Osgoode Health Law Association: Perspectives in Health

A Lawyer’s Contribution to Scientific Research: The Link Between Universal Human Rights and Studying Healthcare   Healthcare in Canada is a public concern, governed by acts, statutes, and regulations. Canadians value healthcare as a fundamental human right, as reflected by the sentiments of the Canadian Health Act (CHA) with the promise of facilitating reasonable access …

Disruption in Legal Services Delivery – Tips and Tricks for What’s Ahead

In March 2017, I had the pleasure of attending the Disruption in Legal Services Delivery: What Students and New Lawyers Need to Know program held by Osgoode Professional Development and Queen’s Faculty of Law. The evening provided JD students, articling students and new associates with fresh perspectives, insights and tips on current trends in the …

Starry Decisis

Goodbye Monkey, Hello Rooster   Aries Everything is fun and exciting. There are many distractions to your regularly scheduled business. Just remember not to get too carried away with the festivities.   Taurus Is it really time to get back to work already? It doesn’t seem like it yet, but I assure you that the …

Starry Decisis

Horoscopes for Osgoode Hall Aries By now you should be feeling rejuvenated, ready for action, and maybe some winter sports. Enjoy the time you have right now, it will soon evaporate into a cloud of fog and confusion, but you should have a few weeks respite before things get uncomfortable again.   Taurus Returning to …

Starry Decisis

Horoscopes for Osgoode Hall   Aries   The next month will be filled with challenges. Big horrible uncomfortable challenges. You will find yourself sweating in a classroom for hours as the sands of the hourglass slowly slip away leaving you with a feeling that somehow you could have done more. Don’t worry about that. The …

New Selection Process; New SCC Appointee

Osgoode Students Witness Historic Q&A   In August of 2016, the Trudeau Government announced a new process for appointing Justices to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC), in expectation of Justice Thomas Cromwell’s retirement from the bench this past September.   Aimed at promoting transparency, inclusiveness, and accountability to all Canadians, the new selection process …

New Selection Process; New SCC Appointee

Reflections on a ‘Supreme’ Question & Answer Sabrina Molinari and I were proud to represent Osgoode Hall Law School at the Question & Answer session of Justice Malcolm Rowe. The first article of this series described the newly modified Supreme Court nomination process and some reflections on the Justice Rowe’s responses to questions. In this …

Starry Decisis

Horoscopes for Osgoode Hall   Aries  By now slowly sinking feelings of frustration, confusion and despair are looming over you like a giant monster ready to swallow you whole. Remember to battle forth courageously, and no matter how bleak and horrible the looming dread of future commitments may appear, have faith that you will get through the next …

Your Osgoode Health Law Association: Let us introduce ourselves…

Perspectives in Health Hello from your Osgoode Health Law Association (HLA)! The HLA is here to introduce our student body to the area of health law, to raise awareness of important health law issues, to help students explore the many career paths in health law, as well as to foster interdisciplinary collaborations and dialogue between students and health law professionals.   We are excited …