By and For the People

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Lorne Sossin is the Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. A law clerk to former chief justice Antonio Lamer of the Supreme Court of Canada and a former associate in law at Columbia Law School, he was also a litigation lawyer with Borden & Elliot (now Borden Ladner Gervais LLP).

Dean Sossin shares his perspective on the nature, direction and potential impact of legal innovation in Canada.

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Globe & Mail


The current article is the extended version of an earlier version published on 29 November 2016, which can be accessed here.