The following articles are published by OBA Sections, including the Student Section. Members are encouraged to submit articles.

Editor: Victoria Shariati


What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • June 06, 2018
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

The 2018 Ontario budget bill passes and funding reform regulations are filed.

Pensions and Benefits Law, Student Forum

Trustee Services: LSO

  • June 06, 2018
  • Ayushi Kiran

An overview of the Trustee Services provided by Law Society of Ontario.

Sole, Small Firm and General Practice, Student Forum

The Disconcerting Reinstatement of Robin Camp

  • June 05, 2018
  • Diane Baker Mason

Diane Baker Mason offers her opinion on why the Law Society of Alberta's recent decision to reinstate former judge Robin Camp is a troubling one.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum

Outlining a Sexual Assault Diversion Program

  • June 04, 2018
  • Nadia Klein and Robin Parker

The #MeToo movement has condemned the criminal justice system’s handling of sexual assault allegations. How can we address these concerns without sacrificing the rights of the accused? A diversion program for less serious sex assault cases may be part of the answer.

Criminal Justice, Student Forum

Meet Your WLF Executive - Outgoing Chair, Ashley Waye

  • June 01, 2018
  • #OBA_WLF Executive

Ashley Waye is the 2017-2018 Chair of the Women Lawyers Forum Section Executive. Ashley has led this year's executive with good judgment, collaboration, openness, and passion. Read on to learn more about this experienced family lawyer and litigator.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum

Tom Marshall Award 2018: Honouring Orlando DaSilva

  • June 01, 2018
  • Stephanie Bishop

Members of the Public Sector Lawyers Section came together on May 24, 2018 to celebrate the outstanding contributions of one of their members. Orlando DaSilva was recognized with the Tom Marshall Award of Excellence for Public Sector Lawyers.

Public Sector Lawyers, Student Forum

Considering Key Charter and Human Rights Developments in Education Law

  • June 01, 2018
  • Jean-Frédéric (J-F) Hübsch

On April 4, 2018, the OBA Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Section with the OBA Education Law Section hosted a panel to discuss key Charter and human rights developments in education law.

Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Education Law, Student Forum