On June 18 Executive Director, Nye Thomas and Counsel, Ryan Fritsch addressed the International Legal Aid Group in Ottawa on the topic of AI, Access to Justice and Legal Aid.To read the report please click here.
Read the latest article from The Lawyer’s Daily which discusses our Defamation Project. To read the article click here.
Read the latest article from Law Times which mentions our most recent event on May 15'19. Click here to read article.
The Globe And Mail: Canada lacks laws to tackle major problems posed by artificial intelligence, experts warn
Read the latest article from Globe & Mail on artificial intelligence which mentions LCO's March 2019 event. Click here to read the article.
LCO Executive Director, Nye Thomas, recently wrote a guest blog post for Slaw.ca about the LCO's digital rights project and upcoming conference on AI.
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 [...]