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January 2020

Asper Centre Public Interest Lunch – Substantive Equality in Sentencing

January 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
J125 Jackman Law Building

The Asper Centre recently intervened in two cases before the Ontario Court of Appeal involving the criminal sentencing of marginalized people. Despite the Supreme Court of Canada’s aspirations in Gladue, Indigenous people in Canada continue to be criminalized and incarcerated at alarming rates. In particular, the over representation of Indigenous women in prisons has increased substantially over the past 10 years. Though their historical circumstances are different, Black Canadians also experience significant systemic discrimination and bias when dealing with police,…

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February 2020

Constitutional Law Career Panel

February 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
J125 Jackman Law Building

The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights presents a CONSTITUTIONAL LAW CAREER PANEL On February 12, 2020 at 12:30pm-2:00pm Are you a JD Candidate with a passion for promoting our Constitutional and Charter rights? Do you want to learn about the numerous career paths that exist for students wishing to practice Constitutional Law? Meet and get advice from four practicing lawyers (including UTLaw & Asper Centre alumni) who are currently working in their fields of passion. Panelists to be confirmed shortly.... J125—Jackman Law…

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Morris A. Gross Memorial Lecture – Jean Teillet

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
J250 Jackman Law Building Moot Court

The Morris A. Gross Memorial Lecture was established in memory of the late Morris A. Gross by the law firm Minden Gross LLP and by members of his family, friends and professional associates. The intention of the lectureship is to, every two years, bring to the Faculty of Law a distinguished scholar or a member of the practicing bar or bench for discussion with the student body and Faculty, and to deliver the bi-annual Morris A. Gross Memorial Lecture. This…

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