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Life on Wellington Street: Some modest reflections on the mandate of the Supreme Court of Canada

Jurist-in-Residence Conference Series

Date & time
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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Speaker(s)

The Honourable Justice Nicholas Kasirer of the Supreme Court of Canada

Cost

This event is free

Where

Online

wooden gavel with planet Earth in background

Concordia University’s jurist-in-residence, Morton S. Minc, invites you to this conference presented by the Honourable Justice Nicholas Kasirer of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Justice Nicholas Kasirer will present:

  • How true is the idea that “the Supreme Court is not a ‘court of error’ but a ‘court of law?’”
  • How true is the idea that “the Supreme Court is a ‘court of law’ and not a ‘second parliament?’”
  • For whom does the Supreme Court write its judgments?
  • Personal background and influences
  • The Supreme court of Canada, in lockdown and beyond
  • Advocacy
  • The Law
  • On a lighter note...
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