The Law Speaks, Speaking the Law: Jurisdiction between the Legal Academy and the Humanities

One Day Workshop

The Law Speaks, Speaking The Law

Jurisdiction between the Legal Academy and the Humanities

 

Location: Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

Date: June 6, 2018

Sponsored by: The Jackman Humanities Institute, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and the Faculty of Law

Prof. Kent Roach writes "Ending peremptory challenges in jury selection is a good first step" in Ottawa Citizen

Monday, April 2, 2018

In a commentary in the Ottawa Citizen, Prof. Kent Roach argues that the federal government's proposal in Bill C-75 to eliminate peremptory challenges in jury selection is an important first step towards ensuring representative juries ("Ending peremptory challenges in jury selection is a good first step," April 2, 2018).

Read the full commentary on the Ottawa Citizen website, or below.

Cultural Appropriation, Creativity and Innovation-A Round Table Discussion

Cultural Appropriation, Creativity and Innovation
A Round Table Discussion

Friday, March 23
12:30-2 pm.
Jackman Law Building (lower level), Room P115.
(Note change of location)

Panelists: 
Professor Margaret Jane Radin
Professor George Elliot Clarke
Journalist Meera Solanki Estrada 

Legal Protection of Traditional Knowledge

Legal Protection of Traditional Knowledge

Professor Aman Gebru

University of  Toronto Faculty of Law
Room P105, Jackman Law Building (Lower Level
78 Queen's Park

(Note change of location)

Tuesday, March 20
12:30-2 pm.
 

Anishinaabe Intellectual Properties: Treaty Rights, Museums, Restoration and Resistance

Anishinaabe Intellectual Properties: Treaty Rights, Museums, Restoration and Resistance

Professor Nicholas Deleary

Jackman Law Building, Room P105
78 Queen's Park

Tuesday, February 27

Prof. Kent Roach on how the Canadian legal system fails Indigenous people like Colten Boushie

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Photo of Colten Boushie
Colten Boushie in a photo posted Nov. 6, 2011 (photo via Facebook)

By Geoffrey Vendeville

The verdict in the Colten Boushie case has provoked outrage across the country and prompted reflection about how the justice system treats Indigenous people. 

Indigenous Initiatives' Amanda Carling and Prof. Kent Roach co-authors of "Mandatory minimum sentencing should be Trudeau’s first resolution"

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Amanda Carling, Manager of Indigenous Initiatives, and Prof. Kent Roach are among the co-authors of a commentary in the Globe and Mail calling on the federal government to amend the criminal code to allow judges to depart from mandatory minimum sentences if they give specific reasons for doing so, as recommended by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission ("Mandatory minimum sentencing should be Trudeau’s first resolution," January 2, 2018).

IIO Speaker Series Presents Dr. Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark

Photo: Dr. Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark teaching U of T Law Students, Faculty and Staff at the 2017 Indigenous Law in Context Camp at Neyaashiinigmiing (Cape Croker)

This is a public lecture. All are welcome. A light lunch will be served.

Indigenous People and Human Rights: A Dialogue with James Anaya

The Indigenous Initiatives Office is thrilled to welcome the Ontario Human Rights Commission as they present this conversation with Dean James Anaya, part of a larger dialogue on Indigenous people and human rights.

All are welcome. More information coming soon. Time subject to change. 

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