Libraries without Borders

Irwin Law is proud to be a sponsor of Libraries without Borders II, the fourth Northeast Regional Law Libraries Meeting to be held in Toronto from October 17-20, 2007. The conference will be hosted by the Toronto Association of Law Libraries (TALL). 600 law librarians from the north-eastern United States and eastern Canada are expected to attend. For more information …

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2007 Recipients of OCLA Conference Bursary Announced

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that Anne Sutherland from the Renfrew County Law Association and Ronn Cheney from the Grey County Law Association have been awarded the 2007 OCLA Conference Assistance Bursary. This bursary, which is co-sponsored by Irwin Law and the Ontario Courthouse Librarians’ Association (OCLA), enables members of the OCLA to attend the Canadian Association of Law …

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Announcing the 2007 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 fourth 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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Irwin Law launches Digital Editions of six Essentials titles

Irwin Law Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of our Digital Editions in partnership with VitalSource Technologies Inc. Digital Editions are permanent, portable versions of selected authoritative titles in our Essentials of Canadian Law Series. Beginning on 30 August 2006 customers will have the option of purchasing the following titles in this exciting new digital format: Administrative Law The …

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2006 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are very pleased to announce that this year’s winner of the Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Chris Dafoe. Chris Dafoe, a graduate of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, is currently clerking at the B.C. Supreme Court. His paper, …

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Recipient of the 2006 OCLA Conference Bursary Announced

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that Judith Giordano from the Brant County Law Association has been awarded the 2006 OCLA Conference Assistance Bursary. This bursary, which is co-sponsored by Irwin Law and the Ontario Courthouse Librarians’ Association (OCLA), enables a member of the OCLA to attend the Canadian Association of Law Libraries conference. Many members work in small libraries …

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Author David Tanovich on CPAC, CFRB, & CKLW

David Tanovich gave a lecture entitled “Cultural Competence and the Litigation of Racial Profiling Cases” at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. The lecture was broadcast on CPAC on March 9, 10, and 11. You can find a link to his lecture, as well as MP3 audio files of his interviews on radio stations CFRB in Toronto and CKLW …

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Irwin Law Moved on January 27th!

Irwin Law Inc. moved from Bay and Adelaide to make way for the upcoming Bay Adelaide Centre. Our new address is: Suite 206 14 Duncan Street Toronto, ON M5H 3G8 The closest major intersection is King and University. Phone and fax numbers remain the same: Tel: (416) 862-7690 Toll-free U.S. & Canada: 1-888-314-9014 Fax: (416) 862-9236 The address for book …

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In The Public Interest: The Future of Copyright Law in Canada

Irwin Law is pleased to announce publication of In The Public Interest: The Future of Copyright Law in Canada, edited by Michael Geist with contributions from 19 of Canada’s leading copyright experts. As Canada embarks on a new round of digital copyright reform, this collection of essays provides context and analysis of the latest reform proposals. The text may also …

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Expert Evidence in Criminal Law and Maritime Law share book award

Alan D. Gold, author of Expert Evidence in Criminal Law, and Edgar Gold, Aldo Chircop and Hugh Kindred, authors of Maritime Law, are this year’s winners of the Walter Owen Book Prize. The Honourable Mr. Justice Gilles Renault called Alan D. Gold’s book “comprehensive, coherent and compelling” and added, “Expert Evidence in Criminal Law: The Scientific Approach is without doubt, …

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2005 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are very pleased to announce that this year’s winner of the Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Shaun Finn. Shaun Finn is a student in the Faculty of Law at Laval University. His paper, “In A Class All Its Own: The Advent …

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Professor Edgar Gold Awarded Order of Australia

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours published on 13 June 2005, Professor Edgar Gold, CM, QC, of Brisbane, has been awarded the Order of Australia (AM) for “services to maritime law and protection of the environment as a policy developer and adviser, and through academic roles and involvement in international maritime organisations.” Professor Gold holds appointments as Adjunct Professor at the …

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Three Irwin Law Books on 2005 Short List for Walter Owen Prize

