Osgoode's Annual Constitutional Cases Conference


Panel B: Constituting Courts - Principles from the Criminal Cases | 25th Annual Constitutional Cases Conference


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Speakers on this panel will examine a set of criminal law cases decided in 2021 that offer important general lessons for how we think about the role and powers of adjudicators.  Taking up a case examining appeal provisions for accused youth through the lens of section 15(1) [R v CP], the Court’s assessment of provisions controversially aimed at racial bias on juries [R v Chouhan], and a case of overlooked significance addressing the nature and temporal effect of suspended declarations of invalidity [R v Albashir], this panel is about the Court’s constitutional assessment of the criminal process itself, with key doctrinal takeaways for constitutional reflection at large.

4:53 Lisa Kelly, Queen’s Law "Judging Youth Time"

21:31 Joshua Sealy-Harrington, Lincoln Alexander Law School

37:18 Anne M Turley, Senior General Counsel, National Litigation Sector & Zoe Oxaal, Senior Counsel, Civil Litigation Section, Department of Justice "The Significance of R v Albashirin the Evolution of Constitutional Remedies"

Chair: Benjamin Berger, Osgoode Hall Law School

This event was recorded on Friday, April 1, 2022 Hosted by Osgoode Hall Law School

Sponsored by LexisNexis and Osgoode Professional Development