On Christmas Day 2018, Diana McBey, Law’21, gave her parents Kathy (Frise) McBey, Law’80, and Rod McBey, Law’79, the most appropriate gifts: Queen’s Law sweatshirts.

Love of Queen’s Law and legal aid runs in the McBey family

For Diana McBey, Law’21, volunteering with Queen’s Legal Aid is an educational highlight with a personal connection: that’s how her parents Kathy and Rod met over 40 years ago. This Valentine’s Day, the McBeys not only share their story, but also their insights on how QLA has grown over the years, yet remains true to its core values.

Queen’s supports Indigenous reconciliation and entrepreneurship through sold-out conference

When Bridging Finance Inc. CEO David Sharpe, Law’95 (middle), played the Reconciliation on Bay Street film that kicked off the Queen's event to his Bay Street colleagues, it was also to a capacity crowd. "Many said they heard of residential schools, but wanted to know more. Leaders like Dean Bill Flanagan – who had said ‘I want to understand, and I want to promote Indigenous people coming to the law school and business school,’ – are making a real difference. We’re building momentum; it’s very grassroots, but it’s tangible.”
What can we do to ensure First Nations gain access to safe drinking water and wastewater systems? Check out “Ohné:kanos Right or Privilege?” on February 11 at 1:00 pm in the Queen’s Law building, room 001.

Experts to engage Queen’s Law on Indigenous right to water

What can we do to ensure First Nations gain access to safe drinking water and wastewater systems? Check out “Ohné:kanos Right or Privilege?” on February 11 at 1:00 pm in the Queen’s Law building, room 001.
Law’80 Careers in Business Law panelists Kent Thomson, Law’82, Erin Hoult and Paul Steep, Law’80, speak with students about the Future of Corporate Litigation. (Photo by Amir Heidari)

Future of corporate litigation projected by Queen’s Law experts

Kent Thomson, Law'82, Erin Hoult and Paul Steep, Law'80, discussed such topics as the impact of judicial resource availability on access to justice, the increasing use of ADR mechanisms, and the types of students best suited to careers in litigation.
Professor Lisa Kelly has been awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant for her project “Police Powers in Canada’s Schools” that will produce a critically important legal analysis of police powers at schools that include constitutional issues raised by searches, investigations, detentions, and arrests. (Photo by Andrew Van Overbeke)

Queen’s Law professor to conduct in-depth legal analysis of police powers in Canada’s public schools

Professor Lisa Kelly has been awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant to produce a critically important legal analysis of police powers at schools that include constitutional issues raised by searches, investigations, detentions, and arrests.
Queen’s LLM student Jo-Ellen Worden (NSc’13, MDEM’17), is conducting one of Canada’s first empirical studies examining systemic responses to domestic violence by law enforcement officers. She’s aiming to “contribute to the development and implementation of legislative reforms and local programs that assist victims of this very specialized type of violence.” (Photo by Garrett Elliott)

Queen’s LLM student’s research takes on police officers committing domestic violence

Jo-Ellen Worden (NSc’13), has a clear goal: “to contribute to the development and implementation of legislative reforms and local programs that assist victims of this very specialized type of violence.”