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“Generous” to a Fault? The Supreme Court of Canada’s Approach to Section 6(1) of the Charter

January 15, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm



John Norris
Constitutional Litigator in Residence
David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights

“Generous” to a Fault?  The Supreme Court of Canada’s Approach to
Section 6(1) of the Charter

John Norris maintains a trial and appellate practice in criminal, constitutional and national security law. He is a Special Advocate for security certificate proceedings, and acts regularly for public interest groups on appeals before the Supreme Court of Canada. John is an adjunct member of the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, and is an active contributor to continuing legal education. He is the Asper Centre’s Constitutional-Litigator-in-Residence for 2013.  John is a Director of the Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers. He is an Assistant Editor of the Canadian Rights Reporter, and has authored several scholarly articles.  In 2011, John received the Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility in the practice of law from the Advocates’ Society.  John received his LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1991 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1993.

Event date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Solarium – Falconer Hall, 84 Queen’s Park


January 15, 2014
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm