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  • Law Union of Ontario
    Continues to Harper s Omnibus Crime Bills In March 2012 the federal Conservatives passed the Omnibus Crime Bill C 10 despite the protests of thousands of Canadians that the bill would greatly increase the prison population would not prevent crime would cost billions of dollars and would have a devastating impact on already marginalized communities particularly Call to Action May Day March on May 1st 2013 04 25 Apr 25 2013 The Law Union of Ontario is calling upon its members and allies to march in solidarity with workers for May Day 2013 on Wednesday May 1st at 5 30 pm at Toronto City Hall Click here for more information 2013 Law Union Conference Receives LSUC CPD Hours Accreditation 2013 03 03 Mar 3 2013 The Conference Committee of the Law Union of Ontario is pleased to announce that 40 Years of Resistance Looking Forward Looking Back Law Union of Ontario Conference 2013 to be held this coming March 16th has been accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada for Continuing Professional Development hours The plenary session titled ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE LAW UNION OF ONTARIO March 16 2013 2013 02 25 Feb 25 2013 LOOKING FORWARD LOOKING BACK

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  • About : Law Union of Ontario
    democratizing legal practice the Law Union strives to develop collective approaches to bring about social justice The Law Union is run by an annually elected steering committee The Law Union has several collectives and working groups and has active chapters at some law schools Link to constitution to come here Join us Link to come here Recent Posts 2013 05 14 14 May EVENT Resistance Continues to Harper s Omnibus

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  • Projects and Groups : Law Union of Ontario
    Legal Collective 2001 2008 Immigration Legal Committee In conjunction with local immigrant rights group No One Is Illegal Toronto the Immigration Legal Committee has developed free popular education method workshops on a variety of immigration law topics and on local campaigns for justice for immigrants As well the committee is working with FCJ refugee centre to develop workshops to assist non status people in filing their own applications for permanent

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  • News : Law Union of Ontario
    Development hours The plenary session titled Panels Full of Women has been accredited by the Law Society for 1 5 Professionalism Hours while the remainder of the agenda is eligible up to 5 75 Substantive Hours Conference attendees are reminded to keep a token attesting to their attendance at the Conference whether it be a receipt a conference program or a registration confirmation email in the event that their CPD hours declaration is audited by the Law Society ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE LAW UNION OF ONTARIO March 16 2013 2013 02 25 25 Feb 2013 Categories Uncategorized LOOKING FORWARD LOOKING BACK 40 YEARS OF RESISTANCE Annual Conference of the Law Union of Ontario Join us on Saturday March 16 2013 for the Law Union of Ontario s Annual Conference 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the Law Union and this year s conference will bring progressive legal and activist communities together to discuss an exciting and challenging series of issues The conference will be held at Victoria College on the University of Toronto campus The address is 91 Charles Street with the building just south of Charles This facility is wheelchair accessible Follow this link for a map of the exact location of the conference http map utoronto ca building 501 Scroll down for the full schedule of panels and speakers This program has been accredited by the Law Society for 1 5 Professionalism Hour s and up to 5 75 Substantive Hours FRIDAY MARCH 15TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AT THE TRANZAC In honour of the Law Union s 40th anniversary join other conference goers on the evening of Friday March 15th for a celebration with live music drinks reflections and awards This event will be held at the Tranzac 292 Brunswick Avenue Toronto from 7 30 pm onwards All are welcome CONFERENCE PROGRAM MARCH 16TH Victoria College REGISTRATION 8 AM PANELS 9 10 30 am Envisioning the New Law Practice Program Renatta Austin Articling Student City of Toronto Elena Iosef Osgoode Hall Legal and Literary Society Janet Minor Ministry of the Attorney General Law Society Bencher Deconstructing the Doctrine of Discovery Tannis Nielsen Artist and Educator Mental Health and Justice Three Unique Voices Psychiatric Survivors Defence and Crown Counsel Anita Szigeti Hitlz Szigeti LLP Kelley Bryan Swadron Associates Katalin Kirec Ministry of the Attorney General Sarah Shartal Defence Counsel Lucy Costa Empowerment Council CAMH Working on the Margins Perspectives on Migrant Work in Canada Fay Faraday Osgoode Hall Law School Faraday Law Kelly Botengan Magkaisa Centre Phillipine Women s Centre Evelyn Encalada Justice for Migrant Workers MORNING PLENARY 10 45 am 12 15 pm Panels full of Women 40 Years Later Has Anything Changed Beth Symes Symes Street Millard LLP Law Society Bencher Janet Minor Ministry of the Attorney General Law Society Bencher Jessica Wolfe Legal Aid Ontario Sharon Walker Dykeman Dewirst O Brien LLP PANELS 1 30 3 00 pm Resonance Police Racial Profiling and Intelligence Gathering Vickie McPhee Rights Watch Network TBA Decolonizing Relationships Treaties and Beyond Diane

