2019 News

Alumnus tapped to lead Olympic group

January 09, 2019

After spending the past seven years overseas as the head of NBA China, Western alumnus David Shoemaker, LLB’96, is coming home to lead the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC). The accomplished global sports executive begins his new post on Jan. 7


Legal context of medical care explored in unique January Term course

January 10, 2019

Each year Western Law’s January Term brings an impressive group of visiting professors and practitioners to teach an array of unique three-week intensive courses. One of those courses, Comparative medical law and ethics, is being taught by Lisa Cherkassky from the University of Derby.


January Internships provide insight into range of legal practices

January 15, 2019

Students are gaining valuable real-world experience in the areas of criminal law, family law, and equity, through the school’s January Term internships and the Ontario Court of Justice Placement Program provides an exceptional opportunity for students to observe the inner workings of the main criminal trial court in Ontario.