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Hewitt quoted in today's Toronto Star regarding Justice Malcolm Rowe's appointment to the Supreme Court

Professor Jeffery Hewitt was quoted in an article in The Star today entitled, "Advocates for minority Supreme Court judge disappointed by Trudeau’s pick." Professor Hewitt told The Star that he doesn’t accept arguments that there may be a lack of qualified candidates.“Tell us who applied. Give us the list. Talk to us about . . . whether there were any indigenous people in there?” he said.

Diller gives keynote address in Aarhus, Denmark

Professor Janelle Diller gave a keynote address at the INTRAlaw academic workshop on the “Interaction between human rights: 50 years of the Covenants” in Aarhus, Denmark on September 29, 2016. On the occasion of 50 years since adoption of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Right, her speech highlighted the status of economic, social and cultural rights 50 years on and important normative and institutional issues facing the field.

Cerone interviewed by Al Jazeera

Professor John CeroneProfessor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone discussed legal and political obstacles to accountability for the use of chemical weapons in the Syria conflict, from the timing of Syria’s accession to the chemical weapons to the political configuration of the permanent members of the Security Council in a live Al Jezeera interview on September 28. 

Tanovich’s rap research featured in Los Angeles Times

David TanovichDavid Tanovich

Professor David Tanovich’s rap research was featured in a September 30 Los Angeles Times article entitled, "In Canada, prosecutors are using suspects' own rap lyrics to win convictions." The article cites Tanovich saying, ""Courts must … recognize the very real likelihood that rap lyrics will trigger racialized stereotypes when assessing the prejudicial effect of the evidence."

Read the full article here.


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