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.

Announcement: Law & Freedom 2022 Rescheduled

Runnymede Society National Director releases update regarding Law & Freedom 2022: I’d like to begin by thanking everyone who has already registered to attend Law & Freedom 2022. We know what this conference means to so many of you, and

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Supreme Court Law Review: Call for Papers

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] The Unwritten Principle of Constitutionalism in Canadian Jurisprudence: Does a (Meta-)principle Undergird Canada’s Rule of Law, and is it Justiciable? A project co-presented by Maxime St-Hilaire (Faculté de droit, Université de Sherbrooke), Ryan

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Introducing Our New National Director

The Runnymede Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristopher Kinsinger as our new National Director. Over the summer months, Kristopher has worked closely with our former National Director Mark Mancini and the rest of the Runnymede team to

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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.


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


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


In 2016, we founded the Runnymede Society as a national student membership organization dedicated to exploring the ideas and ideals of constitutionalism, liberty and the rule of law. We provide outstanding support and opportunities for intellectual enrichment, networking, and professional development, including by providing members opportunities to meet and enrich their legal knowledge with professors, practitioners, and judges.

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