The Department of Law and Legal Studies offers Canada’s premier programs for the interdisciplinary
study of law. These innovative programs explore the dynamic interaction between law and
society nationally, transnationally and internationally.
Martin Manolov, a PhD candidate in the Department of Law and Legal Studies, was recently awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS). OGS are awarded annually to full-time graduate students at the master’s or doctoral level and range from $5,000 per term up to a maximum of $15,000. For his PhD work, Manolov proposes to examine ... more
Professor Rueban Balasubramaniam discusses Malaysian politics in an article in The Malaysian Insider as the country ramps up for an impending and pivotal general election.... more
Professor Melanie Adrian and two representatives from Be the Choice, the non-profit dedicated to raising awareness around the surgical options for the treatment of breast cancer, were invited to speak to Rabbi Bulka on his weekly radio show on CFRA 580 on Sunday night (April 14). Listen to the podcast HERE!... more
The Department of Law and Legal Studies is excited to congratulate Melanie Adrian and Steve Tasson on their recent FPA Teaching Excellence Awards. Melanie Adrian FPA Faculty Teaching Excellence Award Steve Tasson FPA Contract Instructor Teaching Excellence Award Awards will be presented at the annual FPA Faculty Reception on April 10th. Congratulations! Thank you both ... more
LAWS 3903 A/T – Introduction to Policing Early Summer (May-June), Professor George Rigakos Prerequisite: third-year standing An introduction to the theory and practice of policing. Students will learn about the social, political, and legal context of the broad project of police science. LAWS 3903 B – Graffiti and Legislating Aesthetics Late Summer (July-August), Instructor Deborah ... more