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Ed Ratushny awarded Walter Owen Book Prize

Posted by irwinlaw on June 29, 2011 in authors and awards.

Professor Ed Ratushny has been awarded the 2011 Walter Owen Book Prize by the Foundation for Legal Research for his book The Conduct of Public Inquiries: Law, Policy and Practice. The Walter Owen Book Prize, is awarded by the Foundation for Legal Research, and "is designed to recognize excellent legal writing and to reward outstanding new contributions to Canadian legal literature that enhance the quality of legal research in this country.” The Prize alternates between French and English each year.

Constance Backhouse wins 2009 Canadian Association of Law and Society Book Prize

Posted by irwinlaw on May 14, 2009 in authors and awards.

Irwin Law is very pleased to announce that Professor Constance Backhouse is the 2009 recipient of the Canadian Law and Society Book Prize for her book Carnal Crimes: Canadian Sexual Assault Law, 1900-1975. The book prize will be awarded at the CLSA annual banquet on Sunday, May 24, 2009 in Ottawa.

2009 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Posted by irwinlaw on April 27, 2009 in awards and canadian class action review.

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are very pleased to announce that this year’s winner of the Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on class actions is Michael Rosenberg.

Mr. Rosenberg is a 2009 J.D. candidate at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law. Mr. Rosenberg’s paper, “Waiving Goodbye: The Rise and Imminent Fall of Waiver of Tort in Class Proceedings” will appear in Volume 6, Issue 1 of the Canadian Class Action Review. Mr. Rosenberg will also receive a prize of $10,000.

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