Upcoming Events

UNDERSTANDING AND RESPONDING TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE

Tuesday, February 1 at 12:30 p.m.

Join Elspeth Graham, JD’17, previously from the Elgin-Oxford Legal Clinic and Huron Perth Community Legal Clinic, to learn how you can identify, understand and respond to instances of gender-based violence in the workplace. 

This event is open to the public.

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RESPECTING THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN IN CANADA

Thursday, February 3 at 12:30 p.m.

Join Christa Big Canoe, Legal Advocacy Director at Aboriginal Legal Services, for a talk titled, "How do we keep knowing but not making the changes needed to respect the rights of Indigenous Women in Canada?"

This event is open to the public.

ACCESS ZOOM EVENT Passcode: 167366

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER: Justice Russell Juriansz

Tuesday, February 8 at 12:30 p.m.

The Distinguished Speakers committee at Western Law is pleased to welcome the Honourable Justice Russell Juriansz (recently retired from the Court of Appeal for Ontario) for a talk titled, "Reflections After Half a Century in the Law." 

This event is open to the public.

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coxford lecture: JUSTICE ROSALIE ABELLA

Wednesday, February 9 at 12:30 p.m.

Western Law is delighted to welcome the Honourable Justice Rosalie Abella (recently retired from the Supreme Court of Canada) for a talk titled, "The Rule of Justice: The Compassionate Application of Law to Life."

This event is open to the public.

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CUSLI DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: MICHAEL ADAMS

Monday, February 14 at 12:30 p.m.

Michael Adams, President of Environics Analytics Ltd., will give a talk titled, "American Backlash, Canadian Compromise: Are Canadians and Americans converging or diverging?" where he'll examine the growing cultural divide between Canadians and Americans, and its implications for law and politics in an age of the pandemic.

This event is open to current Western students, staff and faculty.

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IMPLICATIONS OF CANADA'S HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND PROSTITUTION LAWS

Tuesday, February 16 at 12:30 p.m.

Join Wendy Goldsmith from the London Abused Women's Centre for a discussion on Canada's human trafficking and prostitution laws and the implications they've had on our society.

This event is open to all legal professionals.

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