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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.

2007 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Posted by irwinlaw on July 13, 2007 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 in Canada is Michael P. A. Carabash.

Michael Carabash is a 2007 LL.B./M.B.A. candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School/Schulich School of Business. His paper, "Shareholder Class Actions in Ontario: Putting John C. Coffee Jr.’s Findings to the Test" will appear in Volume 4, Issue 2, of the Canadian Class Action Review. Mr. Carabash will also receive a prize of $10,000.

2007 Recipients of OCLA Conference Bursary Announced

Posted by irwinlaw on March 20, 2007 in awards.

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that Anne Sutherland from the Renfrew County Law Association and Ronn Cheney from the Grey County Law Association have been awarded the 2007 OCLA Conference Assistance Bursary. This bursary, which is co-sponsored by Irwin Law and the Ontario Courthouse Librarians' Association (OCLA), enables members of the OCLA to attend the Canadian Association of Law Libraries conference. Many members work in small libraries and do not have budgets that can cover the cost of any continuing education opportunities.

2006 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Posted by irwinlaw on June 12, 2006 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 in Canada is Chris Dafoe.

Chris Dafoe, a graduate of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, is currently clerking at the B.C. Supreme Court. His paper, "A Path Through The Class Action Chaos: Selecting the Most Appropriate Jurisdiction with a National Class Action Panel" will appear in Volume 3, Issue 2, of the Canadian Class Action Review. Mr. Dafoe will also receive a prize of $10,000.

Recipient of the 2006 OCLA Conference Bursary Announced

Posted by irwinlaw on April 4, 2006 in awards.

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that Judith Giordano from the Brant County Law Association has been awarded the 2006 OCLA Conference Assistance Bursary. This bursary, which is co-sponsored by Irwin Law and the Ontario Courthouse Librarians' Association (OCLA), enables a member of the OCLA to attend the Canadian Association of Law Libraries conference. Many members work in small libraries and do not have budgets that can cover the cost of any continuing education opportunities. The 44th annual CALL conference will be held in Edmonton from May 6 to May 10, 2006.

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