The LCO is pleased to have our summer student researchers start on May 6, with a full day orientation. We’re excited to work with these students over the next few months. Read about our students here.
The Law Commission of Ontario, Osgoode Hall Law School and Element AI invite you to participate in a discussion about artificial intelligence and the emerging legal, regulatory and ethical issues surrounding it.This conference will take place on Wednesday, May 15 at the Helliwell Centre in Osgoode Hall Law School, York University from 1pm to 4pm. [...]
LCO Class Action project was mentioned in the most recent article in Lexology. To read further click here.
On Friday, March 22, the LCO along with the Citizen Lab, the IHRP, and the Criminal Lawyers’ Association hosted the first Canadian multidisciplinary forum on Automated Decision-Making in the Criminal Justice System. The Advocatedaily.com recently wrote an article in regards to the event and automated decision-making. To read further click here.
Law Commission of Ontario receives Justice and Technology Research grant from Law Foundation of Ontario
The Law Commission of Ontario is pleased to announce that it has received a $100,000 grant from the Law Foundation of Ontario’s new Justice and Technology Research grant program. This grant will support the LCO’s Digital Rights Project. This project addresses important legal questions regarding algorithmic and AI accountability, human rights, due process and access [...]
Today, the LCO, the Citizen Lab, the IHRP, and the Criminal Lawyers’ Association are hosting the first Canadian multidisciplinary forum on Automated Decision-Making in the Criminal Justice System. Learn more about this innovative and ground-breaking project on the LCO’s Digital Rights webpage.
LCO's Defamation Law in the Internet Age project has been mentioned in The Sydney Morning Herald. To read further click here.
The LCO's report on Joint and Several Liability Under the Ontario Business Corporations Act, February 2011 was mentioned in the article by TVO. To read further click here.
The Council of Canadian Academies has published three reports by the Expert Panel on Medical Assistance in Dying. The Law Commission of Ontario interim and final report for Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship have been cited. To read further click here.
The Law Commission of Ontario would like to congratulate Lorne Sossin on his appointment to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. To read further on Lorne's appointment click here.