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.
The LCO is seeking ideas for new law reform projects! Read about our Call for Proposals here and submit your proposal to us by Friday, September 27th, 2019.
Reporter Amanda Jerome from The Lawyer's Daily, discusses our most recent event of May 15, AI For Lawyers: A Primer on Artificial Intelligence in Ontario's Legal System. To read the article click here.
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. [...]