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September 2018

Your Right to Know: an Access to Information Workshop for Legal Research and Advocacy

September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
J140 Jackman Law Building, 78 Queen's Park Cres
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5 Canada

Your Right to Know: an Access to Information Workshop for Legal Research and Advocacy Every Canadian has the right to request information from federal, provincial/territorial and municipal governments.  Access to information from our government underpins society’s most important democratic ideals, including government accountability, freedom of expression and press freedom.  Many organizations even characterize access to information as a fundamental human right. We are convening a lunchtime panel on September 26th 2018 at 12:30 - 2:00 in J140 focused on the use…

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October 2018

Asper Centre’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jackman Law Building, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 78 Queens Park

It's been a full decade since the Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights opened its doors! To celebrate 10 years of dedicated advocacy, education and research, former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Thomas Cromwell will moderate a conversation between Mary Eberts and Joseph Arvay, two of our former Constitutional Litigators-in-Residence on October 17, 2018 at 5:00pm Reception to follow REGISTER HERE (for this free event) to help us keep track of numbers   The Honourable Thomas Albert Cromwell, C.C. received law degrees from Queen’s and…

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Implicit Bias and Police Decision Making

October 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
J140 Jackman Law Building, 78 Queen's Park Cres
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5 Canada

The Indigenous Initiatives Office and the Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights are pleased to present this special event for law students, faculty and staff only. On October 18, 2018, Toronto Police Service Detective Sergeant Aly Virji and Sergeant S. Ali Moosvi will talk about the implicit bias training they deliver to all Toronto Police Service officers and why it is important in a diversity city like Toronto. Biographies Aly Virji – Detective Sergeant – Toronto Police Service Detective Sergeant Aly…

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