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Archive for September, 2011

Are Law Schools Selling out? Or are Donors Buying in? 2

Posted on September 18, 2011 by Lorne Sossin

As a Law School fortunate enough to have a newly renovated law school building, this is a time of celebration, optimism and enthusiasm at Osgoode. But in the midst of enjoying state-of-the-art learning facilities and fabulous student spaces, a new issue has emerged – signs have begun appearing (with more to come) naming the various spaces in the Law School for the individuals, law firms and organizations whose donations – along with significant government and University funding – made the building possible. Does seeking out and recognizing the donors to the Building Osgoode campaign enhance or diminish the Law School? Read the rest of this entry →

Five New Developments Which May Reshape Canadian Legal Education in 2011-2012 2

Posted on September 06, 2011 by awassermuhl

As the new academic year begins at Osgoode Hall Law School, and elsewhere, it is a good time to make predictions.  Below, I set out five developments which, in my view, have the potential individually and cumulatively, to reshape Canadian legal education in the coming year. Read the rest of this entry →

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