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Épisode 83 (in French): Série «Sous le feu» avec le juge Simon Ruel – La défense en justice pénale internationale

May 16, 2024
Au cours de cet entretien, Maîtres Marie-Hélène Proulx et Mylène Dimitri traiteront de la défense des accusés devant les tribunaux pénaux internationaux.

Épisode 82 (in French): Série «Sous le feu» avec le juge Simon Ruel – La justice pénale internationale sous toutes ses coutures

May 09, 2024
Dans cet entretien, Maître Johann Soufi se penchera sur l’historique de la justice pénale internationale, la création de la Cour pénale internationale et sa juridiction et expliquera en quoi consiste le principe de complémentarité.

Épisode 81 (in French): Série «Sous le feu» avec le juge Simon Ruel – Le droit international humanitaire (ou droit des conflits armés – jus in bello)

May 02, 2024
Lors de cet entretien, la professeure Julia Grignon et Mme Anne-Lise Lierville traiteront du thème du droit des conflits armés (jus in bello), aussi nommé droit international humanitaire.

Episode 80: Behind the Provisions – A Window into Legislative Drafting

Legislative Drafting – Apr 22, 2024
Who are Legislative and Parliamentary Counsel? What do they do? In this episode, lawyers involved with the 2024 CIAJ Legislative Drafting Conference speak about their work and an exciting part of the profession that is often quite removed from the spotlight. Topics include the role of drafters in different offices and the evolution of the profession with an eye to the future.

Episode 79: Creating a Modern and Accessible Legal News Platform

More Themes – Apr 04, 2024
In this episode, CIAJ's host Sarah Rowe is welcoming lawyer Dylan Gibbs, Founder & Author of Hearsay, a plain language email newsletter aiming to keep Canadian lawyers informed of key decisions and topical legal news.

Episode 78: Concise Decision-Writing – Part IV: Knowledge Translation

Writing Skills – Mar 21, 2024
In this fourth episode of a four-part series on “Concise Decision-Writing,” CART's Chairperson Emily Crocco is inviting physician, researcher and podcaster Dr Ken Milne to learn more about knowledge translation.

Episode 77: Concise Decision-Writing – Part III: Re-Designing the Judicial System

Writing Skills – Mar 14, 2024
In this third episode of a four-part series on “Concise Decision-Writing,” CART's Chairperson Emily Crocco is inviting Lawyer and PhD Candidate Jonathan Khan to discuss the importance of reliable data in determining how the judicial system can be redesigned to be more equitable.

Épisode 76 (in French): Rédiger des décisions concises – Partie II: La culture de la justification

Mar 07, 2024
Dans ce deuxième épisode d'une série en quatre parties sur la rédaction de décisions concises, la présidente de la Commission de révision agricole du Canada, Emily Crocco, reçoit le professeur et expert de renommée internationale en droit public Paul Daly.

Épisode 75 (in French): Rédiger des décisions concises – Partie I: Une compétence qui s'apprend

Feb 29, 2024
Dans ce premier épisode d'une série en quatre parties sur la rédaction de décisions concises, la directrice générale de l'ICAJ, Me Christine O'Doherty, reçoit la présidente de la Commission de révision agricole du Canada, Emily Crocco, afin de discuter de ses récents travaux de recherche.

Episode 74: Building a Black (Canadian) Law Journal

Access to Justice – Feb 22, 2024
In this episode, CIAJ’s host Nathan Afilalo is welcoming the founding editor of the Black (Canadian) Law Journal Mohammed Odusanya and acting editor-in-chief Dana-Kaye Matthews to learn more about this academic, peer-reviewed, bilingual journal founded in 2021. 

Episode 73: The TAP Project: Building Legal and Judicial Capacities in Developing Countries

More Themes – Feb 08, 2024
How can we contribute to strengthening judicial systems in developing countries? In this episode, CIAJ is welcoming FJA’s Deputy Commissioner Errolyn Humphreys to learn more on the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) Project.

