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Jurist-in-Residence in Conversation with Paul John Murdoch

Searching for a path to reconciliation

DATE & TIME
Thursday, September 22, 2022
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Registration is closed

SPEAKER(S)

Judge Morton S. Minc, Paul John Murdoch

COST

This event is free

WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBLE

Yes

A gavel propped up on a stand with picture of earth in background

Concordia’s Jurist-in-Residence Morton S. Minc in conversation with Paul John Murdoch, Partner, Murdoch Archambault Avocats, inc on the challenges of fostering mutual respect and understanding between Canada’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the search for reconciliation.

In this conference, Judge Minc and Paul John Murdoch will review legal precedents such as the Doctrine of Discovery, the Royal Proclamation of 1763 and the Indian Act and highlight their present-day consequences in Canada. Murdoch will discuss the importance of empathy as the key to making positive strides toward reconciliation.

This event is free and open to everyone. Registration is required. The event takes place in-person and online.

An initiative of the Faculty of Arts and Science, the Jurist-in-Residence program demystifies the law by connecting the Concordia community and the public at large to some of the brightest minds in Canadian law through its event series and mentorship program.

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