Sharing Insights

To support productive scholarly dialogue and informed public conversations, we share news and research with the Nathanson Centre’s communities through several channels:

The Nathanson Blog

Our blog offers news and updates from the Nathanson Centre, including recaps of recent events, announcements of publications by Centre-affiliated researchers and other dispatches on transnational legal issues.

Osgoode project keeps an eye on Canadian mining companies abroad

JCAP works to bring bad behaviour to the attention of securities regulators and investors.

CBC’s The Current with Matt Galloway and Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Palma Paciocco

Criminal cases in Ontario must be tried within 18 months, but staffing shortages and other problems are leading to cases being thrown out when that time is up. Galloway talks to legal experts about what happens when serious cases like sexual assault allegations get thrown out, and protecting public faith in the legal system.


Governments, the UN, citizens, and international and civil society organizations have long voiced concerns about the impacts of corporations on sustainability issues, particularly in relation to human rights and the environment. Yet attempts to address these issues have often been siloed to specific legal disciplines. Corporate lawyers argue that tweaks to corporate law would address […]

Transnational Human Rights Review

The Transnational Human Rights Review (THR) is a scholarly journal focused on the promotion and protection of human rights in jurisdictions around the globe. THR is published through a collaboration between the Nathanson Centre and the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in Abuja, Nigeria. Led by a team of highly regarded international scholars and jurists, THR welcomes scholarly articles that examine human rights from a transnational perspective or that engage with questions of human rights normativity and practices. You can learn more about THR, including the journal’s submission criteria and peer review process, in the Digital Commons of Osgoode Hall Law School. 

Recent Articles

Citizenship Deprivation as an Act of Persecution: Case Study of the Assam Citizen Exercise as a Precursor to a Nation-Wide Determination of Citizenship.

Explores reasons for defining India’s citizenship practices, now modified through the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 as “persecutory.”

Transformative Constitutions and Constitutionalism: A New Theory and School of Jurisprudence from the Global South?

Using Kenya as a case study, explores critical elements of transformative constitutions as well as the development of the jurisprudence emerging from these constitutions.

Protection of Victim-Witnesses of Human Rights Violations in Criminal Prosecutions in Nigeria

Highlights a lack of information about witness protection practices in prosecutions involving human rights violations in Nigeria and proposes a system to facilitate the protection of victim-witnesses testifying against perpetrators of human rights violations.