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Jeffery Hewitt

Prof Hewitt receives Law Society Medal

During an awards ceremony held on May 22 in Toronto, Professor Jeffery Hewitt received the 2019 Law Society Medal from Law Society of Ontario bencher Teresa Donnelly (left). One of eight lawyers to receive the medal this year, he was honoured for his exemplary role as an academic, advocate and leader, and for his work on Indigenous legal initiatives and justice.

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.