Media seize chance to talk to world-renowned judges

Speakers at the Raoul Wallenberg Day International Human Rights Symposium Jan. 17 and 18 at York’s Osgoode Hall Law School continue to attract media interest:

  • Richard Goldstone, South African judge and the first chief prosecutor at the war crimes tribunals for former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, was interviewed by Anna Maria Tremonti on CBC Radio’s “The Current” Jan. 18.
  • Claire L’Heureux-Dubé, judge in residence at Laval University Law School and a former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, was interviewed on CBC’s “RDI” (French Newsworld) Jan. 18.
  • Albie Sachs, justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and a former political prisoner, was interviewed on TVO’s “Studio 2” Jan. 17.
  • OMNI TV featured Osgoode Dean Patrick Monahan and federal Justice Minister Irwin Cotler in news coverage of the symposium Jan.18.

Schulich team places third at MBA games

York’s Schulich School of Business, whose MBA Program is consistently ranked No. 1 in the country, placed third at the 2005 National MBA Games held last weekend at Laval University, reported The Windsor Star Jan. 19. Fifteen MBA schools from across Canada competed in academic, athletic and team spirit competitions. Laval placed first and Windsor’s Odette School of Business came second.

On air

  • City-tv aired a tour of the Rexall Centre for tennis at York University on “Breakfast TV” Jan. 18.