Post Tagged with: "law"

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Planned Ryerson Law School Would Bring Innovative Technology to Old Profession

Ryerson’s proposed new law school will lead the way with technology in the classroom, according to the university’s president, Mohamed Lachemi. “We think there’s a way that the legal education can go to the next level and meet the demands of community, of consumers and society in the 21st century,” said Lachemi. “And this is why we want to bring […]

by Danielle Lee· · News
Students at Osgoode Hall Law School. Ryerson's first intake of law students is planned for September 2018. (Five-two via Flickr)

Law school could soon be coming to Ryerson

Ryerson plans to launch a new law school by 2020, according to a letter of intent released this week. According to the letter, the program will be based on problem-solving and hands-on learning. It  will include a required professional placement. “Exposing law students to the perspectives of other professionals at an early stage will enable them to better integrate their […]

by Robert Mackenzie· · News
Jian Ghomeshi getting out of his car on Feb. 5, 2016 (Aidan Cox/Ryersonian Staff)

Ghomeshi trial raising questions about Canada’s judicial system

Experts say that there is no easy fix to what some are saying is a flawed judicial system, concerns that have come around due to the highly publicized Jian Ghomeshi trial.

by Kanwal Rafiq· · Jian Ghomeshi on Trial, News
In an exclusive Q-&-A, Jane Doe says she fears nothing has changed in the conversation about rape

In an exclusive Q-&-A, Jane Doe says she fears nothing has changed in the conversation about rape

Jane Doe, the woman who succesfully sued Tornonto police for their investigation of her sexual assault and whose name is still under court-protected publication ban, says nothing has changed in the conversation about rape. In the weeks since the Jian Ghomeshi news broke, she says the public has heard too much from lawyers and the media, and not enough from community experts […]

by Ramna Shahzad· · Media, News, Top stories
Pictured from left to right: Kate Culver, David Reynolds and Rahul Sharma, lawyers from Miller Thomson. (Courtesy Ryerson online)

Ryerson’s Law Research Centre offers free legal advice

The Ryerson Law Research Centre has been providing students with free legal advice for four years, but now its monthly events are gaining traction. Organized by student volunteers, the centre holds a free legal clinic once a month for students to attend. “It takes some time to increase awareness, said Pnina Alon-Shenker, who works with the Law Research Centre. “There […]

by Arti Panday· · News, On Campus, Top stories
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 9

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 9

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Mayor Ford stripped of some of his powers at rowdy council meeting Trudeaumania at Ryerson residence cafeteria […]