May 29, 2023 - Osgoode Society Book Wins The Canadian Law and Society Association Prize
The Canadian Law and Society Association has chosen, as the best book published in 2022, Jim Phillips, Philip Girard, and R. Blake Brown, A History of Law in Canada Volume II: Law for the New Dominion, 1867-1914. This was one of our members’ books for 2022. Please join us in congratulating the authors.
May 8, 2023 - In Memoriam Horace Krever
The Honourable Horace Krever passed away on April 30. A graduate of the University of Toronto who then practiced law and taught at his alma mater, he was appointed a judge of the then Supreme Court of Ontario in 1975 and elevated to the Court of Appeal in 1986, where he served until retirement in… Read more »
January 26, 2023 - Osgoode Society Authors on The Champlain Society Podcast
In this podcast episode, Nicole O’Byrne speaks to Barry Wright about his book Canadian State Trials, Volume V: World War, Cold War, and Challenges to Sovereignty, 1939–1990, co-edited with Susan Binnie and Eric Tucker. The book was published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by the University of Toronto Press in 2022. https://champlainsociety.utpjournals.press/podcast/wty/national-security-measures-political-trials-canadian-state-trials-1939-1990-with-barry-wright… Read more »
December 20, 2022 - Chief Justice Tulloch
The Osgoode Society congratulates long-serving Board member Justice Michael Tulloch on his appointment as Chief Justice of Ontario. This is a much-deserved honour and we know that Michael will be a great leader of the Ontario judiciary.
October 18, 2022 - In Memoriam – David Flaherty
Professor Emeritus David Flaherty passed away on October 11, 2022, in Victoria. In the 1970s and 1980s David was a Professor of Law and History at what was then the University of Western Ontario. Although principally an Americanist, he was an ideal choice to organize and edit the Osgoode Society’s first major forays into serious… Read more »
August 29, 2022 - Osgoode Society 2021 Members book awarded Best Book in Canadian Studies and Indigenous History
The Osgoode Society members book for 2021, Daniel Rück, The Laws and the Land: The Settler Colonial Invasion of Kahnawà:ke in Nineteenth-Century Canada has recently been awarded two major prizes. It has been chosen as the co-winner of the Best Book in Indigenous History by the Canadian Historical Association. It has also been chosen as… Read more »
August 12, 2022 - Osgoode Society Awards for 2022
June, 2022 – OSGOODE SOCIETY AWARDS. The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History is very pleased announce the winners of its awards for 2022. Peter Oliver Prize. Named for the Society’s first and long-serving Editor-in-Chief, the Peter Oliver Prize is given for published work in Canadian legal history by a student. The 2022 winner is… Read more »
March 29, 2022 - Osgoode Society Author, Professor Philip Girard, awarded Mundell Medal
The Ontario government has awarded the 2021 David Walter Mundell Medal for excellence in legal writing to Philip Girard. Please join us in congratulating Professor Girard on this important achievement. https://news.ontario.ca/en/bulletin/1001881/excellence-in-legal-writing-celebrated-with-mundell-medal
November 15, 2021 - The Law Foundation of Ontario Announces Recipients of Catalyst Grant Funding
The Law Foundation of Ontario has selected 25 nonprofit organizations to participate in the second cycle of Catalyst, its highly competitive core funding program. Please see the official announcement here – https://lawfoundation.on.ca/news/19-7m-in-core-funding-to-support-leading-access-to-justice-organizations/. The Osgoode Society is very grateful for the continued support from The Law Foundation of Ontario.
November 8, 2021 - Osgoode Society 2019 Book Awarded Prize
Eric Reiter’s 2019 Osgoode Society book, titled Wounded Feelings: Litigating Emotions in Quebec, has been named as a co-winner of the monograph prize from the Fondation du Barreau du Québec. The official notice can be found here: https://www.fondationdubarreau.qc.ca/decouvrez-les-laureats-du-concours-juridique-2021-et-les-regles-de-ledition-2022/. This book was previously awarded the Canadian Historical Association’s prize for best book in Canadian history. Please join us in congratulating… Read more »