Editorial: Whats going on with Green

This week’s theme is “Go Green.” Environmental law and related practice areas are extremely important to Osgoode, to Canada, and to the world. Just ask Al Gore. Unfortunately, at least one editor-in-chief of our esteemed editorial board knows nothing about environmental law, other than its incredible magnitude on our future. However, this editor does know …

Wandering for distraction

AS THE winter weeks drudge on – somewhat confusingly, might we add, what with a polar vortex and spring-weather preview within the span of a week – your friendly neighborhood EICs are feeling thankful to have found respite from the January blues in all the usual places. And what might those be, you ask? Have …

Christmas is lame

Maybe that’s an overstatement. There are lots of good things about Christmas, especially since I moved away from home six years ago. Free from the burdens of exam season, I return to my parents’ home and relax. Every year, it’s the first time in months that I’ve had nothing to do and nowhere to be. …

EDITORIAL

On October 27, 2013, the Osgoode community experienced the significant and tragic loss of an alum and cherished professor, Michael Mandel. Many students received an email from the Dean, twitter and facebook headlines soon followed. Within hours, the Osgoode community reacted. Lawyers, academics, alumni and current students began to express their feelings of loss across …

Senators behaving badly

Sam Michaels gets right down to work this week on the page opposite, taking three Senators to task for their well-publicized abuse of reimbursement privileges, and Senator Wallin in particular for her lawyer’s subsequent lack of tact in comments he made about a Senate motion that would suspend Wallin’s privileges of office. Michaels, in the …

Editorial: An Ode to all things analog

It’s no secret that trudging through the more stressful and overwhelming times in our lives can encourage escapism, day-dreaming and basically anything other than attending to the things that need to be attended to. Case in point: readings, no; falling down the rabbit hole of endlessly Googling corgi pictures, yes. It is in this spirit …