The Six-Minute Administrative Lawyer and Upcoming Events for Civil Litigators

Jeff Cowan
2/24/2009
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Osgoode Hall, Donald Lamont Learning Centre, Law Society of Upper Canada

The highly successful six-minute format is being introduced to administrative law. This program will provide a fast-paced overview of the latest issues affecting your administrative law practice. Judges, tribunal members and practitioners will share their analysis of the pivotal decisions and offer practical advice for effectively representing your clients before boards, tribunals and courts.

You will learn about dealing with

• Charter issues before tribunals sufficiency of reasons/fairness requirements

• tribunal sanctions

• concurrent and overlapping jurisdiction

• bias and independence

• knowing when to sue versus seeking judicial review

• the two sides of freedom of information

• practical tips for appearing in Federal Court

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