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Monday, July 26, 2021

One slot left in the Winter/Spring term to present a paper or work-in-progress to the OS legal history workshop!

Here's the current schedule. Get your proposal for February 9th to Jim ( asap.  



Wednesday, January 12 - Rob Konduros, Hilborn and Konduros, ‘British Ideas of Federalism and the Life of A.V. Dicey as a Metaphor for Imperialism.’ 

Wednesday, January 26 - Heidi Bohaker, University of Toronto: TBA  

Wednesday, February 9 – TBA 

Wednesday, February 23: Richard Manning, Independent Scholar: ‘Undercover Investigation, Prohibition, and "Disreputable" Detectives in 19th-Century Canada’. Note: This is during the U of T law school reading week. 

Wednesday, March 9 – Eghosa Ekhator, University of Derby, UK: ‘Foreign Relations in Precolonial Africa: A Case Study of Portuguese-Benin Kingdom Diplomatic Interactions.’ 

 Wednesday, March 23 – Opeyemi Rabiat Akanda, Osgoode Hall Law School: ‘Decolonization by Codification: The Making of the 1958 Penal Code in Late Colonial Nigeria.’ 

Wednesday, April 6 – Jacqueline Briggs, University of Toronto: TBA

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Osgoode Society gets shout out from new Supreme Court Justice Mahmud Jamal!

Congratulations (again) to our newest Supreme Court justice, Mahmud Jamal! And thank you for the shout-out! Listen to Justice Jamal's interview with the parliamentary committee, wherein he mentions the Osgoode Society (favourably) and Heidi Bohaker's recent Osgoode Society book, Doodem and Council Fire, ditto.