Not So Common Law


We are going to explore the historical and social background of some of the intriguing, interesting and important legal cases which have had lasting impact on our society and affect our lives today. Each month we will have a presentation about some of these famous and fascinating cases and the opportunity to discuss legal current affairs. Legal issues and law cases will be based on current events and participants’ interests

  • Learn about Canadian Human Rights law, the “B.C. Firefighters” case and other leading Canadian cases;
  • Learn how Canadian Law protects civil liberties and fundamental freedoms such freedom of speech, thought, belief, opinion, expression, and freedom of the press and other media of communication.
  • Review some current issues in Criminal Law including victims rights, dealing with trial delay, determining when persons with a mental illness should be held to be not criminally responsible, and how to protect the public while upholding principles of fundamental justice and fair trial.

Registration is with the facilitator*.

Drop–ins are also welcome.

When:Mondays
Time:1:00 - 2:30 PM
Dates:Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 27, Jan.22, Feb. 26, Mar. 26, Apr. 23, May 28
Where:cSpace, Room 310, 1721-29 Ave. SW
Facilitator:Jim Conway  jimconway@me.com



*Before you register, you must be a member of CALL. 


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