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Full Disclosure: Beverly McLachlin, former Chief Justice of Canada

  • May 13, 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Aurora Cultural Centre

   

Professor Jamie Cameron

Professor Jamie Cameron has been a full-time member of the faculty at Osgoode Hall Law School since 1984. Professor Cameron’s research and teaching interests focus on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, freedom of expression and the press, the Supreme Court of Canada, criminal law, American constitutional law, and judicial biography. She has argued cases for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Professor Cameron was a Vice-President of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association for 20 years, and for 10 years served on the Board of Directors for the BC Civil Liberties Association. She has been on a number of boards over the years. At present, she is a member of the Ontario Review Board, which makes decisions under the Criminal Code about mentally disordered offenders. 

She last spoke to TALYR members in 2016 concerning the Supreme Court and the cases it hears.

Full Disclosure: Beverly McLachlin, former Chief Justice of Canada

This talk will provide a biographical sketch of former Chief Justice McLaughlin, highlighting her career and accomplishments.  It will discuss some of her most important Supreme Court of Canada decisions and her legacy, as the first woman to be named Chief Justice of Canada, and the longest-serving Chief Justice in Canada's history.  The talk might even include a few comments on her novel, published in 2018: Full Disclosure.

This event is part of the Spring 2019 Speaker series. Register for the Spring 2019 Event Series.

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