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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