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 2018

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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

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Six Osgoode Alumni Recognized at This Year’s Law Society Awards Ceremony, Office of External Relations & Communications

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York U to Confer Honorary Degrees on 12 Remarkable Canadians at Spring Convocation, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Emily Finnie ’19, Shani Ocquaye ’17, Yadesha Satheaswaran ’19 and Lianna Yeung ’10 honoured with Women’s Law Association of Ontario (WLAO) Awards, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Neil Finkelstein of McCarthy Tétrault LLP Who Received an Honorary Degree June 20 from the Law Society of Upper Canada, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Professor & York Research Chair in International and Transnational Legal Studies Obiora Chinedu Okafor Named UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and International Solidarity, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Teaching Awards Given to Mary Jane Mossman, François Tanguay-Renaud, John No, Alison R. Manzer and P. Bradley Limpert, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Former Osgoode Dean, York U Provost & Ontario Deputy Attorney General Patrick J. Monahan '80 appointed to Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Congratulations to the 2017 Dean’s Alumni Gold Key Award Winners, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode appoints Paul Maharg as distinguished professor of practice, Office of External Relations & Communications

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American Society of Comparative Law Recognizes Osgoode Grad Student with Prestigious Award, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode PhD Candidate Earns Canada Graduate Scholarship to Honour Nelson Mandela, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Professor Signa Daum Shanks Wins Academic Prize, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode PhD Student Shortlisted to be a Judge in Colombia, Office of External Relations & Communications

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York University’s President Announces Interim Appointments, Office of External Relations & Communications

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York University’s Research Leaders’ Gala Recognizes High-Calibre, World-Leading Research, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Cindy Blackstock To Receive Honorary Degree At Spring Convocation, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode LLM Student Jake Okechukwu Effoduh To Deliver Keynote Address In May At The University of Oxford's Human Welfare Conference, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Performs Admirably at Oxford’s Price Moot Court Competition, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Announces 2017 Dean’s Gold Key Award Winners, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Second in Walsh Family Law Moot Held March 11 at Ontario Court of Appeal | Charlotté Calon Awarded Top Oralist | Mason Morningstar and Charlotté Calon Awarded Best Factum, Office of External Relations & Communications

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New Program Brings International Interns to Osgoode, Office of External Relations & Communications

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4th Place Factum and 4th Place Overall Team for Osgoode in Laskin Moot Held in Ottawa in Early March, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Investor Protection Clinic, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode PhD Candidate Sara Ross Awarded Austin Sarat Award From the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities (ASLCH) for Outstanding Research Paper by a Graduate Student, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Wins Allen & Overy Award at Oxford’s International Intellectual Property Moot, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Remembering the Service and Leadership of Canada’s Legal Professionals: Vimy Commemorative Coin Presentation, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Congratulations to Arnup Cup Winners (& third-year JD students) Bessmah Hamed and Rachel Devon, Office of External Relations & Communications

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York’s Hennick Centre for Business and Law Honours Accomplished Leader, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Giuseppina D’Agostino appointed to McMichael Canadian Art Collection Board, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode wins 2017 Julius Alexander Isaac Diversity Moot, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode Hall Law School announces Journalist in Residence program, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode’s Oxford IP Moot Team Visits the Supreme Court of Canada, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode takes Second Place in 2017 International Patent Drafting Competition, Office of External Relations & Communications

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The Late Professor Reuben Hasson Remembered in Singapore by Insurance Law Academics, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Law professors call for suspension of the Safe Third Country Agreement, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode’s Price Media Law Moot Court team earns invitation to international competition at Oxford in April, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Professor Aaron Dhir appointed Spring 2017 Justin D’Atri Visiting Professor of Law, Business and Society at Columbia Law School, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Announcement Of Appointment Of Interim Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Jagmeet Singh '05, Canada's Newest Political Star, Lifts His Party's Hopes, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Congratulations to thecourt.ca on winning the Clawbies 2016 Fodden Award for Best Canadian Law Blog, Office of External Relations & Communications

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Osgoode International Business Law student Geevith Rubakumar founded the startup ParDONE, which took first place in the Ryerson Legal Innovation Zone challenge, Office of External Relations & Communications