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OJEN INOTTAWA

Ottawa Committee

OJEN’s Ottawa Committee includes volunteers from the justice and education sectors who work together to organize justice education programs for students and youth. It is chaired by Justice Michelle O’Bonsawin of the Superior Court of Justice.

The Ottawa Committee delivers programs that are responsive to local needs by collaborating with teachers and community partners. The committee strives to facilitate connections between youth and the legal community that promote greater understanding of the justice sector and the community it serves.

Programs

Courtroom Visits

OJEN’s Courtroom Visit program provides students with unique opportunities to deepen their understanding of the justice system through experiential learning. Students get a chance to observe real court in session and to directly engage with justice sector representatives, like judges, Crown attorneys, defense lawyers, justices of the peace, and many other individuals with different roles … Learn More

Classroom Visits

OJEN’s Courtrooms & Classrooms activities enhance classroom learning by connecting students with the justice system and the professionals who work within it. Observing court in session, participating in mock trial tournaments, and connecting with justice sector professionals in the classroom – all help take law off the pages of the text book and into real … Learn More

OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials

The OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials (OOCMT) is a partnership between the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN). A network of local mock trial tournaments use the OOCMT case and format for mock trials.

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