By: Riel Hishon (JD Student at Osgoode Hall) Parkdale is a neighbourhood in south-west Toronto, spanning approximately from Roncesvalles Ave. to Dufferin St. from west to east, and Lake Ontario to Dundas St. from south to north. Gentrification is occurring in Parkdale. This is happening through the conversion of rooming houses into single-family homes, high-end […]
By: Christie McLeod One of the biggest injustices of climate change is that those least responsible for the greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change are often the most affected by climate change. This is true on both a global scale and within Canada’s borders. For instance, according to Sarah Trainor et al, many Indigenous […]
By Pearl Lee Today, about 1.8 billion young people (aged 10 to 24) make up one quarter of the world’s population. These are the people who will be the decision makers of the future, shaping the way that our social, political, and economic structures tackle environmental issues. Yet too many of these youth still grapple […]
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.
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.
Osgoode Hall Law School, a pioneer in experiential and social justice-oriented legal education, has launched an environmental justice and sustainability clinical program to start in Fall 2015.
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