Irwin Law Book Short-listed for the Donner Prize

Posted by irwinlaw on April 11, 2002 in awards and irwin law books.

Toronto, April 9, 2002 -- Allan Gotlieb, Chairman of the Canadian Donner Foundation, has announced that The Supreme Court on Trial: Judicial Activism or Democratic Dialogue, by Kent Roach is one of seven books short-listed for the 2002 Donner Prize, the award for the best book on Canadian public policy. This is the second time an Irwin Law title has been shortlisted for this prestigious award. In 2000, David Paciocco's Getting Away with Murder was the runner up for the Donner Prize.

Irwin Law Authors Awarded Law Society Medal

Posted by irwinlaw on March 28, 2002 in authors and awards.

Toronto -- The Law Society of Upper Canada has announced that Professors Julien Payne and John McCamus are among this year's recipients of the Law Society Medal. Professor Payne is co-author of Canadian Family Law in a Nutshell, published last year by Irwin Law. Professor McCamus is the author of Contract Law in the Essentials of Canadian Law Series, which will be published later this year. Among the other medal recipients is Hugh Lawford, Professor Emeritus of Law at Queen's University and C.E.O. of Quicklaw Inc. Irwin Law was acquired by Quicklaw in November of 1999.

Stephanie Perrin to Receive Privacy Award

Posted by irwinlaw on November 12, 2001 in authors and awards.

Stephanie Perrin, co-author of The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act: An Annotated Guide (Irwin Law, 2001) has been named the recipient of the Privacy Advocate Award for 2001. The Privacy Advocate Award is given annually by the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Privacy Association for outstanding contribution to the advancement of privacy rights in Canada. Ms. Perrin will receive the award on November 19, 2001 in Vancouver.

Three Irwin Law Books Short-listed for Walter Owen Prize

Posted by irwinlaw on May 3, 2001 in awards and irwin law books.

Three Irwin Law books have been short-listed for the prestigious Walter Owen Book Prize, awarded every other year by the Foundation for Legal Research.

Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility by Allan Hutchinson is published in the Essentials of Canadian Law Series. In a review of Hutchinson's book in the University of Toronto Law Journal last year, Adam Dodek remarked that this book "represents the true breakthrough in the scholarship of legal ethics in Canada," and he called the book "the first comprehensive critique of legal ethics in Canada."