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Law Professors call for Suspension of the Safe Third Country Agreement

The professors' letter is in response to Executive Orders by the US President that the signatories say are inconsistent with international law, and reflect bigotry, xenophobia, and nativist fear-mongering.

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February 01, 2017

New Osgoode clinic offers employment law services to Jane-Finch community

The Employment Law Division will assist clients with employment agreements, EI, employment standards, health and safety reprisals, human rights in the workplace, and wrongful dismissal.

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March 10, 2016

Closing the Employment Standards Enforcement Gap: Improving Employment Standards Protections for People in Precarious Jobs

A research initiative of seven Ontario universities and 16 cross-sectoral partner organizations, the five-year project seeks to inform effective employment standards enforcement in Ontario.

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October 05, 2015

Osgoode Hall Law School announces new funding for financial accessibility to mark 50 years at York

Osgoode Hall Law School has announced a further $1 million investment in financial accessibility to ensure that a greater number of students are able to access legal education.

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September 01, 2015

February 12: Confronting a Human Rights Scourge: Canada and the Global Struggle against Torture

When: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Room 2027, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Amnesty International Canada's Alex Neve will survey the state of the world and the state of the nation when it comes to combatting torture.

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January 30, 2015

'Road to Justice' exhibit at Osgoode examines historical discriminatory treatment of immigrants in Canada

The travelling exhibit is the work of the Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic with the support of the Government of Canada.

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September 15, 2014

Can I see your ID? Report says police are ticketing Toronto's homeless more than ever

A report has found that Toronto police are ticketing the city's homeless more aggressively than ever before, despite a decline in offences.

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January 10, 2012

January 12: Panel on Social Justice and Human Rights

Date January 12, 2011
Time 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Where Room 280N York Lanes, York University

This panel discussion includes Roy McMurtry, chair, and Professors Robert Latham, Lesley Wood, and Sara Horowitz.

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January 07, 2011