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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Important Notice: New Ownership for Irwin Law

Dear Customers I am writing to update you on the status of Irwin Law. As you may be aware our parent company, Quicklaw, has entered into an agreement for the sale of Quicklaw to LexisNexis, a US-based subsidiary of the Anglo-Dutch conglomerate Reed Elsevier. Under Investment Canada rules respecting “cultural industries” foreign owners are expressly prohibited from acquiring a majority …

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Irwin Law to Publish Special Lectures of the Law Society of Upper Canada

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with the Law Society of Upper Canada to publish the Law Society’s Special Lectures beginning with the 2000 Special Lectures on Constitutional and Administrative Law and the 2002 Special Lectures on Real Estate. Both volumes will be available in October.

Irwin Law Receives CALL/ACBD Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

Victoria — Irwin Law received the CALL/ACBD Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing at the Awards Luncheon at the annual CALL/ACBD conference. This award is created to recognize and promote excellence in Canadian legal publishing. Law librarians are eminently qualified as a result of their professional training, experience, and responsibility, to assess the quality of Canadian legal publications in terms …

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Irwin Law Book Short-listed for the Donner Prize

Toronto, April 9, 2002 — Allan Gotlieb, Chairman of the Canadian Donner Foundation, has announced that The Supreme Court on Trial: Judicial Activism or Democratic Dialogue, by Kent Roach is one of seven books short-listed for the 2002 Donner Prize, the award for the best book on Canadian public policy. This is the second time an Irwin Law title has …

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Irwin Law Authors Awarded Law Society Medal

Toronto — The Law Society of Upper Canada has announced that Professors Julien Payne and John McCamus are among this year’s recipients of the Law Society Medal. Professor Payne is co-author of Canadian Family Law in a Nutshell, published last year by Irwin Law. Professor McCamus is the author of Contract Law in the Essentials of Canadian Law Series, which …

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Stephanie Perrin to Receive Privacy Award

Stephanie Perrin, co-author of The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act: An Annotated Guide (Irwin Law, 2001) has been named the recipient of the Privacy Advocate Award for 2001. The Privacy Advocate Award is given annually by the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Privacy Association for outstanding contribution to the advancement of privacy rights in Canada. Ms. Perrin …

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Remedies Author Appointed Vice-President at UVIC

Irwin Law Inc. congratulates Jamie Cassels on his appointment as Vice-President Academic and Provost at the University of Victoria. ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** May 16, 2001 LAW DEAN NAMED UVIC’S NEW VICE PRESIDENT ACADEMIC The University of Victoria has a new vice president academic and provost – Prof. Jamie Cassels, a member of the University of Victoria’s faculty of law since …

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Three Irwin Law Books Short-listed for Walter Owen Prize

Three Irwin Law books have been short-listed for the prestigious Walter Owen Book Prize, awarded every other year by the Foundation for Legal Research. Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility by Allan Hutchinson is published in the Essentials of Canadian Law Series. In a review of Hutchinson’s book in the University of Toronto Law Journal last year, Adam Dodek remarked that …

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