— Published on Jan 18th, 2017
Congratulations to Professor Bill Bogart on his appointment to the Panel on Research Ethics for a three year term. This is the federal body that advises on research ethics issues regarding NSERC, CIHR, and the SSHRC. The appointment is made jointly by the three Presidents of these funding agencies.
— Published on Jan 16th, 2017
— Published on Jan 13th, 2017
Professor Bill Bogart's book, Off The Street: Legalizing Drugs (Dundurn), has now been published in the US. Bill and his book are being represented in America by Dalyn Mill Public Relations (Chicago).
Since mid-November Bill has given more than 75 interviews on both sides of the border. Here's his interview with NPR (Wisconsin).
— Published on Jan 8th, 2017
Congratulations to Professor Julie Macfarlane on winning a 2016 Clawbie for the National Self Represented Litigant Project blog in the new Change and Advocacy category. This is the second Clawbie for the NSRLP. They first won in 2015 in the Non Lawyer Audience category.
— Published on Jan 3rd, 2017
Professor Aoun calls for an overhaul of regulation of patent-agent profession
— Published on Dec 26th, 2016
Students Take Silver at Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada
— Published on Dec 20th, 2016
Professors Anneke Smit and Gemma Smyth, and Community Legal Aid's Jillian Rogin, on the Syrian refugees' need for better ways to reconnect with their families in today's Globe and Mail.
— Published on Dec 19th, 2016
— Published on Dec 14th, 2016
When Judy Gayton, an Alberta SRL suffering from a brain injury and deemed to be "without competency" to represent herself, was unable to find a pro bono lawyer to represent her, the Medicine Hat Provincial Court altered her competency designation and she was forced to go to trial without a lawyer or anyone to speak for her. Her case was dismissed yesterday.
— Published on Dec 7th, 2016