This is an archive of announcements about faculty and student activities at Osgoode Hall Law School beginning at 2014. To view current news about Osgoode please visit the Osgoode Newsroom.

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Submissions from 2019

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OsgoodePD Voted One of the Top Training and Development Providers in Labour Relations in 2019 Canadian Lawyer InHouse Readers’ Choice Awards, Canadian Lawyer

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Osgoode Team Wins Americas Round of Price International Media Law Moot, yFile

Submissions from 2018

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Former Dean (2010–18) Lorne Sossin ’92 Appointed a Judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Toronto, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Local Student Honoured by Governor General, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professors Benjamin Berger and Joan Gilmour Contribute Their Time and Expertise to the Expert Panel of the Council of Canadian Academies on Medical Assistance in Dying, Office of External Relations & Communications

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The Honourable James Stribopoulos ’94 (Former Osgoode Professor) and Susanne Boucher ’96, ’02 (LLM) Appointed to Superior Court of Justice in Brampton and Toronto, Respectively, Government of Canada

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Professor Emeritus Kent McNeil Named Honorary Member of the Indigenous Bar Association, Indigenous Bar Association

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JD Student Alana Robert Is Modern Métis Woman’s 2018 Scholarship Recipient, Modern Métis Woman

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JD Student Darren Joblonkay Receives the Canadian Tax Foundation’s 2017–18 Student Paper Prize for Ontario, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Emeritus Neil Brooks Receives Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF) Lifetime Contribution Award, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Dean (Interim) Mary Condon and Osgoode Grads Norie Campbell ’95, ’03 (LLM), Valerie C. Mann ’91 and Grace Palombo ’93 Receive Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Awards for 2018, WXN

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IP Osgoode Researchers – Professor Pina D’Agostino, Aviv Gaon and Ian Stedman – Join York University’s Artificial Intelligence and Society Task Force, yFile

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A Short Video Captures the Outstanding Work of 2018 Bryden Alumni Award Winner Pernille Ironside ’99, YorkU Alumni

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Dame Moya Greene ‘78, CEO of the UK’s Royal Mail, receives honorary degree at York’s Fall Convocation, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Jay S. Hennick to receive the 2019 International Horatio Alger Award, Office of External Relations & Communications

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JD student Jeff Adams – a six-time Paralympian and six-time World Champion wheelchair racer – inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Law in Action Within Schools receives $150K Catalyst grant from the Law Foundation of Ontario, Office of External Relations & Communications

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OsgoodePD hosts IFLP Wave One Launch, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Janet Walker presented with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Canada) Distinguished Service Award, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Rob Wildeboer LLB/MBA ’85 awarded Hennick Medal for Career Achievement, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Associate Dean (Academic) Trevor Farrow is principal investigator on international research project that will assess the costs, benefits and opportunities for increasing access to community-based justice services, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Collared, a visual legal advocacy project supported by the Fund for Innovation in Law and Media (FILM) at Osgoode, in partnership with the Hennick Centre, premieres to much acclaim, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Deborah McGregor, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice, co-edits new book, Indigenous Research: Theories, Practices and Relationships, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Harry Glasbeek Book Launch, Oct. 16, 7 to 9 p.m., Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode PhD candidate Jake Okechukwu Effoduh becomes Climate Reality Leader, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor David Vaver elected to the Royal Society of Canada, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Schulich School of Business Professor Peter Macdonald appointed new co-director of the Hennick Centre for Business and Law, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Congratulations to Osgoode alumni Esi Codjoe LLM ’12, Brian Greenspan LLB ’71, Naiomi Metallic LLM ’16 and Rachel Notley LLB ’90 who are among “Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential” of 2018, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Eleonora Dimitrova appointed Director of the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) Program, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Lawyers/filmmakers Garrick Apollon (centre) and Étienne Trépanier (right) interview Joseph Groia for “Collared” documentary – a visual legal advocacy project supported by the Fund for Innovation in Law and Media (FILM) at Osgoode in partnership with the Hennick Centre for Business and Law, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Nathanson Centre welcomes Iranian scholar Sadeq Bigdeli as Visiting Research Fellow, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode PhD candidate teams up with Sick Kids to explore AI in health outcomes, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Pernille Ironside ’99, an international civil servant with the United Nations, and Jamil Jivaniis, former Osgoode visiting professor, are among the recipients of York’s 2018 Bryden Alumni Awards, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Estair Van Wagner receives IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 2018 Environmental Law Education Award (Emerging Faculty) in recognition of her important contributions to the field of environmental law education, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode mourns the passing of Sergio Marchionne LLB ’83, chairman of CNH Industrial, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, chairman & CEO of FCA US LLC, chairman & CEO of Ferrari, and chairman of Maserati. In 2015, he was at the Law School to receive the Hennick Medal for Career Achievement and deliver the Vico Lecture., Office of External Relations & Communications

