Title of Presentation: Justice Education for Global Citizenship
Names of all Presenters: Cheryl Milne, Sarah Pole
Short Abstract: This workshop will highlight a unique partnership between separate programs within the University of Toronto Faculty of Law that provides an innovative approach to justice education for both law and high school students. The presentation will engage the audience in a experiential activity of the type facilitated by law students with the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights for the Global Citizenship Conference held by the LAWS program for high school students. Launched in 2005, LAWS is a collaborative academic and extracurricular justice education partnership between the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, and the Toronto District School Board (the fourth largest school board in North America). The Asper Centre is a centre devoted to advocacy, research and education in the area of constitutional rights in Canada. It houses a unique legal clinic where students work on significant constitutional cases and advocacy projects.
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