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Queen’s Law hosts national conference to upgrade legal education

(June 22, 2018)

More than 150 professional legal educators from across the country met at Queen’s Law recently to engage in a broad conversation about new ways to re-imagine legal education. At “The Whole Lawyer 2.0” conference, 77 presenters – including 17 Queen’s Law community members – shared their research on topics ranging from ethics to technology as they looked at how to re-orient the framework of legal thinking towards a more modern and comprehensive perspective.

Legalizing and regulating marijuana

(June 7, 2018)

The legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Canada, expected to take place this year, is a game-changer for lawyers, businesses, citizens and governments. It will have significant implications in many different areas of law, raising challenging new questions and offering exciting opportunities to break new ground for members of the legal profession. Queen’s Law Reports invited the views of 11 professionals – 10 law alumni and a physician – who have already established their bona fides in the complex specialties attending the regulation, business, and health risks of what will be seen, historically, as a legal, political, and cultural revolution in Canada. 

First Sigurdson Professor in Corporate Law and Finance welcomed to Queen’s Law

(June 4, 2018)

Robert Yalden, one of Canada’s foremost corporate lawyers, made his debut as the Stephen Sigurdson Professor in Corporate Law and Finance at an alumni reception, talking about how this professorship will help to "reinforce the very strong foundation for business law that has already been built at Queen’s.”

Milestone achievements and fond memories shared at ‘Celebrate Queen’s Law’

(June 1, 2018)

Alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered for the school’s annual Toronto event, where they enjoyed good company, applauded the stellar results of a major fundraising campaign, met a new key figure in the business law program, cheered on an outstanding young alumnus, and reflected on the career of a criminal law giant.