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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 2003: Starson v Swayze

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. Starson v Swayze, 2003 SCC 32, [2003] 1 SCR […]

Top Five 2005: Auton (Guardian ad litem of) v AG of British Columbia

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. Auton (Guardian ad litem of) v AG of British Columbia, [2004] 3 SCR 657, 2004 SCC 78 “This case […]

Top Five 2005: Chaoulli v Quebec

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. Chaoulli v Quebec, [2005] 1 SCR 791, 2005 SCC […]

Top Five 2009: AC v Manitoba (Director of Child and Family Services)

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. AC v Manitoba (Director of Child and Family Services), […]

Top Five 2011

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 2011, as identified […]

Top Five 2011: Rasouli v Sunnybrook Health Science Centre

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. Rasouli v Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, 2011 ONCA 482 […]

Landmark Case: Eldridge v. British Columbia (Attorney General)

Each OJEN Landmark Case includes a case summary, classroom discussion questions and worksheets that encourage students to explore both the legal and societal importance of the case. The appellants, Robin Eldridge and John and Linda Warren, are deaf and prefer to communicate through sign language. After a not-for-profit agency stopped providing free medical interpretation in […]

Landmark Case: Equality Rights and Access to Health Care – Auton v. British Columbia (Attorney General)

Each OJEN Landmark Case includes a case summary, classroom discussion questions and worksheets that encourage students to explore both the legal and societal importance of the case. The parents of several autistic children brought an action against the British Columbia government for failing to fund a form of treatment for autistic children. They argued that […]

Landmark Case: Mandatory Minimum Sentence for Murder – R. v. Latimer

Each OJEN Landmark Case includes a case summary, classroom discussion questions and worksheets that encourage students to explore both the legal and societal importance of the case. R. v. Latimer is a landmark Canadian case dealing with mandatory minimum sentences for murder. Robert Latimer’s 12-year old daughter, Tracy, suffered from cerebral palsy which rendered her […]

Landmark Case: The Montfort Hospital Case – Lalonde v. Health Services Restructuring Commission (Ontario)

Each OJEN Landmark Case includes a case summary, classroom discussion questions and worksheets that encourage students to explore both the legal and societal importance of the case. The Ontario Health Services Restructuring Committee recommended that Hôpital Montfort, the only Francophone teaching hospital in Ontario, become an ambulatory care centre and maintain a limited number of beds. […]

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