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Bogart on the Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Professor Bill Bogart, author of Off the Street: Legalizing Drugs? joins Calgary 770 to share his insight into this process.    

2017 SJ Fellows

2017 Social Justice Fellows 2017 Social Justice Fellows

Congratulations to our 2017 Social Justice Fellows!

Cerone Interviewed on Fox 25

Professor John Cerone Professor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone was interviewed on Fox 25 WFXT television regarding the European Court of Human Rights judgment rendered last week in relation to the Russian response to the Beslan terrorist attack. The Court found that Russia was responsible for a number of violations of the European Convention. Russia rejected the judgment and said that it would appeal. 

Watch the full video interview here

Cerone interviewed by Al Jazeera

Professor John Cerone Professor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone was interviewed by Al Jazeera English on April 12. In the interview, he discussed the judgment by the European Court of Human Rights in relation to the Beslan attack. He discussed the reviewability of judgments of the European court of human rights, and the balancing act required of states under human rights law in preventing and responding to abuses perpetrated by nonstate actors, such as the Beslan terrorists. 

Listen to the interview here.

Islamophobia: Dispelling Myths Through Dialogue

Waboose Challenges Senator Beyak

Windsor Law Professor Valarie Waboose called on Senator Lynn Beyak to educate herself about residential schools after the Senator said indigenous people 'owe their lives' to residential schools. Professor Waboose challenged the Senator in an interview with CBC Morning News on April 3.  

Read the CBC article here.

Cerone Interviewed by Al Jazeera

Professor John Cerone Professor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone was interviewed by Al Jazeera April 4. The topic was the latest Chemical weapons attack in Syria. He discussed the criminalization of chemical weapons use in internal armed conflicts, the political and practical obstacles to prosecutions, the recent openings of investigations in Austria and Spain, as well as the newly established special investigative task force created by the UN General Assembly to document and preserve evidence of international crimes being committed in Syria.

One more Moot Win!

Students Jessica Clement and Jessie Gomberg with Donna D'Andrea and Rachelle Pollard at Hicks Morley Students Jessica Clement and Jessie Gomberg with Donna D'Andrea and Rachelle Pollard at Hicks Morley

Congratulations Jessica Clement and Jessie Gomberg on winning the 2017 Hicks Morley Cup!

The students were thrilled with the experience and say Hicks Morley put on a great day for them that was collegial and friendly. 

The final rounds of the annual Hicks Morley Cup Moot are held in the Toronto offices of Hicks Morley. The event provides an opportunity for students from Ontario law schools to litigate current legal issues of significance in the areas of human resource law and administrative law. 

Moot Success!

Adam Fucile and Joseph Tung at the National LawMeet Competition Adam Fucile and Joseph Tung at the National LawMeet Competition

Congratulations to the Dual JD Team of 3Ls, Adam Fucile and Joseph Tung, who placed first in the Regional LawMeet in Chicago in February, earning them the right to compete in the National competition where they earned second place, outperforming 82 teams from law schools across the U.S. and Canada.

Demers Interviewed by the Lawyer's Daily

Annette Demers Annette Demers

The CBC reported last week that the government is considering ending the print version of the Statutes of Canada which would include repealing the Act that sets out their publication requirements. Annette Demers, Associate Dean, Law Library and Legal Research Services, was interviewed by the Lawyer's Daily on this issue on behalf of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries, which also sent out a letter to the minister to raise concerns. 

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