October 26, 2021 - 2020-21 OHS Joseph Brant Award Winner: Heidi Bohaker, Doodem and Council Fire
Please join us in congratulating Heidi Bohaker on winning the 2020-21 Joseph Brant Award for her book, Doodem and Council Fire: Anishinaabe Governance Through Alliance, published by University of Toronto Press (2020). Doodem and Council Fire deals with the world of the Anishinaabe people and the importance of doodem to Anishinaabe identity. Published for the Osgoode Society for… Read more »
September 14, 2021 - Osgoode Society Authors have been Elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada
The Osgoode Society is delighted to announce that our Associate Editor-in-Chief and five-time Osgoode Society author, Professor Philip Girard, and Professor Lori Chambers, another of our authors (three times) have both been elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada. Philip Girard’s prize-winning work on the history of law in Canada has shaped the field… Read more »
June 21, 2021 - Osgoode Society Director The Hon. Mahmud Jamal appointed to The Supreme Court of Canada
Osgoode Society Director Mahmud Jamal appointed to Supreme Court of Canada. Along with the rest of the legal community, the Society congratulates one of our Directors, the Hon. Mahmud Jamal, on his appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. We anticipate judgments that refer often to the importance of legal history!
June 15, 2021 - Osgoode Society Book Awarded Best Book in Political History
The Osgoode Society is thrilled to announce that Doodem and Council Fire: Anishinaabe Governance through Alliance, by Professor Heidi Bohaker, has been awarded the Canadian Historical Association’s Prize for Best Book in Political History Prize. Congratulations to Professor Bohaker.
May 17, 2021 - Philip Girard interviewed on Podcast
In this podcast, Greg Marchildon interviews Osgoode Society Associate Editor Philip Girard regarding A History of Law in Canada, Volume 1: Beginnings to 1866, published by the University of Toronto Press in 2018, of which he is the co-author along with Jim Phillips and Blake Brown. Girard explains the ways in which Canadian legal culture… Read more »
May 6, 2021 - Osgoode Society Book has been shortlisted for the John W. Dafoe Book Prize 2021
Please join us in congratulating Osgoode Society author Professor Heidi Bohaker on her book, Doodem and Council Fire: Anishinaabe Governance through Alliance, being shortlisted for the John W. Dafoe Book Prize for 2021.
April 16, 2021 - Osgoode Society Book Shortlisted for Canadian Historical Association Prize
Our 2020 title Doodem and Council Fire: Anishinaabe Governance through Alliance, by Professor Heidi Bohaker, has been shortlisted for The Canadian Historical Association Prize. The prize is given to the non-fiction work of Canadian history judged to have made the most significant contribution to an understanding of the Canadian past. For more details visit –… Read more »
February 17, 2021 - Osgoode Society Director, Linda Silver Dranoff, Appointed to the Order of Ontario
Please join us in congratulating Linda Silver Dranoff on being appointed to the Order of Ontario for 2019. For the complete list of appointees, and more information on this honour, please visit https://news.ontario.ca/en/backgrounder/59858/the-2019-appointees-to-the-order-of-ontario. Linda Silver Dranoff — Toronto A lawyer, writer and social justice activist, Linda Silver Dranoff has devoted her career to transforming family law,… Read more »
December 1, 2020 - Osgoode Society Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jim Phillips, has been inducted into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.
Osgoode Society Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jim Phillips, has been inducted into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. The Bertha Wilson Honour Society was created in 2012 to recognize “extraordinary alumni and showcase their geographic reach and contributions to law and society.” This year, Jim is among a handful… Read more »
June 22, 2020 - The Osgoode Society Announces Awards for 2020
OSGOODE SOCIETY AWARDS. The Osgoode Society is very pleased to announce the 2020 winners of two of its awards. 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 2020 winner is Jacqueline Briggs, a Ph.D. student… Read more »