Letter to the Editor

Dear Editors, I recently became aware of the passing late last year of former Osgoode Hall Law School professor Michael Mandel.  Many of the hagiographic obituaries, such as that in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine, portrayed one element of his impact on legal education at Canada’s largest law school. I attended Osgoode in the mid-1980s and …

Letters: winter weight article not so light and playful

In late November, the Obiter Dicta ran a seemingly light and playful article on how Osgoode students could hide any extra pounds gained in the winter months. The article detailed how bold colours, structured tops, and “make up enhancers” could create a slimmer look. While these recommendations may aim to help individuals gain greater self-esteem …

Letter to the Editor: Mosques and universities are not the same thing

The fight for gay rights in Canada has been a long and difficult one, but it is undeniable that the seeds of this struggle have successfully blossomed into the fruits of increased social acceptance and legal equality. Unfortunately, it is simultaneously undeniable that while gays and lesbians may have accomplished formal equality before the law, …

Letter to the Editor: Hot Bob-Ombs

ANONYMOUS <Anonymous Person> <Probably Travis> I hope everyone had the pleasure of watching various world leaders’ speeches at the UN last week. The most informative and argumentatively sound speech was of course Mr. Netanyahu’s (Yahoo). I would offer my congratulations to him and his adoring fans at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and the …

Library Resources

Is our law library an open resource for every member of the Osgoode community? Apparently not. Who would have thought that our law library was being used to store books that students are banned from reading! After a request for an accompanying instructor’s manual to Bruce Ziff’s first-year text: A Property Law Reader was made …