CALE has two annual awards. The first is for the best paper written by a junior scholar. The second is a lifetime achievement award. The terms for each award are available on the website (here).
The deadline for nominations this year is August 15, 2019. Nominations are to be submitted by e-mail to CALE’s Corporate Secretary and Treasurer, Professor Jula Hughes of the University of New Brunswick. The paper must be submitted in an anonymized format (so that the author will not be identified to the selection committee) and the lifetime achievement award must use the nomination form. This form was circulated to the CALE mailing list and is also available on request from Professor Hughes.
The selection committee for both awards is Pooja Parmar, Darrel Pink and Stephen Pitel.
The Ontario Bar Association is calling for applications for two Fellowships for 2019-20: The OBA Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowship in Research and the OBA Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowship in Legal Ethics and Professionalism Studies. Details about the two Fellowships and the application process are available here. The deadline to apply is July 2, 2019.
These Fellowships were started in 2011 by the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism. In 2013 they were assumed and continued by the OBA.
The OBA Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowships
in Legal Ethics and Professionalism
Call for Applications for 2013-14
The OBA Foundation, a charity established by the Ontario Bar Association, has assumed funding and administration of The OBA Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowships in Legal Ethics and Professionalism (“Fellowships”), formerly The Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowships in Legal Ethics and Professionalism. The OBA Foundation is now accepting applications for the two Fellowships for the 2013-14 year.
The details of the Fellowships, including Fellowship Terms, are available at the OBA Foundation’s Fellowships Web Page. The deadline for applications is Friday July 19, 2013. Continue reading →
Please circulate and encourage students to apply.
The Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism, with membership spanning from across the Bench and the Bar, the Law Society and the Academy, focuses on a number of initiatives to support the teaching of professionalism in our law schools and throughout the profession.
As part of this effort, the Committee established an annual award in 2010, sponsored by the law firm of Rueter Scargall Bennett LLP, to encourage law students to think and write about the legal profession and acknowledge the best student papers on any subject relating to legal ethics and professionalism.
The prize is awarded annually by the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism to three law students registered in a JD or LLB program at a law school in Ontario for the best previously unpublished papers on any topic relating to legal ethics and professionalism.
Papers must be at least 2,000 and not more than 6,000 words inclusive of footnotes or endnotes. Submissions must be in a Microsoft Word compatible format. The applicant’s name and university should be noted on the front page of the essay, but must not be shown on any other pages of the essay.
The author of the best paper will be awarded $3,000. The authors of the other two award winning papers will each be awarded $1,000. The first-prize paper will be published in a suitable venue. Additionally, all winners will be invited to a dinner with the Chief Justice of Ontario and the Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Papers for the 2013 award should be submitted by email to Jacob Bakan in the Office of the Chief Justice of Ontario [at jacob.bakan at ontario.ca] no later than February 28, 2013. The awards will be announced following the end of the 2012-2013 academic year.