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  • Join the LUO : Law Union of Ontario
    First Nations The Environment Corporate Accountability Non profit charity sector Labour employment rights Prisoner s rights International human rights Equity Accessibility Gender Affordable housing Immigration Refugee Rights Family law Mental health Criminal law Environmental law First Nations law Labour employment law Housing Landlord Tenant law Civil litigation Constitutional Non profit charitable organizations Immigration refugee law Equity human rights law Poverty law Family law Other If Other Are you willing to be contacted by the Steering Committee of the Law Union of Ontario Yes please No thank you Suggested Membership Fees 2012 2013 N B These are suggested fees as personal circumstances vary Please pay what you can comfortably afford Income Fee Less than 30 000 Free 30 001 to 50 000 50 00 50 001 to 75 000 125 00 75 001 to 125 000 200 00 125 001 to 200 000 300 00 200 000 500 00 I will pay using Interac e transfer Paypal Cheque No Payment I will be paying this amount of Note Please enter 0 if you are providing no payment Use the form below to submit payment If you have questions about receipt of payment email law union of ontario gmail com Payment Select only one mode of payment below Membership will not be processed until payment is received unless of course you have indicated you are unable to pay in which case membership will be processed immediately Note that you can pay with a debit or credit card through Paypal even if you do not have a Paypal account Also note that a small percentage of all payments made through Paypal is collected by Paypal as the fee for use of the service Option A Interac e transfer If you use online banking you can use Interac e transfers to transfer the funds

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  • Events : Law Union of Ontario
    the class action lawsuit s that are currently in discussion Registration Please register as soon as possible at http tinyurl com g20legal Purpose of Info Session To provide basic legal information about how each of these legal processes work how to file claims and who to contact for further information Agenda TBD Over the next two weeks the agenda will be posted on our website movementdefence org with a specific time provided for each type of legal process that we will cover This will hopefully allow you to better plan your Sunday afternoon Date Time Sunday August 8th 2010 1 30pm 5 30 pm Location United Steelworkers Hall wheel chair accessible 25 Cecil Street near the intersection of College and Spadina Contact For more info on the Summit Legal Support Project or this event email us at lawun ail c or check out movementdefence org For more information on the broader Law Union of Ontario please visit http www lawunion ca Facebook invite http www facebook com home php event php eid 140351979317449 Note Childcare and ASL interpretation will be provided Please request other accommodation as needed through our registration system located here http tinyurl com g20legal IN THE MEANTIME here is a to do list for anyone who may have grounds for a lawsuit or a complaint or who witnessed a potential complaint and who has not yet consulted with a lawyer about it 1 Write down everything that you remember about what happened and when and where it happened while it is still fresh in your mind These notes should be made on your own based on your own memory Have support of friends or the psycho social support team pe pee po ac sts il nearby as this process could be triggering Date the document and on the top of each page write Confidential for my lawyers eyes only This may help to keep the information confidential between you and your lawyer For most people it s easiest to go chronologically Be as precise as possible regarding dates times places etc Write down the names and contact information for any witnesses you know of Write down any details you have about the police officer s involved badge number or the absence of any visible badge number helmet number name police force description of uniform and any other identifying information and what the officer s did Be sure to keep copies of any video audio photo evidence with dates times and locations Again mark it as for my lawyers eyes only if it is footage that you don t want made public If possible include the impact the events had on you If you are injured or traumatized this is important to document along with medical records counselling appointments time off from work etc Keep at least one hard copy only in a safe place to show only to your legal counsel DO NOT send us details of your case of your actions or other s actions and

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  • Contact : Law Union of Ontario
    at Law Union of Ontario 31 Prince Arthur Ave Toronto ON M5R 1B2 Recent Posts 2013 05 14 14 May EVENT Resistance Continues to Harper s Omnibus Crime Bills May 23 6 30 8 30 2013 04 25 25 Apr Call to Action May Day March on May 1st 2013 03 03 3 Mar 2013 Law Union Conference Receives LSUC CPD Hours Accreditation 2013 02 25 25 Feb ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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  • Archives : Law Union of Ontario
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