Professors Bailey and Steeves are pleased to announce that the website for The eGirls Project has gone live at www.egirlsproject.ca. Jane and Val are the co-principal investigators on The eGirls Project, a 3-year research project funded under SSHRC's Partnership Development Grant programme.
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.