Health Law

Consent to Treatment - Joseph Colangelo (SLI 2005)

This resource provides a teaching on consent to treatment presented to the Summer Law Institute 2005 by Joseph Colangelo. The paper includes explanations, issues and activities for class discussion concerning the topic of consent to treatment.
 

Doctors, Lawyers and Justice: When Mass Disaster Happens - Dr. Laura Hawryluck, Joe Colangelo, Lee Akazaki (SLI 2006)

"Doctors, Lawyers and Justice: When the Mass Disaster Happens" presented to the Summer Law Institute 2006 by Medico Legal Society: Dr. Laura Hawryluck, Joe Colangelo, Lee Akazaki . This presentation provides a useful handout and questions about medical treatment and triage during mass disasters and pandemics. 

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide - Medico Legal Society: Gordon Slemko and Dr. Akbar Khan (SLI 2007)

A powerpoint overview of euthanasia and assisted suicide presented to the Summer Law Institute 2007 by Medico Legal Society: Gordon Slemko and Dr. Akbar Khan. This presentation introduces and defines the topics of euthanasia and assisted suicide, and presents the criminal code  and debate surrounding the issue.

How the Courts Kept Me Alive - Dr. Laura Hawryluck, Joseph Colangelo and Lee Akazaki (SLI 2005)

A discussion on the medical and legal issues surrounding "End of Life" presented to the Summer Law Institute 2005 by Dr. Laura Hawryluck, Joseph Colangelo and Lee Akazaki. This paper provides an overview of the topics of euthanasia, removal of life support and assisted suicide, their legal terms  from a Canadian perspective and a case overview for classroom discussion. 
 

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.

Legal Reasoning Tool: How to Write a Case Brief

OJEN Legal Reasoning Tools are designed to provide high school students with the skills to investigate legal issues, identify perspectives and think critically about legal developments within the classroom and beyond. These tools assist students in applying the legal inquiry process by guiding them through the stages of formulating questions, gathering and organizing information, interpreting and analyzing legal issues, evaluating and drawing conclusions, and communicating their findings.

Pandemic Monograph - Lee Akazaki (SLI 2006)

An introduction to and class questions about Ontario's Medico-Legal infrastructure by Lee Akazaki presented to the Summer Law Institute 2006. This paper considers legal implications surrounding the control of communicable diseases, duty to report, triage, and the right to treatment.
 

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 by the Honourable Mr. Justice Stephen Goudge of the Ontario Court of Appeal at OJEN's 2003 Summer Law Institute. 

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.

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.

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