A Legal Forum for Intellectual Diversity

The Runnymede Society is a membership-based organization that invites speakers from all across the ideological spectrum to debate legal ideas that engage the rule of law, constitutionalism, and individual liberty. The goal is to focus on these age-old principles in the context of real issues that are not often explored in the law school classrooms.

Law & Freedom 2024: Emerging Trends in Federalism

In this encore episode from Runnymede’s Law & Freedom 2024 national conference, Aaron Wudrick of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute moderates a panel discussion on emerging issues in the Canadian law of federalism with Brett Carlson, Patricia Paradis, Derek Ross, and Professor Mary Shariff.

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Colton Fehr: Bedford and the Attenuation of Rights

In this episode of Runnymede Radio, Kristopher Kinsinger sits down with Colton Fehr, Professor at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Law, to discuss his recently released book, Judging Sex Work: Bedford and the Attenuation of Rights.

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Adrian Vermeule: The Development of Doctrine

In this special episode of Runnymede Radio, guest hosts Xavier Foccroulle Ménard and Jake McConville sit down with Adrian Vermeule, the Ralph S. Tyler Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School, to discuss the development of doctrine and his 2022 book, Common Good Constitutionalism.

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Why join?

INTELLECTUAL ENRICHMENT

We provide funding for debates, symposia, and panel discussions with external speakers and refreshments. We are able to assist with reaching out to speakers and fund out-of-town speaker travel expenses.

SOCIAL LIFE

We host regular networking events with local members of the legal profession, academics, journalists, and other students.

ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE

We aim to connect first-year students with upper-years who can provide mentorship and academic guidance, as well as course summaries.

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