Nadarajah was also recently awarded [...]
The LCO is pleased to announce its incoming cohort of Student Scholar Fellows for Summer 2022. Now in its third year of operation, the LCO Student Scholar Fellowship program is offered in partnership with four Ontario law schools and provides students with relevant legal research experience and an opportunity to engage with the LCO’s ongoing [...]
LCO Board of Governors member and judicial appointee Justice Paul S. Rouleau has been appointed by the Prime Minister to lead the Public Order Emergency Commission following the invocation of the Emergencies Act in February 2022. As Commissioner, Justice Rouleau is expected to conclude the public inquiry and table his findings and recommendations to the [...]
The LCO is pleased to announce the renewal of the LCO Student Scholar Fellowship Program. Once again, the LCO will employ as many as 13 law students this summer. This program is a partnership between the LCO and four Ontario law schools. Students from the following schools may apply: Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead [...]
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is now on YouTube at https://www.lco-cdo.org/youtube with full recordings of recent events, including Litigating AI and AI 101 for Lawyers.
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) seeks a full-time Executive Officer for a one-year contract that may be extended. The deadline to apply is Monday, January 31, 2022. The full job posting is available here in both English and French.