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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 2006

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 2006, 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 Sentencing Scenario: R. v. Cain

A 16-year old has plead guilty to assault causing bodily harm and robbery, charges stemming from an attack on a 15 year-old student and the theft of the younger student’s basketball shoes. The scenario can be used in a mock sentencing hearing or a mock sentencing conference/circle, or both. A total of ten witness roles […]

Criminal Law Mock Sentencing Scenario: On the Basketball Court

A 14 year-old has pled guilty to possession of a firearm, after a local pick-up basketball game. This sentencing scenario provides students the opportunity to explore sentencing options, such as minimum and maximum sentences, as this case deals with gun possession. The scenario should be a useful springboard for discussions about the current political climate […]

Elementary School Criminal Law Mock Sentencing Scenario: R. v. Potter and Weasley

Both Harry Potter and Ron Weasley are charged with taking a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent. Ron is also charged separately with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. This scenario teaches elementary students in Grades 5 & 6 about the criminal justice system and deals with offences under the Criminal Code and with sentencing […]

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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