CLASP-PBSC I.D. Clinic and Bill-26

CLASP and PBSC Osgoode working with PBSC National to make I.D. accessible to Ontarians and support Bill-26. Government issued photo I.D. is required to access many vital government services, including health care, social assistance and subsidized housing. The costs and administrative complexity related to getting I.D. has prevented many low income and otherwise precarious residents …

I attend Osgoode Hall Law School at York University

…and it’s a pretty cool place. As a 3L Student Caucus representative, I have the pleasure of sitting on the Osgoode Community Enhancement Forum (OCEF). Last year the OCEF considered how fostering a better relationship between Osgoode students and York University might improve the overall student experience at Osgoode. While this goal is obviously a …

Welcome to Your Single-Use Education

JEFF MITCHELL <Contributor> Everywhere I travel, tiny life. Single-serving sugar, single-serving cream, single pat of butter. The microwave Cordon Bleu hobby kit. Shampoo-conditioner combos, sample-packaged mouthwash, tiny bars of soap. The people I meet on each flight? They’re single-serving friends. – Fight Club (1999) Why should our classroom experience be single-use? Why are many of …

Creating a “Law Students Society of Ontario”

LEEANNE FOOTMAN <Contributor> On October 19, six representatives of your Legal and Literary Society and Student Caucus attended a two-day conference at Queen’s University, put on by the Queen’s Law Student Society.  The conference invited representatives of student government from all six of Ontario’s law schools with a goal of creating a draft constitution