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The Winkler Institute at Osgoode recently completed their three-year Justice Innovation and Access to Justice Program, a project supported by York University’s Academic Innovation Fund. Read their just-released final report., Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Lisa Philipps appointed as York University Provost and Vice-President Academic, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Announcing Osgoode’s 2018-19 Artist in Residence, Anique Jordan, and FILM Fellows, Allie Caldwell and Jalana Lewis, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Five Osgoode students to participate in Institute for the Future of Law Practice, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode welcomes Benoit Mayer, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong, as a Visiting Scholar from May 8 to June 8, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Prof. Cynthia Williams, Osler Chair in Business Law at Osgoode, at Oxford’s Said School of Business May 11 With Authors Who Contributed Chapters to Oxford University Press Handbook on Corporate Law and Governance, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Announcing our 2018-19 Catalyst Fellow, Joanna Vieira Noronha, and McMurtry Visiting Clinical Fellow, Jonathan Rosenthal, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Congratulations to Osgoode’s Price International Media Law Moot team on making it to the quarter-finals, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Dean Lorne Sossin is pictured with four students from Universidad de Concepción, Chile who were at Osgoode as part of a winter student exchange program, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Four new full-time faculty to join Osgoode on July 1. The Law School welcomes, from left, Fay Faraday, Adam Parachin, Adrian A. Smith and Emily Kidd White, Office of External Relations & Communications

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In his last blog post as Dean of Osgoode, Lorne Sossin expresses his “Gratitude!” to the members of the Osgoode/York community, Office of External Relations & Communications

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IP Osgoode Founder & Director Giuseppina D’Agostino and PhD candidates Aviv Gaon and Ian Stedman were awarded a grant of $25,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for their conference, “Bracing for Impact – The Artificial Intelligence Challenge: A Road Map for AI Governance in Canada,” which was held in January, Office of External Relations & Communications

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IP Osgoode Innovation Clinic proud to see its client, the Indigenous Friends Association, deploy the Indigenous Friends App to universities and colleges in southern Ontario, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Law Commission of Ontario to host one-day conference on May 3 examining “Defamation Law in the Internet Age: Where Do We Go From Here?” Registration is now open, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic receives $80,000 court-directed award, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode team of Alexander DeParde and Karolina Iron wins Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Cup, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode welcomes Visiting Researcher Ijeamaka Anika this month, an LLM candidate at UBC’s Allard School of Law (on study leave from her faculty position at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka), Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Dayna Scott appointed Tier II York Research Chair in Environmental Law and Justice in the Green Economy, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Giuseppina D’Agostino, Founder and Director of IP Osgoode, chosen as one of the seven citizen members to serve on the Mayor of Vaughan’s Smart City Advisory Task Force, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Mary Condon to serve as Dean (Interim) of Osgoode from May 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 while search is underway for Dean, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professors Jamie Cameron and Philip Girard each receive SSHRC Connection grants for conferences, Office of External Relations & Communications

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UN human rights expert (Professor) Obiora C. Okafor to assess Sweden’s international solidarity and development agenda, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Visiting Professor Jamil Jivani, author of a new book – Why Young Men: Rage, Race and the Crisis of Identity – pens an essay about “fighting cancer and finding my voice”, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Welcome to Sohail Wahedi, a PhD candidate in law and religion at Erasmus School of Law, who joins Osgoode as a Visiting Researcher for the month of April, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Edward J. Waitzer, Jarislowsky Dimma Mooney Chair in Corporate Governance at Osgoode and Schulich, to receive Corporate Knights Award of Distinction June 7, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Osgoode Dean Lorne Sossin announce that they will bring together leaders to create a plan for moving beyond the Indian Act, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Professional Development opens new office on ground floor of Osgoode Hall Law School, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode team of Karen Mann and Adam Voorberg wins 2018 Canadian National Negotiation Competition, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode team of William Onyeaju and Cole Bricker wins Canadian National Debate Championships, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode team wins 2018 Cassels Brock Cup (a.k.a. Baby Gale), Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode wins 2018 Walsh Family Law Moot, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Faisal Bhabha gives keynote address at Iceland’s Gender Equality Forum in Reykjavik, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Think tank, Project Fact(A), brings together legal scholars to examine Gerald Stanley trial in shooting death of Colten Boushie, Office of External Relations & Communications

