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Osgoode Hall Law School - York University
2011 Constitutional Cases: The Fifteenth Annual Analysis of the Constitutional Decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada
Toronto, Ontario
May 4, 2012 - May 5, 2012
May 4, 2012 - 30 Years of Charter Jurisprudence: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Canada’s leading constitutional scholars and practitioners will give you practical and thoughtful analysis of:
• Noteworthy 2011 Supreme Court of Canada constitutional decisions and their implications
• Constitutional law trends and dissents
• Transformative moments in Charter Advocacy
• The Charter's context, 1982-2012
• Breakout sessions on Aboriginal Rights; Section 15 – Equality Stalled?; Fundamental
Freedoms; Money and Justice (Limits on Rights)

Keynote Address
The Hon. Irwin Cotler, P.C., O.C., Member of Parliament for Mount Royal

May 5, 2012 - Criminal Justice and Legal Rights: Reflecting on 30 Years
• The justness of criminal justice: how has the Charter changed the problems we face?
• Substantive criminal law and its limits
• Race, culture and diversity
• Due process and its limits
• Gender violence & sexual assault

Keynote Address
The Hon. Justice Morris Fish, Supreme Court of Canada
"Criminal Law Ethics in the Charter Era"

May 4, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EDT/EST
May 5, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. EDT/EST

Osgoode Professional
Development Centre
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor
Toronto, ON

Who Should Attend?
 Government lawyers
 Litigators practising in:
- civil litigation
- constitutional law
- labour law
- criminal law
- human rights
- media law
 Judges
 Academics and students
 Government Employees

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