UNB Law Professor Hilary Young recently presented her paper on “Canadian Defamation Actions: An Empirical Study” at the Canadian Media Lawyer’s Conference in Halifax on Nov. 4. Professor Young’s paper was a quantitative study of Canadian defamation cases between 1973-1983 and 2003-2013.  Professor Young’s findings concluded: Damages have more than doubled, when adjusted for inflation,… Read More »

Law Students’ Society President attends Q&A with Supreme Court Justice Malcolm Rowe On Oct. 25 Law Students’ Society President, Veronica Medon, attended a moderated question and answer session with Supreme Court Justice (then nominee) Malcolm Rowe at the University of Ottawa.   As part of their pursuit for greater openness and transparency, the Office of… Read More »