2022 News

Class of 2022 Encouraged to Embrace how they have Grown Together During the Pandemic

June 27, 2022 - On June 24, Western Law celebrated the Class of 2022 in its first in-person Convocation and Awards Ceremony since the pandemic began.

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Triple-threat law grad to advocate for marginalized communities

June 16, 2022 - Rahul Sapra, with a degree in law, science and business administration, will clerk for court martial appeal court

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Professor David Sandomierski awarded CALT prize

June 13, 2022 - Professor David Sandomierski, together with co-authors Professor John Bliss (University of Denver Sturm College of Law) and Tayzia Collesso (JD Western Law 2022), has been awarded the CALT Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Award for their paper “Pass for Some, Fail for Others: Law School Grading Changes in the Early Covid-19 Pandemic.”

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Ryan Liss recipient of Dean's Research Fellowship

June 07, 2022 - Professor Ryan Liss has been awarded this year’s Dean’s Research Fellowship for his project entitled, “A Theory of Transnational Criminal Law”.

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Four Western Law Alumni Receive Law Society Medal

June 01, 2022 - In a ceremony held at Osgoode Hall on May 25, four Western Law alumni were awarded the prestigious Law Society Medal for their outstanding contributions to the legal profession.

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Professor Oosterveld Appears before International Criminal Court in Case Involving Gender-Based War Crimes

July 04, 2022 - Professor Valerie Oosterveld recently appeared before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, Netherlands to present amicus curiae ('friend of the court') arguments in the case of Prosecutor v. Ongwen.

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$10M gift gives rise to Western’s Ronald D. Schmeichel Building for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

May 25, 2022 - Thanks to a generous donation from Western Law alumnus Ron Schmeichel, JD'95, students across campus will have access to a state-of-the-art entrepreneurship and innovation facility starting in fall 2023.

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Tort Law & Social Equality Project gears up for its first discussion forum

April 27, 2022 - The discussion will focus on how tort law concepts, such as the reasonable person, right-thinking members of society, and ordinary fortitude, operate to exclude LGBTQ+ individuals and people with disabilities.

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Record-breaking number of students secure judicial clerkships

March 29, 2022 - Western Law is pleased to share that 10 of our students will be spending the 2023-24 year clerking at various federal and provincial courts.

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Western-led forum unravels trucker protests’ complexities

March 23, 2022 - The forum, which is being organized by Western Law, will bring together experts on law, identity, culture, politics, trade, economics and security.

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Expert insight: Can the International Court of Justice stop Russia’s invasion of Ukraine?

March 09, 2022 - Western’s international law experts unpack the broader implications of a ruling against Russian president Vladimir Putin.

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Over 100k in new funding fuels conference, research projects

January 12, 2022 - A series of new grants awarded to six Western Law professors will support a conference on the law of obligations and a handful of independent research projects this year.

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