Friday, September 23, 2022 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Symposium in honour of Justice Abella

The symposium in honour of Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella on Friday, September 23, is organized around three scholarly papers in areas of law in which Justice Abella has been particularly active: labour law, equality rights law, and public/administrative law.

The three papers will be given by Professors Adelle Blackett (McGill Law), Martha Minow (Harvard Law School), and Paul Daly (uOttawa Common Law), and they will address some broad themes or issues of interest in these areas. Each paper session will also feature two invited commentators.

The symposium will take place in J140 and the schedule is as follows:

  • 8:30am - 9:00am - Coffee + Registration 
  • 9:00am - 10:30am - Martha Minow (Equality Rights)
    • Commentary from: Sabine Tsuruda & Elizabeth Shilton 
  • 10:30am - 10:45am - Coffee Break 
  • 10:45am - 12:15pm - Adelle Blackett (Labour)
    • Commentary from: Supriya Routh & Claire Mumme
  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm - Lunch
  • 1:15pm - 2:45pm - Paul Daly (Administrative)
    • Commentary from: Matthew Lewans & Geneviève Cartier 
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm - Reception 

If you would like to attend, please RSVP on the Eventbrite page:

Symposium Poster (PDF) 

Symposium Poster with abstracts (PDF)

Photo of Justice Abella by Dave Chan