All posts by Stepan

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Dianne Saxe, to speak at York University

The Osgoode Environmental Justice and Sustainability Clinic is pleased to co-present a public lecture by Dianne Saxe, renowned environmental lawyer and Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), on Monday, September 19, 3:30-4:30 pm, at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Room 2003. RSVP is required. Dianne will speak on "Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights: A Toolkit for Change." Dianne […]

EJS Clinic co-director David Estrin to co-host special climate change litigation events in Oslo

  On June 21, 2016, EJS Clinic co-director and CIGI International Law Research Program Senior Research Fellow David Estrin will co-host two special side events on climate change litigation at the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law's annual Colloquium in Oslo, Norway. If you will be in Oslo, check out these important events! Access to Justice in […]

Osgoode JD students help rural community challenge wind energy development

[Editor's note: This year five Osgoode JD students--Stephen Gray '16, Imelda Lo, Sabrina Molinari '17, Timon Sisic and Amanda Spitzig '18--volunteered their time and energy as part of the Osgoode Public Interest Requirement to help a rural community group prepare an application for judicial review of a wind energy project proposed for idyllic Prince Edward County, Ontario. Promoting renewable […]

Climate Change Litigation in Ontario: Hot Prospects and International Influences

I recently spoke about climate change litigation at the Ontario Bar Association's Institute 2016 as part of a panel with former Ontario Court of Appeal Justice Stephen Goudge, now of the law firm Paliare Roland, and John Terry of Torys, one of the authors of the excellent treatise The Law of Climate Change in Canada. The event was organized by Jennifer […]

Clinic Co-Director David Estrin receives 2016 Law Society Medal

Osgoode EJS Clinic co-director David Estrin has won the Law Society of Upper Canada's Law Society Medal 2016 for exceptional career achievements and community contributions. The Law Society's announcement described David's accomplishments: "Called to the Bar in 1971, David Estrin is recognized as a true pioneer in the development of environmental law in Canada and internationally through his work as […]

CELA's Theresa McCleneghan speaks on deep geological storage of nuclear waste

On Friday, October 30, 2015, the Osgoode Environmental Justice & Sustainability clinical program, the JD/Master in Environmental Studies Joint Program and the Sustainable Energy Initiative at the Faculty of Environmental Studies are pleased to present a public lecture by the Canadian Environmental Law Association's Executive Director, Theresa McCleneghan, on the perils of Ontario Power Generation's proposal […]

EJS Clinic Co-Directors speak at CIGI International Law Summer Institute

Osgoode Environmental Justice and Sustainability Clinic co-directors Professor Stepan Wood and Adjunct Professor David Estrin presented two of the five lectures making up the 2015 International Law Summer Institute at the Centre for International Governance Innovation's International Law Research Program in Waterloo, Ontario. The videos were posted on Youtube last week. David Estrin, a Senior Research Fellow in CIGI's […]

Renowned environmental law scholar David Boyd to speak at Osgoode Sept. 30

Renowned Canadian environmental law scholar and activist, Dr. David R Boyd, will speak about his new book, Cleaner, Greener, Healthier: A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies, On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 12:30-1:45 pm, at Osgoode Hall Law School, Room 2002, York University.  RSVP Required: http://bit.ly/osresearch           Event Code: BOYD David's […]

The EJS Clinic is looking for files for 2015-16

If you are a lawyer or an organization planning to advance a public interest legal file for environmental justice and sustainability, which could benefit from the help of motivated, capable JD students during the 2015-16 academic year, the Environmental Justice and Sustainability (EJS) Clinical Program at Osgoode Hall Law School wants to hear from you.

EJS Clinical pilot project a great success

In January 2015, Osgoode Professor Stepan Wood and McMurtry Fellow David Estrin welcomed six Osgoode JD students into the Environmental Justice and Sustainability Clinical pilot project, the precursor to the EJS Clinical Program that will begin in September 2015.