Latest Past Events

Promoting Human Rights in Legal Tech & Border Control

March 29, 2023 (2pm-3pm ET) Harvard Law School's Berkman Klein Centre Multipurpose Room (5th Floor) Zoom: Join Professor Sean Rehaag, Director of the Refugee Law Lab and York University, and Berkman Klein Centre Fellow Petra Molnar for a conversation on emerging technologies at the border, their human rights impacts, and innovative legal tools for […]

Hybrid Seminar: Accessing Refugee Protection and the Digital Border: The Legal Implications of Passenger Name Record Exchanges

Hybrid (Zoom & Osgoode IKB Room 1002)

Hybrid Joint Seminar: Refugee Law Lab & Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers @Osgoode Speakers: Professor Elspeth Guild (Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law) & Professor Didier Bigo (Sciences-Po Paris-CERI) Chair: Professor James Simeon (York University’s School of Public Policy and Administration) Abstract: An increasing number of states use technological tools to filter information […]

Online Seminar: Making Developing open source tools for legal research (Simon Wallace)


Speaker: Simon Wallace is a PhD candidate at York University's Osgoode Hall Law School, an Adjunct Faculty member at Toronto Metropolitan University's Lincoln Alexander School of law and a Research Lawyer at the Refugee Law Lab. Abstract: Simon Wallace is the developer behind, which builds open-source Python packages for computational legal research. This includes […]