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Macfarlane Featured in The Star

Professor Julie Macfarlane's website with legal resources for the National Self-Represented Litigants project featured in today's The Star.

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Bogart appointed to Panel on Research Ethics

Bill Bogart Bill Bogart

Congratulations to Professor Bill Bogart on his appointment to the Panel on Research Ethics for a three year term. This is the federal body that advises on research ethics issues regarding NSERC, CIHR, and the SSHRC. The appointment is made jointly by the three Presidents of these funding agencies.

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Dual JD Student Featured in Legal News

Dual JD Student Maha Mansour Dual JD Student Maha Mansour

Canadian resident and 2L Dual JD student Maha Mansour talks about her experience and the advantages of learning the law in the Dual Windsor Law and Detroit Mercy Law program. 

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Bogart's Book Published in the US

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Professor Bill Bogart's book, Off The Street: Legalizing Drugs (Dundurn), has now been published in the US. Bill and his book are being represented in America by Dalyn Mill Public Relations (Chicago). 

Since mid-November Bill has given more than 75 interviews on both sides of the border. Here's his interview with NPR (Wisconsin).

NSRLP Wins Clawbie Award!

Congratulations to Professor Julie Macfarlane on winning a 2016 Clawbie for the National Self Represented Litigant Project blog in the new Change and Advocacy category. This is the second Clawbie for the NSRLP. They first won in 2015 in the Non Lawyer Audience category. 

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Aoun Commentary in the Globe & Mail

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Professor Aoun calls for an overhaul of regulation of patent-agent profession

Silver at HACC!

3L Students Anthony Deluca and Peter Valente 3L Students Anthony Deluca and Peter Valente

Students Take Silver at Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada

Smit, Smyth and Rogin Op Ed on Refugee Reunification in the Globe and Mail

Professors Anneke Smith and Gemma Smyth, and CLA's Jillian Rogin Professors Anneke Smith and Gemma Smyth, and CLA's Jillian Rogin

Professors Anneke Smit and Gemma Smyth, and Community Legal Aid's Jillian Rogin, on the Syrian refugees' need for better ways to reconnect with their families in today's Globe and Mail. 

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Bogart Responds to Long Awaited Report on Cannabis

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The federal Task Force on Marijuana published its Report on Tuesday, December 11. Access it here

Macfarlane Discusses Self-Reps and Competency with CBC

When Judy Gayton, an Alberta SRL suffering from a brain injury and deemed to be "without competency" to represent herself, was unable to find a pro bono lawyer to represent her, the Medicine Hat Provincial Court altered her competency designation and she was forced to go to trial without a lawyer or anyone to speak for her. Her case was dismissed yesterday.

Here Judy talks to CBC about her case.

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