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View a video interview with 2018 Dean for a Day contest winner Neda Foroughian, Office of External Relations & Communications

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2018 Arnup Cup winners Julia Cecchetto and Nicholas Hay, Office of External Relations & Communications

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JD students Shakir Rahim and Maya Bretgoltz named Third Place Team in 2018 Gale Cup Moot; Shakir Rahim receives Dickson Medal for Exceptional Oralist Performance, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode PhD candidate Sara Ross awarded a Killam Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship from the University of British Columbia, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode team of Anna Morrish and Andrea McPhedran place third overall in Canadian Client Consultation Competition, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Emeritus Brian Slattery is a finalist in the CANSCAIP 2017 Writing for Children Competition for his book, "I am the Notorious Ninja Thief", Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Jamie Cameron appointed to the Nunavut Review Board and re-appointed to the Ontario Review Board, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Mary Condon appointed to the Board of Directors of the Capital Markets Authority Implementation Organization (CMAIO), Office of External Relations & Communications

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Nathanson Centre visiting postdoctoral fellow Rhonda Ferguson publishes new book, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode mooters shine in 2018 Julius Alexander Isaac Diversity Moot, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode scholars, students and alumni help lay the ground for the new federal Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode's Investor Protection Clinic to have the honour of opening the Toronto Stock Exchange on Wednesday, February 7 at 9:30 am, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Poonam Puri appointed a Commissioner of the Ontario Securities Commission for a two-year term, Office of External Relations & Communications

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The 2018 Dean for a Day contest launches with an invitation to Osgoode students to answer a crucial and timely question: What should Osgoode look like in 2025?, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Twenty-three exceptional honourees appointed to the Order of Ontario including Sandra Chapnik '76, Michael Geist '92 and Elizabeth Sheehy '81, Office of External Relations & Communications

Submissions from 2017

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Benjamin Berger, Emma Cunliffe and James Stribopoulos are the editors of a new book honouring the legal and ethical contributions of the Honourable Marc Rosenberg, Office of External Relations & Communications

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IP Osgoode and Windsor Law present the launch on Jan. 19 of Osgoode PhD graduate Pascale Chapdelaine's new book, "Copyright User Rights: Contracts and the Erosion of Property", Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Professional Development receives Marketing Award from UPCEA, the leading association for professional, continuing, and online education, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Carys Craig, (then) Associate Dean, Research & Institutional Relations, receives Award for Outstanding Service from the Institute of International Education, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Congratulations to Osgoode staff member Elisa Felleti Cevallos (left) on receiving the 2017 Louella Sturdy Leadership Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the Law School, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Alumni Association Board member Paul Boniferro '91 appointed Deputy Attorney General of Ontario, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Professor Lisa Philipps, York University Interim Vice-President Academic & Provost, receives "Top 100 Most Powerful Women" award from the Women's Executive Network, Office of External Relations & Communications

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The Canadian Tax Foundation presents its most prestigious award - the Lifetime Contribution Award - to Professor Jinyan Li, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Visiting Professor Ronda Bessner co-authors book with Susan Lightstone entitled "Public Inquiries in Canada: Law and Practice", Office of External Relations & Communications

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Adjunct Professor Faisal Kutty Awarded A Muslim Awards Of Excellence (MAX) Platinum Award, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Adjunct Professor Jonathan Rosenthal ’87 Inducted As A Fellow Of The American College Of Trial Lawyers, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Alumnus Rudy Bratty '57 Receives Honorary Doctor of Laws degree at Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Convocation on Oct. 18, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Alumni Appointed As Trudeau Foundation Scholars, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Obiora Okafor Makes Inaugural Address To UN General Assembly As Independent Expert On Human Rights And International Solidarity; Urges Adoption Of Draft Declaration On Right To International Solidarity, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Devotes Resources To Support Student-Led Community Partnerships, Office of External Relations & Communications

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The Honourable Michael Tulloch '89, Julia Shin Doi '92 (LLM '07), Patricia Olasker '77, Professor Poonam Puri and OsgoodePD Program Faculty Sharon Vogel Among Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential 2017, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Canadian Lawyer Top 25 Most Influential 2017: Osgoode Alumni Have Been Nominated in Every Category, Office of External Relations & Communications