Episode 72: The Toxic Drug Crisis Podcast Series: The Role of Safer Supply

Dignity, Human Rights – Nov 02, 2023
Three interrelated topics related to the toxic drug crisis will be addressed over the course of three episodes. This second episode focuses on the role of safe supply. Host: Sarah Rowe. Guests: public health researcher and postdoctoral fellow Gillian Kollaand, and addiction medicine physician Sukhpreet Klaire.

Episode 71: Life After Wrongful Conviction: Maria Shepherd's Story

Dignity – Oct 02, 2023
In this episode with her friend and UBC Innocence Project Director Tamara Levy, Maria Shepherd explains the myriad of experiences and tragic consequences that resulted from her wrongful conviction, and how it still affects her life.

Episode 70: The Toxic Drug Crisis Podcast Series: Is Harm Reduction Enough?

Dignity, Human Rights – Sep 21, 2023
Three interrelated topics related to the toxic drug crisis will be addressed over the course of three episodes. This first episode focuses on harm reduction and the impact of stigma on people who use drugs. Host: Sarah Rowe Guests: Dr. Geoff Bardwell and Craig Marshall.

Episode 69: Transgender and Non-Binary Asylum Seekers in Canada

Dignity, Human Rights – Sep 07, 2023
In 1991, Canada was “the first country to accept refugee petitions based on persecution due to sexual orientation or gender identity.” Over the years, recognition of 2SLGBTQIA+ vulnerability has caused the number of sexual orientation and gender identity refugee claims to increase in the country. Does Canada’s identity as a safe haven allow for an easy entry system for these claimants? In this podcast, host Sarah Rowe addresses this question and more with guests Kelly Ernst and Jay De Santi.

Episode 68: People-Centred Approach to Justice

Access to Justice – Aug 29, 2023
In this episode, host Daniel Escott is joined by Janet McIntyre, former Director of Justice Canada's Access to Justice Secretariat, for a discussion on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 16, the role of the secretariat domestically and internationally, and the gradual shift to a people-centred approach to justice.

Episode 67: Defining Access to Justice

Access to Justice – Aug 24, 2023
In this episode, host Daniel Escott is joined by Trevor C.W. Farrow, a renowned access to justice researcher and incoming Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School, for a discussion on the pre-, during, and post-pandemic views of traditional access to justice. Dean Farrow provides a wealth of information on the problems that arise from a lack of access to justice, and discusses what meaningful access to justice looks like in the modern, post-pandemic period.

Episode 66: Access to Justice Collaboration Across Canada

Access to Justice – Aug 17, 2023
In this episode, host Daniel J. Escott explores the transformative landscape of access to justice in Canada in the company of his guests, esteemed legal experts Mark Benton, K.C. and Brea Lowenberger. Together, they discuss the impact of the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters at both national and local levels and explore how collaborative efforts between stakeholders can help improve access to justice across Canada.

Episode 65: Rooted Constitutionalism

Access to Justice, Indigenous Peoples – Jun 15, 2023
In this episode, CIAJ Lawyer Nathan Afilalo is welcoming Aaron Mills, a member of the Anishinaabe, Couchiching First Nation and Assistant Professor and the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Constitutionalism and Philosophy at McGill University Faculty of Law. Together, they discuss, among other things, professor Mills' theory of rooted constitutionalism.

Épisode 64 (in French): Face aux nouveaux enjeux de la mondialisation économique, les frontières nationales ont-elles encore un sens?

Feb 16, 2023
Dans un contexte de mondialisation, les frontières nationales ont-elles encore un sens? Pour répondre à cette question, l’ICAJ reçoit Richard Ouellet, professeur de droit international économique à la Faculté de droit de l’Université Laval et titulaire de la nouvelle Chaire de recherche sur les nouveaux enjeux de la mondialisation économique.