Patrick Monahan awarded Mundell Medal

Posted by irwinlaw on February 1, 2008 in authors and awards.

Patrick Monahan, Dean of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School and author of Constitutional Law in the Irwin Law Essentials of Canadian Law series, has been awarded the David W. Mundell Medal for distinguished contribution to the law in legal writing.

The award is named after the late David W. Mundell, a leading constitutional lawyer and the first director of the Ministry of the Attorney General’s Constitutional Law Branch in 1976. It has been awarded since 1986.

Ontario Attorney General Chris Bentley presented the medal to Dean Monahan on February 4, 2008.

Richard Schneider receives Justice Award

Posted by irwinlaw on October 23, 2007 in authors and awards.

Mr. Justice Richard Schneider of the Ontario Court of Justice has been awarded the 2007 Justice Award by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ). The Justice Award is awarded every second year as a mark of distinction and exceptional achievement to a person who, in the opinion of a panel of independent judges, has shown distinctive leadership in the administration of justice in Canada, or who, by his or her writings or other endeavours, has made a significant contribution to the administration of justice in Canada. Previous recipients include Mr.

Irwin Law Authors in the News

Posted by irwinlaw on July 10, 2007 in authors.

Robert Martin, Professor Emeritus at the University of Western Ontario and author of Media Law, 2e in the Essentials of Canadian Law series has been elected an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin.

John McCamus, Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School and author of The Law of Contracts in the Essentials of Canadian Law series has been appointed Chair of Legal Aid Ontario for a three-year term beginning July 5, 2007.

Author David Tanovich on CPAC, CFRB, & CKLW

Posted by irwinlaw on March 9, 2006 in authors.

David Tanovich gave a lecture entitled "Cultural Competence and the Litigation of Racial Profiling Cases" at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. The lecture was broadcast on CPAC on March 9, 10, and 11. You can find a link to his lecture, as well as MP3 audio files of his interviews on radio stations CFRB in Toronto and CKLW in Windsor by visiting David Tanovich's website.

Law Society Presents Honorary Doctorate to Women’s Advocate, Law Professor Elizabeth Sheehy

Posted by irwinlaw on July 14, 2005 in authors and awards.

Ottawa (July 13, 2005)-- Women accounted for 66 per cent of lawyers called to the Ontario bar today by the Law Society of Upper Canada, at a ceremony in which an honorary doctorate was presented to well-known women’s advocate Professor Elizabeth Sheehy, of the University of Ottawa.