New student coalition formed

The culmination of a number of issues currently affecting Ontario law students has led to a new coalition of law school student governments from across the province. Third-year Osgoode Hall Law School student Douglas Judson is president of the new organization, reported Law Times April 7. Read full story.

Who’s looking beyond growth?
A few years ago, Peter Victor at York University in Canada constructed a no-growth model of the Canadian economy – he describes it, and its implications, in his 2008 book Managing Without Growth: Slower by Design, Not Disaster. More recently, Victor teamed up with Tim Jackson at Surrey University to develop The Green Economy Macro-Model and Accounts, macroeconomic model intended for societies that don’t want to pursue unending economic growth or can’t achieve it, reported April 8. Read full story.