Alex Procope presented his paper on human rights and accommodating disabilities at the Law Society of Ontario‘s continued professional development program The Six-Minute Estates Lawyer Program, which took place in Toronto on May 3, 2018. This program was designed to get Estate solicitors and litigators up to date with legislative developments, recent case law, and best practices. […]

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Mercedes Perez co-authored a paper with lawyers Tess Sheldon and Karen Spector analyzing the Charter’s liberty and equality protections for persons detained in psychiatric facilities.  The paper is titled “Re-Centering Equality:  The Interplay Between Sections 7 and 15 of the Charter in Challenges to Psychiatric Detention” and was published in the March 2016 issue of […]

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Joining other leading practitioners in the field of mental health law, Mercedes and Alex presented at the Law Society’s Practice Before the Consent and Capacity Board conference.  Mercedes spoke on the topic of law reform and Charter challenges to mental health legislation.  Alex’s paper was presented with practical tips on funding for a mental health law […]

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Kelley co-authored, with Tess Sheldon of ARCH Disability Law Centre, a paper entitled “There Ought to Be Rules”, on administrative law rules.  Ms. Sheldon presented the paper at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Continuing Professional Development conference, Administrative Law Practice Basics 2014.  Read The Paper […]

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