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Announcing False Security: The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-terrorism

After an autumn rife with terrorist attacks in the West, the Harper government responded with the radical Bill C-51, creating the “most far-reaching changes to Canadian security laws since 9/11.” Bill C-51 has been met with strong resistance from professionals and everyday Canadians alike, and Professors Forcese and Roach have been at the helm of the opposition. They have spent …

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2015 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 2015 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on class actions in Canada is Lauren Pearce. Lauren Pearce is a recent graduate of the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. While at law school, she worked in refugee and immigration …

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Announcing antiterrorlaw.ca

Irwin Law is proud to launch an exciting new project with authors Craig Forcese and Kent Roach. Canada’s Proposed Antiterrorism Act: An Assessment will be an ongoing archive of materials collected and prepared by Forcese and Roach in response to different aspects of Bill C-51. The project is ambitious in scope, seeking to crowdsource feedback, critiques, suggestions and observations from …

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Announcing the 2015 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 twelfth 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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2014 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 2014 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on class actions in Canada is Samantha Greer. Ms. Greer is a JD student at the University of Toronto. Last summer, she worked in Blake, Cassels & Graydon’s securities group and was …

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Canadian Forensic Psychiatry Review Course: registration now open

Irwin Law is proud to be a co-sponsor of the second annual Canadian Forensic Psychiatry Review Course, an intensive program designed to review core areas of criminal and civil forensic psychiatry, as well as assist forensic psychiatric trainees and practitioners in preparing for the Royal College Sub-Speciality designation in Forensic Psychiatry. This course will also help general psychiatrists and physicians …

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Recipient of the OCLA’s Conference Assistance Bursary Announced

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that Anne Sutherland from the Renfrew County Law Association in Pembroke has been awarded the 2004 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 …

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Announcing the 2014 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 eleventh 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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2013 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 2013 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Jacob Damstra. Mr. Damstra is an honours JD/MA (History) student in the second year of a joint degree program at the University of Western Ontario. His …

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2012 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 2012 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Anu Koshal. Mr. Koshal is an honours JD student at the University of Toronto. This past summer he worked in the litigation and business law groups …

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Now You Can Get Irwin Law Books on Your iPad!

The Irwin Law Reader Application powered by Nubook is available in the App Store for free download. Legal specialists who own an iPad can now enjoy a digital reading interface entirely dedicated to Irwin Law’s ebooks, offering many advanced features like refined searches and annotations, as well as a customizable library. Ebooks can simply be purchased on the Irwin Law …

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Announcing the 2012 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 ninth 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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EBook Reading Application: Irwin Law in partnership with Nubook

Toronto/Quebec, November 2, 2011 – Irwin Law, Canada’s youngest and most innovative law publisher, has signed an agreement with Nubook, the leading developer of eBook reading applications, to distribute its front- and back-lists on tablets. Before the end of the year, Irwin Law’s ebook catalogue will be available in a reading interface designed by the publisher for an optimal user …

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2011 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 2011 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Joshua Ginsberg. Mr. Ginsberg is graduating this month with a JD from the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. He will then be articling at the …

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Upcoming Conferences

Irwin Law will be exhibiting at the following conferences: May 14-17, 2011 Canadian Association of Law Libraries/Association Canadienne des Biliotheques de Droit Hyatt Regency Hotel, Calgary, Alberta May 28-31, 2011 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences/Congrès des sciences humaines University of New Brunswick, Fredericton June 3, 2011 Law Society of Upper Canada, 6th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference …

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Announcing the 2011 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 eighth 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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From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and Digital Agenda

Irwin Law is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda edited by Michael Geist with contributions from 20 of Canada’s leading copyright experts. As Canada embarks on a new round of copyright reform, this collection of essays provides context and analysis of the latest reform proposals.The book will …

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New Legal Research and Writing Website

In conjunction with the publication of the third edition of Ted Tjaden’s text, Legal Research and Writing, we are pleased to announce the launch of a companion website called: http://www.legalresearchandwriting.ca The site contains links to all of the major URLs listed in the book (and more) as well as providing basic information about legal research and writing. There are sections …

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2010 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are please to announce that the winner of the 2010 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Christie Kneteman. Ms. Kneteman recently received her J.D. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, where she focused her studies on environmental law …

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Irwin Law E-Library Now Available

Irwin Law Inc., in partnership with ebrary, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, is pleased to make information from our well-known selection of Law titles easier to find, use, and manage than ever! Irwin Law’s E-Library, using ebrary technology, allows you to access authoritative Irwin Law Inc. titles anytime, anywhere, as well as take advantage of powerful …

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Announcing the 2010 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 seventh 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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Important Update to The Law of Evidence, 5th edition

On 17 July 2009, in the decisions in R. v. Grant and R. v. Harrison, the Supreme Court of Canada conducted a large scale revision of its section 24(2) jurisprudence. The mode of analysis for judging disrepute for the purposes of the section 24(2) exclusion that had previously been in use, the “Collins/Stillman framework,” was reconsidered. R. v. Stillman’s “Two-box” …

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Announcing Irwin Law’s e-Library

Irwin Law is pleased to announce the launch of its new e-Library. We are excited to be able to offer our clients this dynamic and efficient digital content tool. Our e-Library service offers online subscription access to our entire digital library: 100 titles and counting! is an ideal research tool for sole-practitioner and small, medium, or large firm environments; allows …

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