Dr. Abraham Drassinower Associate Professor and Chair, Legal, Ethical and Cultural Implications of Technological Innovation, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law Counsel, Torys LLP Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fauteux Hall, room FTX 351
The Supreme Court of Canada has granted CIPPIC leave to intervene in R. v. Chehil & R. v. MacKenzie (SCC File Nos. 34524 & 34397, respectively) , two now joint appeals in which the SCC that will examine the 'reasonable suspicion' standard in the context of sniffer dog searches. The 'reasoanble suspicion' standard forms the basis for a rapidly increasing number of privacy-invasive state powers including several electronic surveillance powers currently being proposed by the Government in an attempt to increase its online spying capacities.
On November 21, 2012, the Health Law Student Association will host a discussion of Rassouli v Sunnybrook, to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada, December 2102. The event will take place from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the Gowlings Moot Court, FTX 147, Fauteux Hall. Sandwiches and refreshments will be served. All are welcome.
Karen Eltis Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Droit civil section, University of Ottawa, and Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia Law School Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Room FTX 351, Fauteux Hall
The Student Research Assistantship Program was developed to provide University of Ottawa law students with financial assistance, to cultivate mentoring relationships, and to offer an early opportunity to work with faculty from the Centre for Law, Technology and Society on current research initiatives.
Valerie Steeves: Associate Professor, Department of Criminology Mistrale Goudreau: Full Professor, Droit civil Ian Kerr: Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology, Common Law David Fewer: Director, CIPPIC
Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 11:30am – 1:00pm Room FTX 351, Fauteux Hall
Professor Michael Geist is listed on Canadian Lawyer Magazine's third annual list of the Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession in Canada. This is the second year Professor Geist has received this honour. He joins Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal Warren Winkler, Supreme Court of Canada Justice Morris Fish, and Leader of the New Democratic Party Thomas Mulcair. Described as “arguably the most influential voice on law and technology in the country not only within the legal profession but also by educating the Canadian public” he is lauded for his Toronto Star and Ottawa Citizen columns, and his highly regarded blog. Congratulations!
From May 23rd to 25th 2012 the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Law, Technology and Society (CLTS) hosted more than twenty-five scholars and a number of graduate students from over a dozen Canadian universities and institutions to a workshop entitled the Multidisciplinary Approaches to Intellectual Property Law. The event was organized by Professor Teresa Scassa (Faculty of Common Law), Professor Mistrale Goudreau (Faculty of Civil Law), Madelaine Saginur (Executive Director, CLTS), and Courtney Doagoo (PhD student).