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OJEN Classroom Resources

OJEN has over 200 resources available for use in classrooms, community agencies and justice education programs. All OJEN resources are available for free in English or French. Resources are for general educational use and are not legal advice. Anyone dealing with legal issues should consult a lawyer for confidential, specific legal advice. OJEN retains the copyright over all OJEN resources and materials cannot be modified without prior written permission. There are four ways to search for a resource:

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Top Five 2012: Baglow v Smith

Each year at OJEN’s Toronto Summer Law Institute, a judge from the Court of Appeal for Ontario identifies five cases that are of significance in the educational setting. This summary, based on these comments and observations, is appropriate for discussion and debate in the classroom setting. Baglow v Smith, 2012 ONCA 407 In this civil […]

Timeline of Events for the Steven Truscott Case

On September 30, 1959, Steven Truscott was found guilty of the murder of Lynne Harper. After years of struggling to clear his name, in 2007, the Court of Appeal for Ontario unanimously held that the conviction of Mr. Truscott was a miscarriage of justice and must be quashed. This resource includes a timeline of events […]

Top Five 2008

Each year at OJEN’s Toronto Summer Law Institute, a judge from the Court of Appeal for Ontario identifies five cases that are of significance in the educational setting. This summary, based on these comments and observations, is appropriate for discussion and debate in the classroom setting. Summaries of important legal cases from 2008, as identified […]

Top Five 2007

Each year at OJEN’s Toronto Summer Law Institute, a judge from the Court of Appeal for Ontario identifies five cases that are of significance in the educational setting. This summary, based on these comments and observations, is appropriate for discussion and debate in the classroom setting. Summaries of important legal cases from 2007, as identified […]

Top Five 2005

Each year Justice Stephen Goudge of the Ontario Court of Appeal identifies five cases that are of significance in the educational setting. This summary, based on his comments and observations, is appropriate for discussion and debate in the classroom setting. Summaries of important legal cases from 2005, as identified by the Honourable Mr. Justice Stephen […]

Top Five 2004

Each year at OJEN’s Toronto Summer Law Institute, a judge from the Court of Appeal for Ontario identifies five cases that are of significance in the educational setting. This summary, based on these comments and observations, is appropriate for discussion and debate in the classroom setting. Summaries of important legal cases from 2004, as identified […]

Top Five 2003

Each year at OJEN’s Toronto Summer Law Institute, a judge from the Court of Appeal for Ontario identifies five cases that are of significance in the educational setting. This summary, based on these comments and observations, is appropriate for discussion and debate in the classroom setting. Summaries of important legal cases from 2003, as identified […]

Top Five 2002

Each year at OJEN’s Toronto Summer Law Institute, a judge from the Court of Appeal for Ontario identifies five cases that are of significance in the educational setting. This summary, based on these comments and observations, is appropriate for discussion and debate in the classroom setting. Summaries of important legal cases from 2002, as identified […]

ESL Criminal Law Mock Trial Scenario: R. v. Lee

R. v. Lee, a plain language criminal mock trial scenario based on a shoplifting charge, with templates suitable for ESL students.

Criminal Law Mock Trial Scenario: R. v. Wilson

A 16-year old is charged with possession of a firearm and pointing of a firearm at a party in the accused’s apartment. Four witnesses have provided evidence. Suitable for a non-academic event or academically-focused exercise, this scenario presents the opportunity to discuss current debates about crime and the recent changes to the available sentences for […]

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