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Teaching the Mathur et al. Case in High School: An Update

[New and Upcoming: Registration is Open] In September 2022, after an already gargantuan fight to get their case to be heard by the province’s court, the seven young Ontarians at the centre of the Mathur case will finally head to Ontario’s Superior Court. This webinar is a follow-up to our 2020 webinar, which introduced the […]

F v N: A Discussion

Two Halton area lawyers were granted leave to appeal the family law case known as F v N at the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC).  They discuss the details of the case and offer insight into how they were preparing for their day at Canada’s highest court. The case touched on the principle of “best […]

Guidelines for better legal workshops: best practices for effective public legal education presentations

Access to Justice Week (A2J Week) brings together a range of justice sector stakeholders to develop meaningful, public-centred solutions that advance systemic change in the justice system. OJEN is pleased to support A2J Week in 2021 with activities for students, teachers, community workers, and legal professionals. To learn more about A2J Week events in Ontario, […]

Top 5 Significant Cases of the Past Year – SLI 2021

Event Summary:  The Ontario Justice Education Network is offering a free online session for secondary school teachers on ‘The Top 5 Cases’ of the past year. This webinar features Professor Sonia Lawrence from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. The Ontario Justice Education Network is offering a free online session featuring Professor Sonia Lawrence from Osgoode Hall Law […]

Black Legal Action Centre: Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in the Education System

The Black Legal Action Centre was created in 2017 to address anti-Black racism in Ontario. In this session, they join OJEN to talk about anti-Black racism in schools, the Ontario school to prison pipeline, and other issues facing Black youth. Date and time: Wednesday, August 25, 1-2 p.m. Speakers: Jody Dunn, Provincial Anti-Black Racism & Justice […]

OJEN’s New Resources 2021

Event Summary: Secondary school teachers, join us for a free online session highlighting OJEN’s new resources for the classroom! A long-time favourite of the Summer Law Institute, OJEN staff present new resources available for your classroom. This year’s webinar will feature a number of online resources and plans for program delivery throughout the year! Date and […]

So, You want to Be a Paralegal: Exploring Careers in Law

Are your students interested in a career in law? This webinar will cover what paralegals and law clerks do, recent changes in paralegals’ scope of practice and the training required to enter this exciting profession. Date and time: Monday, August 23, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Speakers: Linda Pasternak, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed., J.D, Paralegal Program Coordinator/Professor, […]

Canada and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child – Child Rights in Action

Learn about and receive resources on the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and how it’s implemented in Canada. This workshop will cover the UNCRC’s interaction with various federal and provincial laws (eg. human rights, education, criminal, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms), as well as its place within Canada’s international obligations. […]

Three Areas of Law Impacting Your Student Outcomes

Many areas of law intersect with and impact a young person’s access to, and pathway through, our education systems. In this session Justice for Children and Youth, Ontario’s specialty child rights legal clinic, will explore three such intersections – immigration law for young people with no or precarious immigration status, special education systems and their […]

Child Witnesses in the Criminal Courts

Panel discussion about the how child witnesses are supported throughout a criminal case, from the early stages of the police investigation through to court preparation, testimony in the courtroom and at sentencing hearings. Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Time: 3:00 pm Speakers: Child Advocate Worker from BOOST – CYAC (Child and Youth Advocacy Centre), Crown and Defence Counsel, […]

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