2020 News

Western Law releases update to strategic plan

January 17, 2020 - Western Law's Strategic Plan "Achieving Excellence on the World Stage" was released in early 2014. Since then, much has changed at Western Law and in the landscape of Canadian legal education, leading to the release of an interim update approved by Faculty Council last fall.

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Western Law alumni appointed to Order of Canada

January 20, 2020 - Two Western Law alumni are among the 120 people newly appointed to the Order of Canada. Gordon W. Walker and Larry Rosen were both named Members of the Order – one of the highest civilian honours in the country – by Governor General Julie Payette in late December.

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Grant supports conference on bankruptcy and insolvency law

February 03, 2020 - A new grant awarded to two Western Law professors will support a conference to mark the 100th anniversary of the Bankruptcy Act 1919 – the forerunner of Canada’s modern bankruptcy and insolvency regime – and to formulate reform proposals for the future.

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Richard McLaren to lead investigation into allegations of weightlifting corruption

February 03, 2020 - The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board has appointed Western Law professor Richard McLaren to lead an investigation into alleged weightlifting corruption.

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