Professor Grégoire Webber, recently renewed as the Canada Research Chair in Public Law and Philosophy of Law, is continuing his work to enrich our understanding of the responsibilities of government, our responsibilities to each other, and our obligation to the law.

Canada research leader delves deeper into foundations of law and government

Professor Grégoire Webber, recently renewed as the Canada Research Chair in Public Law and Philosophy of Law, is continuing his work to enrich our understanding of the responsibilities of government, our responsibilities to each other, and our obligation to the law.

Professor Imseis and his UN colleagues release report on the ‘worst humanitarian crisis in the world’

The UN Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen has issued its latest report, “Yemen: A Pandemic of Impunity in a Tortured Land.” The Group reiterates the urgency for the parties to reach a comprehensive ceasefire and achieve a sustainable, just and inclusive peace, and reiterates its call for the U.K., France, Iran, the U.S., and Canada to stop transferring arms to the parties to the conflict.
From her home office in Oakville, Ontario, Colette Self, Law’21, helped advance the progressive housing policy of the Toronto-based Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation with support from a Lenczner Slaght Advocacy Internship.

Law’21 intern advocates for people’s rights to adequate housing

From her home office in Oakville, Ontario, Colette Self, Law’21, helped advance the progressive housing policy of the Toronto-based Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation with support from a Lenczner Slaght Advocacy Internship.

Former clinic student to head provincial law foundation

Lisa Cirillo, Law’96, who has worked with legal clinics and social justice organizations since her first year of law school, is the new CEO of the Law Foundation of Ontario. Now, she’ll have a different impact on access to justice as she oversees the granting of funds to support legal education, legal research, legal aid, and law libraries across the province.
In “Reopening Safely – Preventing Novel Coronavirus Transmission at Work,” a panel of experts will explore such topics as what information about infection risk employers should provide to workers; what legal and institutional supports does a healthy worker culture need in order to prevent COVID-19 transmission; and where and how regulators and policy-makers should focus initiatives to ensure compliance with measures to limit transmission of COVID-19.

Queen’s panel series to explore safe re-opening of workplaces

In “Reopening Safely – Preventing Novel Coronavirus Transmission at Work,” a panel of experts will explore such topics as what information about infection risk employers should provide to workers; what legal and institutional supports does a healthy worker culture need in order to prevent COVID-19 transmission; and where and how regulators and policy-makers should focus initiatives to ensure prevention of the spread of the novel coronavirus at work.
Working remotely from her Toronto home, Mahgol Taghivand, Law’22, spent the summer interning with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, conducting research on such issues as protecting the privacy rights of Canadians in light of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Law’22 student helps defend the rights and freedoms of Canadians

Mahgol Taghivand, Law’22, spent the summer interning with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, conducting research on such issues as protecting the privacy rights of Canadians in light of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic.