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Law schools across Canada set up journalist in residence programs

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 11:27 AM | By Amanda Jerome

From Concordia University in Montreal to the University of Calgary, law schools across the country are setting up Journalist in Residence programs.

“This feels like both a natural extension of that desire to reach out to people who are looking at the same issues we care about, but with a different lens, different methodology, different set of concerns,” said Lorne Sossin, dean of Osgoode Hall, which has just set up its own Journalist in Residence program.

Sossin said it struck him that many important justice stories...