The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is seeking a new member for its Board of Governors. The LCO is Ontario’s leading law reform agency. The LCO provides independent, balanced, and authoritative advice on complex and important legal issues. The LCO Board approves and oversees LCO projects/reports as well as the LCO policies, plans and budgets. [...]
Second LCO Webinar for Access to Justice Week 2023: Recommendations, innovations, and law reform to address the intimate partner violence epidemic.
On Monday, October 23, 2023, the LCO is hosting a free webinar about intimate partner violence to commemorate Access to Justice Week 2023. This webinar is titled “Recommendations, innovations, and law reform to address the intimate partner violence epidemic.” This session will consider reforms to Ontario's justice system to improve legal protections and services for [...]
On Monday, October 23, 2023, the LCO is hosting a free webinar about AI in the justice system to commemorate Access to Justice Week 2023. The webinar is titled “AI and A2J: Where are we? Where are we going?” This session will provide an overview of the use of AI in the justice system, update [...]
On Thursday June 22, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released its Consultation Paper on Consumer Protection in the Digital Marketplace. A copy of the paper is available here. This project considers how to improve consumer protections for digital terms of service (ToS) contracts. Hardly a day goes by that consumers in Ontario are not asked [...]
The LCO is pleased to announce its incoming cohort of Student Scholar Fellows for Summer 2023, beginning on May 15. Now in its fourth 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 [...]
On Tuesday, May 9th, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released a major new report on Indigenous health law: The Last Stages of Life for First Nation, Métis and Inuit Peoples: Preliminary Recommendations for Law Reform. The project is guided by recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The LCO sought respectful relations [...]