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After the Pandemic: Karen Eltis speaks about digitalizing our courts

Karen Eltis, author of Courts, Litigants, and the Digital Age 2/e, talks about the pressing need to modernize our courts system, the risks that come with it, and the precautions we should be taking. Click here to listen to the full interview.

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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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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David Vaver and Kent Roach invested into the Order of Canada

Our sincere congratulations to David Vaver and Kent Roach, who were both invested into the Order of Canada today. From the Governor General of Canada Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony press release: “Kent Roach has made outstanding contributions to protecting our civil liberties. A long-time professor at the University of Toronto, he is also a skilled litigator who has participated …

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Honourable David M. Paciocco appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal for Ontario

Irwin Law would like to congratulate the Honourable David M. Paciocco, co-author of The Law of Evidence 7/e and Jury Selection in Criminal Trials: Skills, Science, and the Law and author of Getting Away With Murder: The Canadian Criminal Justice System upon his elevation to the Court of Appeal for Ontario. “The Honourable David M. Paciocco, a judge of the …

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Ron C.C. Cuming awarded Distinguished Professor title

Irwin Law wishes to extend its congratulations to Ron C.C. Cuming, co-author of Personal Property Security Law 2/e, for achieving the title of Distinguished Professor by the University of Saskatchewan. The University of Saskatchewan states, “The title was awarded based on Professor Cuming’s many research accomplishments, and outstanding contributions to the University of Saskatchewan, particularly his work in the area …

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David Vaver awarded Order of Canada

Congratulations to David Vaver, author of Copyright Law and Intellectual Property Law 2/e: Copyright, Patents, Trade-Marks and co-editor of Competition Policy and Intellectual Property, on his appointment to the Order of Canada! York University celebrates Vaver’s appointment in the announcement below: “David Vaver was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada for his leadership in intellectual property law as …

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Two awards for Craig Forcese and Kent Roach

We are thrilled to announce that False Security authors Craig Forcese and Kent Roach have been recognized with two prestigious awards in the past week! Forcese and Roach are the 2016 recipients of the BC Civil Liberties Association’s Reg Robson Award, which honours a community member who has demonstrated a substantial and long-lasting contribution to the cause of civil liberties …

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Richard Schneider and Hy Bloom receive Bruno Cormier Award

Congratulations to the Honorable Richard D. Schneider and Dr Hy Bloom, co-editors of Law and Mental Disorder: A Comprehensive and Practical Approach (2013), who have been awarded the Bruno Cormier Award by the Canadian Academy of Psychiatry and the Law for their significant contributions to forensic psychiatry in Canada. The award was presented at CAPL’s annual conference in Vancouver earlier …

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Kent Roach appointed to Order of Canada

Irwin Law wishes to congratulate author Kent Roach for his appointment to the Order of Canada. The Order of Canada was established in 1967 to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Kent Roach has been named Member of the Order of Canada for “his steadfast defence of the rights of Canadians, both as a …

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Law Society Presents Honorary Doctorate to Women’s Advocate, Law Professor Elizabeth Sheehy

Ottawa (July 13, 2005)– Women accounted for 66 per cent of lawyers called to the Ontario bar today by the Law Society of Upper Canada, at a ceremony in which an honorary doctorate was presented to well-known women’s advocate Professor Elizabeth Sheehy, of the University of Ottawa. Each year the Law Society confers honorary degrees upon select members of the …

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Professor Kent Roach Awarded the David Walter Mundell Medal

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that Professor Kent Roach has been awarded the the 2011 David Walter Mundell Medal. The Mundell Medal honours those who have made a distinguished contribution to law and letters. It celebrates great legal writing and recognizes that the artful use of language in the right style has the power to give life to ideas. …

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John Eaton named 2012 Marta Lange/CQ Press Award winner

John Eaton, co-author of Irwin Law’s Essential Sources of Canadian Law/Les références essentielles en droit canadien was recently awarded the 2012 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Law and Political Science Section (LPSS) Marta Lange/CQ Press Award which honours an academic or law librarian who has made distinguished contributions to bibliography and information service in law or political science. …

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Patrick Monahan Appointed Vice-President Academic at York University

Patrick J. Monahan, author of the best-selling text, Constitutional Law in Irwin Law’s Essentials of Canadian Law series,has been appointed Vice-President Academic and Provost of York University effective July 1, 2009. He is currently Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School at York. For more information please click here.

Hon. Justice Robert Sharpe Awarded Mundell Medal

Mr. Justice Robert Sharpe, coauthor of The Charter of Rights and Freedoms in Irwin Law’s Essentials of Canadian Law series has been awarded the David W. Mundell Medal for distinguished contribution to the law in legal writing. The award is named after the late David W. Mundell, a leading constitutional lawyer and the first director of the Ministry of the …

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Patrick Monahan awarded Mundell Medal

Patrick Monahan, Dean of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School and author of Constitutional Law in the Irwin Law Essentials of Canadian Law series, has been awarded the David W. Mundell Medal for distinguished contribution to the law in legal writing. The award is named after the late David W. Mundell, a leading constitutional lawyer and the first director of …

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Richard Schneider receives Justice Award

Mr. Justice Richard Schneider of the Ontario Court of Justice has been awarded the 2007 Justice Award by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ). The Justice Award is awarded every second year as a mark of distinction and exceptional achievement to a person who, in the opinion of a panel of independent judges, has shown distinctive leadership …

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Irwin Law Authors in the News

Robert Martin, Professor Emeritus at the University of Western Ontario and author of Media Law, 2e in the Essentials of Canadian Law series has been elected an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. John McCamus, Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School and author of The Law of Contracts in the Essentials of Canadian Law series has been appointed …

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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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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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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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