Monday, November 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Hart House Debates Room, 2nd Floor, 7 Hart House Circle

The Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies, Faculty of Law, and Woodsworth College cordially invites you to attend our 2018 John LI. J. Edwards Lecture.

Named after the founder of the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, John Ll. J. Edwards, this is an annual public lecture on issues related to criminal law, crime, policing, punishment, and security.

The Accidental Jurist: Thoughts on a life in the law

Presented by Senator Murray Sinclair

Senator Sinclair served the justice system in ­­Manitoba for over 25 years. He was the first Aboriginal Judge appointed in Manitoba and Canada’s second.

He served as Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry in Manitoba and as Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

Senator Sinclair has been invited to speak throughout Canada, the United States and internationally, has won numerous awards for his leadership, mentorship and advocacy, and has received Honorary Doctorates from over a dozen Canadian universities. Senator Sinclair was appointed to the Senate on April 2, 2016.

Introduced by Lee Maracle, Si'Yam, Indigenous Studies, University of Toronto

Date: Monday November 19th, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm - reception to follow

Hart House Debates Room
2nd Floor, 7 Hart House Circle
University of Toronto

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required.
Please RSVP by Wednesday November 14th, 2018 to

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation, please contact Maria Wowk at 416-978-3722 x239 or email to make appropriate arrangements.

Sponsored by the Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies, Faculty of Law, and Woodsworth College.