Latest Past Events

Joint CRS/RLL Seminar: Deporting Refugees: Hidden Injustice in Canada


Kathryn Tomko Dennler, Research Affiliate with the Centre for Refugee Studies and with the Refugee Law Lab at York University Brianna Garneau, PhD candidate in Socio-legal Studies and affiliated with the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University Abstract: Deportation laws, policies, and procedures impact the human rights of people who fear persecution. However, there is […]

Online Seminar: Judging Readability: A Study of Opinions Written by Apex Court Judges from Australia, Canada, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States (Mike Madden)


Speaker: Mike Madden is a PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, and a graduate student member of the university’s Centre for Law, Technology and Society. Discussant: Jon Khan is a PhD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. Abstract: Lots of judicial opinions are difficult to read, but to varying […]

Online Seminar: Primary Law as Legal Data (Sarah Sutherland)


Speaker: Sarah Sutherland is the President and CEO at the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII). Previously she worked as the manager of library services for a national law firm, worked for provincial and federal governments, and a law society library. She is interested in developing a community vision on how to use legal information and […]