The IHRP's Petra Molnar co-authors "Ottawa’s use of AI in immigration system has profound implications for human rights"

Thursday, September 27, 2018

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, International Human Rights Program researcher Petra Molnar (JD 2016) and Ronald Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto, warn about the implications of the federal government's use of artificial intelligence in refugee cases ("Ottawa’s use of AI in immigration system has profound implications for human rights," September 26, 2018).

Meet new faculty member Professor Chris Essert

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Prof. Christopher Essert

By Sheldon Gordon

Eight years ago, when he began his academic career at Queen's Faculty of Law, Chris Essert was assigned to teach a course on property law.  He discovered that the connection between property rights and equality under the law raised so many interesting questions that it was an area he should address in his research, too. 

Constitutional Roundtable: Athanasios Psygkas

Constitutional Roundtable Presents 

Athanasios (Akis) Psygkas

Lecturer in Law
University of Bristol Law School

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The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights' Public Interest Litigation Conference

 

The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights is a Centre within the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law devoted to advocacy, research and education in the area of constitutional rights in Canada. Since its inception in 2008, the Centre has intervened in several significant Charter litigation cases and has keenly observed the successes and challenges of public interest litigation.

Emerging Issues Workshop - Panel discussion on the Trinity Western University case

On November 30th and December 1st 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear two appeals involving Trinity Western University (TWU), a private Christian university in British Columbia wishing to open a new law school.  The appeals involve legal challenges to decisions by the law societies of British Columbia and Ontario and the impact of a policy that requires TWU students to sign a code of conduct forbidding sexual intimacy outside heterosexual marriage.

Prof. Anver Emon testifies at Parliamentary Committee about Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination,

Thursday, October 5, 2017

On Wednesday Oct. 4, 2017, Prof. Anver Emon testified at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage hearings about the motion Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination, M-103.

Prof. Anita Anand and Krupa Kotech '16 write "Canada’s approach to board diversity needs a rethink"

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Prof. Anita Anand and recent JD grad Krupa Kotecha '16 have written a commentary in the Globe and Mail about the weak corporate response to the lack of women on boards ("Canada’s approach to board diversity needs a rethink," March 22, 2017).

The conclude:

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