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Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on class actions in Canada is Samantha Greer. Her prize-winning paper, “Mi casa es su casa: Van Breda as the House Rule for Global Securities Class Actions in Ontario,” will appear in Volume 11, Issue 1 of the Canadian Class Action Review. Learn more about Samantha here.
Canada is at a crossroads. The gap between our national self-image as a country that respects human rights and the reality of socio-economic inequality and exclusion demands a re-engagement with the international human rights project and a recommitment to the values of social justice and equality. This book sketches a blueprint for reconceiving and retrieving social rights in diverse spheres of human rights practice in Canada, both political and legal.
Roger S. Fisher's groundbreaking new English translation of Sophocles’s Antigone offers an authoritative reading of the Greek play as a work of legal literature. It seeks to convey the language of law and the spirit of litigation in the play, which are critically important for understanding the conflict and key characters. It is accompanied by a series of essays serving to guide readers through the play’s legal issues.
Edited by Harvey T. Strosberg Q.C., the Canadian Class Action Review is the only journal in Canada focused on publishing leading edge multi-disciplinary scholarship about class actions. The journal's articles and commentary, authored by prominent academics and leading practitioners, appeal to a multidisciplinary audience, including the legal community, the accounting profession, and public relations practitioners. Issue 9.2 is available now!
Irwin Law Inc., in partnership with ebrary, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, is pleased to make information from its well-known selection of law titles easier to find, use, and manage than ever!
More Canadians are riding bicycles than ever before, but did you know that riding your bike in Canada is now almost as heavily regulated as driving your car? Craig Forcese and Nicole LaViolette, both law professors and avid cyclists, provide a comprehensive overview of Canadian law for bicycles — covering rules of the road, purchasing and using bicycles, what to do in the case of an accident or a stolen bike, starting up your own cycling club, racing your bike, and much more.
Irwin Law is pleased to partner with Nu-Book to make our books available for iOS and Android devices. Now you can take your research on the go!
This book is about the reach of law beyond state borders from a Canadian perspective. It investigates the scope of the legal and practical power of Canada to assert, and to respond to foreign assertions of, extraterritorial jurisdiction. The book revisits Canadian jurisdictional principles and practices in a way that will resonate with lawyers and legal policy makers of all kinds.
A rapidly evolving global digital economy has facilitated the integration of new activities, like social networking, virtual gaming, and texting, into our everyday lives. It has also placed an economic premium on the gathering of personal information that has never before existed. These everyday activities are giving rise to different forms of invasion of privacy by other individuals and private business. This book maps the complex privacy protection landscape in Canada.
Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on class actions in Canada is Samantha Greer.
Lesli Bisgould, author of Animals and the Law, gave a very cogent TEDx Talk at the University of Toronto this spring. The talk is now available for streaming here.
Irwin Law is proud to be a co-sponsor of the second annual Canadian Forensic Psychiatry Review Course, an intensive program designed to review core areas of criminal and civil forensic psychiatry, as well as assist forensic psychiatric trainees and practitioners in preparing for the Royal College Sub-Speciality designation in Forensic Psychiatry.