Expert Evidence in Criminal Law by Alan D. Gold, Maritime Law by Edgar Gold, Aldo Chircop and Hugh Kindred, and Theory of Class Actions by Craig Jones are on the short list for this year’s Walter Owen Book Prize. The English-language Walter Owen book prize is awarded every other year by the Foundation for Legal Research to the author(s) of …

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Recipients of the 2005 OCLA Conference Assistance Bursary Announced

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that Nina Nasedkin from the Sudbury Law Association, and Patricia Harris from the Muskoka Law Association have been awarded the 2005 OCLA Conference Assistance Bursary. This bursary, which is co-sponsored by Irwin Law and the Ontario Courthouse Librarians’ Association (OCLA), enables members of the OCLA to attend the Canadian Association of Law Libraries conference. …

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Book Launch – Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

The release of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos: The Best of the Advocates’ Society Journal 1982 – 2004 was fêted yesterday evening at historic Campbell House in Toronto. The book launch, hosted by the Advocates’ Society, was attended by many prominent lawyers and judges, including editors David Stockwood, Q.C. and David E. Spiro. 1055 Restaurant catered the event, which took place …

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Book release in honour of International Human Rights Day

International Human Rights Day is marked every year on 10 December to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. Human Rights Day 2004 is dedicated to human rights education in honour of the conclusion of the Decade on Human Rights Education (1995-2004). Irwin Law is proud to recognize Human …

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David Mullan Named City of Toronto Integrity Commissioner

Toronto City Council has announced the appointment of David Mullan as the city’s first Integrity Commissioner. Professor Mullan, who retired from the faculty of law at Queen’s University in January of this year, is a distinguished constitutional and administrative law scholar. He is the author of Administrative Law in Irwin Law’s Essentials of Canadian Law series and co-editor (with Allan …

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Professors Vern Krishna and Nathalie Des Rosiers Honoured by Law Society

Irwin Law takes great pleasure in congratulating Professor Vern Krishna, Q.C., FRSC, FCGA and Professor Nathalie Des Rosiers who have been awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) degrees by the Law Society of Upper Canada at Call to the Bar ceremonies in Toronto and Ottawa. Professor Krishna, a former treasurer of the Law Society, is the author of Income Tax …

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Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are very pleased to announce that the first winner of the Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is David Gourlay. David Gourlay is a third-year student in the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. His paper, “A Class Act Comes of …

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Ethics and Canadian Criminal Law awarded Walter Owen Book Prize

The Honourable Mr. Justice Michel Proulx and David Layton have received the Walter Owen Book Prize for their work Ethics and Canadian Criminal Law, published by Irwin Law. Daniel L. Mulligan called the book “a detailed and indispensable discussion of ethics” in his review published in Canadian Law Libraries. “Ethics and Canadian Criminal Law is well-written, wide-ranging, thought-provoking and useful. …

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David Paciocco Awarded Mundell Medal

Professor David M. Paciocco, author of The Law of Evidence (third edition, 2003) Getting Away with Murder (1999), and Jury Selection in Criminal Trials (1997) is the recipient of the 2002 David W. Mundell medal. The Mundell medal was presented to Professor Paciocco at the opening lunch of the annual Ontario Bar Association Winter Institute on March 20, 2003. The …

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OCLA Bursary Recipient Announced

Irwin Law Inc. is pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the Ontario Courthouse Librarians Association’s annual travel bursary is Gabrielle Evans of the Victoria Haliburton Law Association. The bursary, which is co-sponsored by Irwin Law and the Courthouse Librarians’ Association enables a member of the association to attend the Canadian Association of Law Libraries conference. The 2003 Canadian …

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Patrick J. Monahan Appointed Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School

Patrick J. Monahan, author of the best-selling text, Constitutional Law in Irwin Law’s Essentials of Canadian Law series, has been named Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. Professor Monahan’s appointment is effective June 1, 2003 when he will succeed the current dean, Peter Hogg. For more information please click here.

Announcing the Canadian Class Action Review

Irwin Law is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal, The Canadian Class Action Review to be published biannually under the distinguished editorship of Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. The Canadian Class Action Review is the only journal in Canada focused on publishing leading edge multi-disciplinary scholarship about class actions. The CCAR will also annually publish the ten best …

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