Event date: Monday, September 12, 2011, from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Bennett Lecture Hall
All U of T law students wishing to participate in this year’s working groups must come to this information session. The possible working groups include the following:
Response to Proposed Crime Bills: Students will be researching the legal issues arising from the proposed crime legislation being put forward by the federal government. Of concern are provisions relating to mandatory minimum sentences as well as detention. Faculty consultant is Kent Roach. Student leader is Arina Joanisse.
Asper Centre Outlook: Assist our 3 student editors create content for the Centre’s twice yearly newsletter. Student editors are Esther Oh, Emily Shepard and Rebekah Lauks.
Equality Rights and Assisted Human Reproduction: Work with our partner organization, LEAF (Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund) to analyze the equality rights issues arising out of the Assisted Human Reproduction Act and other relevant provincial legislation. The Asper Centre is also organizing a conference November 4-5 with the Health Law Group on this issue. Student leader is Tatiana Lazdins.
Bill C-4 Amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act: We are considering a response to the federal government’s proposed amendments to this legislation. A student leader has not yet been chosen.