Plenary Session: Anti-Black Racism and the Criminal Justice System

Attention 1Ls and BLSA members: Join us for a plenary session on Anti-Black Racism and the Criminal Justice System. This event will be taking place on Friday September 25th at 1:30pm via Zoom. In keeping with our recommendations to Osgoode to integrate discussions of Black history and anti-Black racism in Canadian law within its curriculum, BLSA is proud to present this plenary session. We will be joined by the following two guest speakers: Robyn Maynard (author of Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present) and Paul Smithers (community activist with firs...
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Calling Prospective Law Students: Opportunity Day 2020

The Osgoode Black Law Students’ Association invites aspiring law students from all walks of life to spend a day in the halls of Osgoode Hall Law School.  Opportunity Day provides aspiring law students the opportunity to learn about the law school application process, attend a panel discussion, and speak with law students.  Whether you are a high school or undergraduate student who is considering law school, or if you are an adult who is considering a new career in the legal profession, the Black Law Students’ Association welcomes you to Opportunity Day!  This year, Opportuni...
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BLSA’s Book of Connections: Share your advice!

With everything happening in the world right now, we know that connecting with one another is more important than ever. To bridge some of the distance that may be created as we all move online, we at BLSA hope to create a virtual book of connections for our current students and recent alumni.   If you feel comfortable participating in this initiative and assisting us in reminding all our students that they are seen and supported by their BLSA community, please fill in the following Google form.   If you would like to participate, please submit your responses to the f...
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Annual General Meeting: Sept 14 at 12:30pm

Join us on Monday Sept 14th at 12:30pm for our Annual General Meeting! This will be an opportunity to learn about BLSA and get to meet other BLSA students at Osgoode. You will also be entered in a draw to win a $25 York University Bookstore gift card. We look forward to seeing current and incoming students! Zoom details: Link: https://yorku.zoom.us/j/96372546135?pwd=MTE2UGVVbmlpUzM0SDJ2WGFsaHJ2dz09 OR Meeting ID: 96372546135 Passcode: 988136
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BLSA Osgoode and Norton Rose Fulbright present the first Africa Summit!

BLSA Osgoode is extremely excited to announce our Diamond partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright (“NRF”) for our Africa Summit! Together with NRF’s Toronto and South African office, BLSA Osgoode will be planning a unique experience for students that will explore three particular areas. First, our Africa Summit will include an educational component. Students will be afforded the opportunity to participate in seminars and events that explore NRF’s international business practices (with an emphasis on NRF’s work in South Africa). Secondly, through various carefully curated engaging and inclus...
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