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Constitutional Litigator-in-Residence for 2022

Jessica Orkin has been selected as the Asper Centre Constitutional-Litigator-in-Residence for Fall 2022. Jessica Orkin is a partner at Goldblatt Partners LLP in Toronto and leads the firm’s Aboriginal law practice. … Read More

Statement: Inquiry into the use of the Emergencies Act

The Asper Centre has joined a number of civil society organizations across Canada to call for the public inquiry into the recent invocation of the Emergencies Act to have broad … Read More

News Statement: Young Canadians File Court Challenge to Lower Federal Voting Age – Calling it Unconstitutional

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2021 – A group of Canadian children and youth are set to make history, opening the possibility that they and their peers may be able to cast … Read More

News Statement: Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General)

In a deeply divided 5 to 4 decision released today, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the Better Local Government Act, 2018 as constitutional. This legislation was enacted by the … Read More

Constitutional Litigator-in-Residence for 2021

The Asper Centre is pleased to announce that Jonathan Rudin has been selected as its new Constitutional-Litigator-in-Residence and will be co-teaching the Asper Centre’s clinical course in the Fall of … Read More