Font size:

OJEN

Subscribe to
email updates
from OJEN

SIGN UP NOW

Bursaries for incoming law students! EXTENDED DEADLINE: June 30

APPLY NOW

Teachers!
Get a head start on the school year
with our classroom resources

FIND RESOURCES

Summer Law Institute
August 28-29, 2018

Professional Development
for teachers in
historic Osgoode Hall

INFO + REGISTER

Key areas

TEACHER RESOURCES

Our resources are legally accurate, curriculum-linked, and tested with students.

The OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials for High School Students

Join your local mock trial tournament.

TRAINING

Continuing Professional Development, facilitator training, and video resources.

ABOUT OJEN

Find out more about who we are and what we do.

JUSTICE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

We run programs in community settings and with special audiences.

BOOK A COURTHOUSE VISIT

Bring your class or youth group to visit a courthouse and watch court.

BOOK A GUEST SPEAKER

We can connect you with a legal expert who can talk to your audience.

Get Involved

Volunteer, donate, or work with us.

OJEN NEWS

Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant Expands Youth-Police Dialogues

The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) announced in April that the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) has been approved for funding to expand our successful Youth-Police Dialogue program across the province.  The $389,800 OTF grant will permit the program to be replicated in 14 Ontario communities within the next three years.  Over 400 youth will have […]

Justice Margaret Scott Receives Chief Justices’ Award

Justice Margaret Ann Scott Receives the 2017 OJEN Chief Justices’ Award
On March 29th, Justice Margaret Scott became the 13th reipient of OJEN’s Chief Justices’ Award. The award recognizes her commitment to justice education in the Durham region. In 2002 she was the driving force behind the establishment of the Durham Public Legal Education Committee, which she has co-chaired for the past 15 years. Justice Scott is best known for the numerous visits she makes to speak to students in their classrooms and assist in their mock trial preparations. Her ongoing efforts to connect with students both in the courthouse and in their classrooms have put a human face on the justice system and contributed to greater understanding of its role in society.

FROM THE OJEN BLOG

Profiling the New Waterloo Region Committee

The OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trial Tournament (OOCMT) completed its fourth season last month, with record numbers of schools participating.  Since it was launched in 2014-2015 school year, the number of schools enrolling in the program has grown from 87 to 175.  Along with its popularity, the need for additional support at the local level, has […]

Mock Trials – Making High School Memories

Over the months of April and May, hundreds of high school students throughout the province gained a new understanding of the legal profession as they tried their hand at arguing a mock trial in courtrooms throughout Ontario.  After weeks of coaching sessions with lawyer volunteers, hours of legal research and after-school huddles with their team […]

Keep up-to-date with news from OJEN!

OJEN has cleaned its email list in accordance with CASL legislation. If you used to receive our publications, please enter your email address into the box below to check if you are still subscribed.

Your address was not found on our list.

You are already subscribed to OJEN’s newsletter, thank you.