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Legal Community Check-In In Light of Increasing Antisemitism  Zoom Link Provided to MLS Members Virtual | Wednesday, February 21, 2024 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST  

Matas Law Society Forum – Women Advocating for Human Rights in Canada and Beyond

 March 29, 2023 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern Time | Virtual and In Person Location: Dentons Law Firm 77 King St W Suite 400, Toronto, ON M5K 0A1 Join your Matas Law Society peers to celebrate International Women’s Day. Engage directly with women lawyers who are using their legal skills to advance gender equality, women’s …

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Minority Rights to Participate in Governance: The Hart Act of 1832 and Why It Matters Today

 Discover how the Hart Act of 1832 laid the foundation for emancipation, enfranchisement and the right of citizenry to participate in government and its operations, and why that matters today. The Hart Act represents the first true recognition of minority rights to participate in governance in Canada. Specifically, it enfranchised Jews to hold any …

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Making Discrimination Complaints Before Human Rights Tribunals in Canada

 Complaints of discrimination are brought before human rights tribunals frequently in Canada. To what extent is incitement to discrimination covered by the prohibitions against discrimination? Join our expert panel to learn about the latest legal standards in this area. Find out how you can navigate your case for the best results for your clients, …

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Extradition & Deportation Law in Canada

Analyzing Difficulties with Deporting and Extraditing Nazis and Terrorists  Effective extradition and deportation laws are necessary to bring terrorists and war criminals to justice. As well, they are needed to protect the health and welfare of peoples of all states by combating and discouraging, through international co-operation, serious international and transnational crimes. How effective …

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