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Symposium: Funding the Charter Challenge
April 1, 2011 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event date: Friday, April 01, 2011, from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Bennet Lecture Hall, Flavelle House, Faculty of Law, Universtity of Toronto
Legal experts in practice and the academy provide information and commentary on the availability of funding for some of the most significant litigation in the country. How can you obtain advanced costs? Are class actions feasible in Charter claims? What are the reasonable and ethical limits of pro bono? Does the legal aid system adequately fund complex cases?
1:00 Cost Strategies for Litigants
Panel: Joseph Arvay, Q.C., Arvay Finlay Barristers
Douglas Elliott, Roy Elliott O’Connor LLP
David McKillop, Legal Aid Ontario
2:45 Access to Justice, Professionalism and Ethics
Panel: Prof. Janet Mosher, Osgoode Hall Law School
Prof. Chris Tollefson, Univ. of Victoria
Prof. Jasminka Kalajdzic, Univ. of Windsor
4:30 Morris A. Gross Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Marlys Edwardh, C.M.
The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Rowell Room.
This program has been accredited by the Law Society for 1 hour toward
the annual Professionalism Requirement.