Western Law

Law professor builds on special court’s legacy

January 23, 2017

Professor Valerie Oosterveld has been selected to lead a United Nations Women-funded project to learn more on the prosecution of sexual and gender-based crimes from the Special Court of Sierra Leone (2002-13), created to address serious crimes committed during the brutal armed conflict in the West African country in the 1990s.


Attorney General Exhorts Students to Challenge the Status Quo

January 20, 2017

Ontario’s Attorney General, the Honorable Yasir Naqvi, spoke at Western Law on January 19, on the topic of “Challenging the Status Quo in Ontario’s Justice System.” He encouraged Western Law students to be the “instruments of change” in society, and to constantly ask how they can make the legal system and society better.


Western Law student nets intellectual property law prize

January 18, 2017

Third-year Western Law student Jim Lepore is the winner of Canada’s IP Writing Challenge for 2016.


January Term faculty brings international perspective

January 11, 2017

Western Law’s January term is a highlight of the school’s academic year and provides students a global perspective in a range of private and public law.