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05-13-24 | Access to Justice, Health Law, human rights, Student Projects

Medical Aid in Dying and Mental Disorders: Debates, Delays, and Discourse in Canadian Legislation

As part of a visual pleading project, law students explore the social, legal and political concerns surrounding the inclusion in legislation of mental illness as the sole medical condition for obtaining medical aid in dying. With the help of Professor Emmanuelle Bernheim, they examine the role of access to mental health resources in Canada on this issue.

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03-08-24 | Access to Justice, Criminal Law, Diversity, Technology

Behind the screens: Youth insights shaping approaches to technology-facilitated violence

The connectivity that typifies our digitally networked world brings with it widespread and persistent challenges. Particularly concerning is the prevalence of technology-facilitated violence, a multifaceted phenomenon that challenges conventional perceptions of violence and demands urgent attention. In this video, Professor Jane Bailey explores the nature of tech-facilitated violence and explains how young people’s perspectives are key to finding meaningful, proactive ways to address its harms, and underlying social and economic structures that incubate it.

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Fondation du Barreau du Québec
10-31-23 | Access to Justice, Civil Law, Law Practice, Legal Studies

Building the future through law

On the occasion of the Quebec Bar Foundation’s 45th anniversary, many voices were brought together to discuss its origins and its ongoing commitment to promoting the advancement of legal knowledge and supporting the next generation of lawyers.

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05-25-23 | Access to Justice, Family Law, Mediation, Student Projects

Family Mediation: In the Best Interests of the Child

Going to court in family matters is particularly difficult for all parties involved, especially for issues involving children such as custody, access or support. However, litigation is not the only option in a family dispute. Students in the faculty of law have been interested in family mediation as a way of resolving disputes that allows the parties in conflict to find a solution on their own instead of leaving it in the hands of a court, all in the best interests of the child.

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