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It's that time of year again! OJEN is pleased to make a call for applications for the OJEN/LFO Mock Trial Fund. We welcome funding applications from existing mock trial events, and applications supporting new mock trial events. In addition to financial support, OJEN will provide assistance with scenarios, information and tips on gaining sponsorship and in-kind support from local businesses, media coverage, approaching and involving justice sector representatives, requesting courthouse space for events, and other items.
Vote for OJEN and help us win $10,000 toward expanding our Family Law for Young Parents (FLYP) project! Our payroll company, ADP, is giving a grant of $10,000 to the client who gets the most votes for their project. You can vote for us once a day until the end of the month.
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9AM-3PM
Room 351, Fauteux Hall
Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
57 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa
See the full conference program below.
Through the generous support of our partners, the filmmakers of The Secret Trial 5, the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema and Blue Ice Docs, this screening is being made available for FREE!! Registration is on a first come, first serve basis and must include the EXACT number of students who will be attending.
OJEN is honoured to have been named a recipient of proceeds from a fundraising event to commemorate the life of Tate Herbert, an exceptional young man who died unexpectedly in June of 2013. An active participant in the art of improvisational comedy, he was studying Law & Society at Wilfred Laurier University and becoming an advocate for human rights and fairness.
Tate’s Tableaux: A LEGACY OF LAUGHTER AND LAW
Looking for a culminating activity for your Law 11 or 12 classes? Announcing the Fall 2014 Charter Challenge!
A very special opportunity for female high school students with an interest in law is coming to Ottawa on October 16, 2014. OJEN/ROEJ is partnering with The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) to present Women@Justice: Diversity That Works, a day-long Persons Day event focused on women’s careers, issues, and perspectives in law. Join us for a day of learning and conversation, featuring a keynote speech from Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Abella.
OJEN is hiring 3 Project Leaders in the Toronto. See attached job posting for details.
The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN/ROEJ) is pleased to partner with the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) to offer Trailblazers: Meeting Women in Law, a full-day educational opportunity on Wednesday September 24, 2014. This annual event provides high school girls the opportunity to connect with female legal professionals, starting at the LEAF Persons Day Breakfast and a special Trailblazers Q&A session with the keynote speaker.
Kris Kozell is the 2014 recipient of the Hux-Kiteley Exemplary Justice Educator Award. Kris taught law at Monarch Park Collegiate Institute until her retirement last year. She was recognized for her contributions to advancing justice education programming in the Toronto area though her nine years of participation in the OJEN/ROEJ Toronto Regional Committee and for her innovative teaching style.
Check out our Photo Galleries to see more photos from OJEN programs and events