Researching Legislative Intent short-listed for the 2020 Hugh Lawford Award!

The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) has announced that Researching Legislative Intent: A Practical Guide by Susan Barker and Erica Anderson has been short-listed for the 2020 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing! This award honours Hugh Lawford (1933-2009), Professor of Law at Queens’ University and founder of Quicklaw. It is awarded to a publisher that has …

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Our Response to COVID-19

The health and safety of our staff, customers, and colleagues are our top priorities during this period of uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19). We are closely monitoring the situation and are following best practices recommended by local and international authorities to minimize the risk of exposure, while ensuring that service to our customers remains uninterrupted. During this time, we remain committed to serving you: …

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Citation of The Law of Bailment

Robert Tanha‘s The Law of Bailment has recently been cited by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in King v. Mann, 2020 ONSC 108 (Decision date: January 7, 2020). Click here to read more about the case and click here to learn more about the book.

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Announcing the 2020 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Competition

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C., Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Class Action Review, and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce the seventeenth annual Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize competition. The prize of $10,000 is awarded to an outstanding student paper on Canadian class actions. The competition is open to all Canadian students enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or professional program. The …

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Anita Indira Anand elected as MP of Oakville, Ontario

Congratulations to Anita Indira Anand, author of Irwin Law’s forthcoming title The Canadian Investor: Change and Challenge in Canadian Capital Markets, for being elected as the MP for Oakville, Ontario! Anita Indira Anand is a professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and holds the J.R. Kimber Chair in Investor Protection and Corporate Governance. She served as Associate Dean (JD …

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Join us for the Death of a Butterfly book launch!

Join Delve Books and Irwin Law as we celebrate the publishing of our first Delve title, The Death of a Butterfly: Mental Health Court Diaries by Richard D. Schneider! Featuring our distinguished author, great conversation, and even better company. We look forward to seeing you there! Book launch begins at 6PM. Refreshments will be provided. This is a free event. …

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Introducing Delve Books!

Irwin Law is proud to announce the launch of Delve Books, a new trade imprint that will focus on providing insightful analysis into influential law cases that have shaped Canadian culture and society. Our books will be aimed at the general trade audience — readers who are interested in the impact of the law on their lives, but who may not necessarily have …

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2019 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2019 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Eliza Lynn Brown. Ms. Brown is a second-year law student at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. In 2015, she received a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from …

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Coughlan and Frazer Among the Most Influential Lawyers of 2019

Congratulations to Irwin Law authors Steve Coughlan and Mitch Frazer who have been named to Canadian Lawyer‘s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers list! Steve Coughlan (Criminal Procedure 3/e, Detention and Arrest 2/e, The Anatomy of Criminal Procedure) spearheaded the efforts of the entire criminal law academic community in advising the Department of Justice on changes that led to the passage of Bill …

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Suzanne Chiodo wins 2019 Peter Oliver Prize

Irwin Law wishes to congratulate Suzanne Chiodo for being selected by the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History as a recipient of the Peter Oliver Prize in Canadian Legal History for her book The Class Actions Controversy: The Origins and Development of the Ontario Class Proceedings Act (Irwin Law Inc, 2018). The Peter Oliver Prize in Canadian Legal History was established …

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Craig Forcese wins ASIL Certificate of Merit

Irwin Law wishes to congratulate Craig Forcese for being selected by the American Society of International Law (ASIL) as a recipient of the Certificate of Merit for a preeminent contribution to creative scholarship for his book Destroying the Caroline: The Frontier Raid that Reshaped the Right to War (Irwin Law Inc, 2018). In their report, the ASIL Committee wrote: “At …

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Announcing the 2019 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Competition

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C., Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Class Action Review, and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce the sixteenth annual Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize competition. The prize of $10,000 is awarded to an outstanding student paper on Canadian class actions. The competition is open to all Canadian students enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or professional program. The …

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2018 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Matt Malone. Mr Malone is a recent graduate from the BCL/LLB program at McGill University’s Faculty of Law. He holds an MA from the Hebrew University …

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Announcing the 2018 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Competition

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C., Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Class Action Review, and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce the fifteenth annual Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize competition. The prize of $10,000 is awarded to an outstanding student paper on Canadian class actions. The competition is open to all Canadian students enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or professional program. The …

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Announcing Canadian Legal Bookshelf

Irwin Law and Compass (formerly Maritime Law Book) are thrilled to introduce the Canadian Legal Bookshelf – a selection from the Essentials of Canadian Law series by Irwin Law now available on VLexCanada! What’s the Canadian Legal Bookshelf, you ask? A new way to research Canadian primary and secondary law in one place, featuring the topic-based research of the historic …

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2017 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Madeleine Brown. Ms. Brown received her JD from Osgoode Hall Law School in June 2017, where she received the Gurston Allen Prize in Conflict of Laws. …

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Lawyer’s Guide to the Forensic Sciences wins 2017 Walter Owen Book Prize

Irwin Law Inc. is extremely pleased to announce that the Walter Owen book prize has been awarded to The Lawyer’s Guide to the Forensic Sciences edited by Caitlin Pakosh! Pakosh will be joining the likes of our previous winners: Ed Ratushny (The Conduct of Public Inquiries, 2011), Ari Kaplan (Pension Law, 2009), and Edgar Gold, Aldo Chircop and Hugh Kindred …

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Authors weigh in on Omar Khadr debate

Omar Khadr’s case has commanded the July news headlines, and our Irwin Law authors have weighed in on the outcome. For your reading pleasure, we’ve listed some clippings featuring their commentary below: CBC.ca: What 3 legal minds say about the Omar Khadr settlement – featuring commentary from Lorne Sossin From Craig Forcese’s National Security Law Blog: A Once & Final Parsing of …

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David Kerzner speaks at tax summit

On July 6, David Kerzner, co-author of International Tax Evasion in the Global Information Age, addressed the annual HLB International Tax Summit on “Tax Evasion: Strategies for International Organizations in the New Age of Global Regulatory Compliance” in Toronto, whose members include accounting firms from 140 countries. According to Kerzner, financial organizations seeking to avoid scandals, especially in the new frontier …

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Law of Equitable Remedies and Intellectual Property Law cited by SCC

The Supreme Court of Canada has cited two Irwin Law books this past month in two cases where a judgement has been rendered: 1. Irwin Law’s The Law of Equitable Remedies by Jeffrey Berryman was cited in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., where Equustek Solutions brought action against a distributor for unlawful use and sale of its intellectual property through the Internet. …

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