The David Asper Centre is devoted to realizing constitutional rights through advocacy, research and education. The Centre aims to play a vital role in articulating Canada’s constitutional vision to the broader world. The cornerstone of the Centre is a legal clinic that brings together students, faculty and members of the bar to work on significant constitutional cases and advocacy initiatives. The Centre was established through a generous gift from UofT law alumnus David Asper (LLM ’07).
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- Panel Discussion with TWU Interveners’ CounselJanuary 25, 2018By Erika Voaklander and Solomon McKenzie At the end of 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) heard arguments in the two Trinity Western University (TWU) appeals. The results of the appeals may have wide and deep impacts on the legal profession and […]
- Unpacking the Issues in the Upcoming TWU Appeals at the Supreme Court of CanadaNovember 8, 2017by Tal Schreier 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 […]
- Asper Centre Public Interest Litigation Conference – Call for PapersOctober 19, 2017The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights is pleased to invite abstract submissions for its upcoming Public Interest Litigation Conference, which will be held on March 2, 2018. The Conference will be focused on legal strategies for […]
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