CBA Constitutional and Human Rights Conference

  • February 15, 2017

April 21, 2017 | OTTAWA, ON
Presented by the CBA National Constitutional and Human Rights Section

Constitutional litigation has fundamentally shaped the Canadian social fabric for 150 years. That it will continue to do so is undeniable.

Join with lawyers, academics and the judiciary at the CBA Constitutional and Human Rights Law Conference to explore the impacts and challenges of constitutional litigation and to get a window into its future.

Making Constitutional History: Constitutional Rights Litigation

Keynote Speaker, the Honourable Madam Justice Suzanne Côté of the Supreme Court of Canada, will address the current state of constitutional and human rights litigation in Canada.

Other items on the agenda include:

  • Hear from prominent litigators who examine the momentous social shifts effected through litigation and how these were achieved.
  • Join us as we explore the litigation of double aspect rights and the emerging dynamic of collective vs individual rights on our constitutional structure.
  • Learn from seasoned constitutional litigators about best practices for constitutional rights litigation.
  • Delve into the future of constitutional litigation in Canada: what critical issues and considerations will face Canada's lawyers and judges as we move forward? What constitutional history is on the horizon?

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