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April 6: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Black: The Ontario Legal System
How does our legal system actually work? What is its structure? Who does what? How well does it actually work? Is it quick enough, does it have the right tools? Is it affordable? This lecture explores the operation of the Ontario legal system, noting its strengths and weaknesses, and how it is changing.

Laurence M. Olivo, B.A., M.A., J.D., is a lawyer who is currently a Deputy Judge, Small Claims Court of the Superior Court of Justice. He practised law before becoming a professor in the School of Legal and Public Administration of Seneca College from 1980 – 2016. He has been an instructor at the Bar Admission Course, and has authored, co-authored, and edited numerous legal publications and texts.