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The McCarter Conference on Access to Justice

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Massey College

4 Devonshire Place

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Massey College’s Quarterly Court Presents:

The McCarter Conference on Access to Justice

Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Upper Library of Massey College

Featuring a keynote address by Renu Mandhane, Chief Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission

Conference Schedule, Feb. 27, 2018

9:00-10:15 - PANEL 1: CURRENT CHALLENGES

  • Annamaria Enenajor, Lawyer at Ruby, Shiller & Enenajor LLP
  • Anthony Morgan, Lawyer at Falconers LLP
  • Emilie Lahaie, Lawyer at Aboriginal Legal Services Toronto
  • Omar Ha-Redeye, Lawyer at Fleet Street Law

10:15-10:45 - Coffee Break

10:45-12:00 - PANEL 2: LOOKING AHEAD – FUTURE SOLUTIONS

  • Christien Levien, Lawyer & Founder of Legalswipe
  • Julie Mathews, Executive Director at Community Legal Education of Ontario
  • Anthony Niblett, U of T Law Professor and co-founder of Blue J Legal

12:00-12:30 - Lunch served

12:30-2:00 - Keynote address by Renu Mandhane, Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission

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Renu Mandhane

Renu Mandhane was appointed Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission in October 2015. She is the former Executive Director of the award-winning International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. She has an LL.M in international human rights law from New York University. Renu began her practice focused on criminal law, and in that capacity she represented many survivors of sexual violence and prisoners. Renu sits on the Canada Committee of Human Rights Watch, and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada and the United Nations. Most recently, Renu was recognized by Canadian Lawyer magazine as one of Canada’s most influential lawyers for her advocacy related to solitary confinement.

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