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Steve Boyd puts Queen’s on notice of pending defamation lawsuit

Recently-fired cross-country coach Steve Boyd has given the University notice of impending legal action in response to comments made about him after his contract was terminated on Feb. 19. Continue...

Meet the lawyer who’s defending students against Kingston landlords

In a small office on Bagot St., John Done works into the evening. On the wall is a child’s crayon drawing of a house in the sunshine. He’s taken the case of a young boy who’s been suspended from school twice this year. The boy's mother says his behaviour arises naturally from his disability—but the school board disagrees.Continue...

Jean Royce Hall sexual abuse case comes to a conclusion

After experiencing more than a year of sexual abuse at the hands of former Queen’s student Kenneth Gavin Williamson over four decades ago, Byron Ruttan has finally found justice.Continue...

Court hears first arguments in CFS-O lawsuit over Student Choice Initiative

The Ontario Divisional Court heard arguments from the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario (CFS-O) and the York Federation of Students (YFS) during the first hearing in the groups’ legal challenge against the province’s Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on Oct. 11.Continue...

SGPS responds to CFS-O lawsuit over Student Choice Initiative

SGPS President Jeremy Abramska says the Ontario government’s Student Choice Initiative will have a “dramatic effect” on his more than 4,000 graduate constituents.Continue...

Byron Ruttan presses civil claim against Ontario decades after experiencing child abuse in Jean Royce Hall

Child abuse victim Byron Ruttan will wait another year to see the province in court after a judge recently set the trial date for his civil claim for Sept. 23, 2019.Continue...

Residence Society denies all responsibility in sexual assault case

The Residence Society has denied all liability in a sexual assault lawsuit recently brought against the University, according to a statement from their lawyer Michael Hickey.Continue...

Landlord sues 12 student properties, 11 go unrepresented

This year, landlord Phil Lam filed lawsuits against 12 different groups of students living in his properties in the University District. Of the 12 cases, only one group had legal representation.Continue...

University faces lawsuit over residence sexual assaults

After a series of alleged sexual assaults in Victoria Hall residence rooms, a former Queen’s student is taking legal action to hold the University vicariously liable.Continue...

Former senior fellow sues Queen's over faculty appointment

In an ongoing lawsuit, a former senior fellow at the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) is suing Queen’s for an alleged breach of contract, according to court fillings obtained by The Journal .Continue...

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