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The Charter at 40: Landmark Cases in Four Decades of Supreme Court Jurisprudence

September 8 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free

The newly founded UBC Centre for Constitutional Law and Legal Studies invites you to attend its inaugural public lecture.

Justice Suzanne Côté will deliver a speech in honour of the 40th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

On September 8, join Justice Suzanne Côté as she speaks to landmark cases around defining rights and freedoms, reasonable limits: defining the scope of Charter protections and remedies.

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About the Speaker

The Honourable Suzanne Côté was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada on December 1, 2014.

Before her appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada, Justice Côté was a partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, where she was head of the Montréal office’s litigation group. Before joining Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, Justice Côté had practiced for 23 years at Stikeman Elliott, where she was also head of the Montréal office’s litigation group. She specialized in complex civil and commercial litigation, including cases involving manufacturer’s liability, class actions, shareholder disputes and public law.

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Details

Date:
September 8
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

University Centre (UNC) – Ballroom
3272 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
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Additional Info

Room Number
200
Registration/RSVP Required
Yes (see event description)
Event Type
Talk/Lecture
Topic
Policy & Social Change
Audiences
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Partners & Industry, Students