17 Search Results for: Legal Academic


  • Connecting the Dots: The Life of an Academic Lawyer

    By Professor Harry Arthurs. Professor Harry Arthurs has been a centrally important figure in Canadian legal education for more than fifty years. He came to national prominence as a legal scholar and educator with his seminal writing in the 1960s and 1970s on labour law. In the 1970s he was Dean of Osgoode Hall Law… Read more »

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  • Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume VIII: In Honour of R.C.B. Risk

    edited by G. Blaine Baker & Jim Phillips. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1999. Collections of essays are usually organised around a particular theme. This book, which represents Canadian legal historians’ tribute to Professor Dick Risk, is, at first glance, something of an exception to that practice. The essays here cover subjects which range… Read more »

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  • My Life in Crime and other Academic Adventures

    by Martin Friedland, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 2007. Professor Martin Friedland has been involved in many areas of legal research and law reform in his career, and the Osgoode Society is very pleased to be able to publish his account of that involvement, especially as… Read more »

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  • June 6, 2019 - The Osgoode Society Awards Announced

    The Osgoode Society Awards honour emerging and established scholars, promote Canadian legal history   Toronto — The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History is honouring four scholars at a special ceremony on June 19, in recognition of the recent contributions they have made to furthering Canadians’ understanding of the country’s legal history. At the Osgoode… Read more »

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  • Barry Wright

    Barry Wright is a professor in the Department of Law at Carleton University. His teaching interests are the history of criminal law and its administration, comparative colonial legal history, constitutional law and legal, social and political theory. Since joining Carleton in 1986, he has been a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies… Read more »

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  • R.C.B. Risk

    Richard Risk is a former Professor of Law at the University of Toronto. He joined the Faculty in 1962, and consistently taught at least one course a year on legal history from 1964 on. Originally, Professor Risk’s legal scholarship focused principally on real estate law, while in later years he became one of the country’s… Read more »

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  • Peter Oliver

    Professor Oliver was a Professor of History at York University for over 40 years, beginning as a full time lecturer in 1965. His work focused mainly on the political and legal history of Ontario in the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as correctional history and penology. He was noted for his work on a… Read more »

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  • Lori Chambers

    Lori Chambers is a professor in the department of Women’s Studies at Lakehead University and is the current Undergraduate Chair of the department as well as a member of the Senate. She teaches in the areas of feminist theory, queer studies and women’s legal history and contemporary legal issues. Professor Chambers research focuses on adoption,… Read more »

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    November 7, 2019 ANNUAL BOOK LAUNCH Join us for the Osgoode Society’s Annual Book Launch on November 7 from 5:00 to 7:30 in Convocation Hall at Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West. We are celebrating the publication of two fine works of legal history: Connecting the Dots: The Life of an Academic Lawyer by Harry… Read more »

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  • Shelley Gavigan

    Shelley A.M. Gavigan, BA (Saskatchewan), LLB (Saskatchewan), MA (Toronto), LLM (Osgoode Hall Law School), SJD (University of Toronto). Shelley Gavigan is Professor Emerita and Senior Scholar at Osgoode Hall Law School, having retired as Professor of Law from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in January 2017. She is a retired member of the Law… Read more »