Annual Report 2020/2021

  • August 17, 2021

Summary of Meetings: Legal Research

Number of Meetings Held:2

November 19, 2020
Registration Count: 107
Guest Speaker: Catherine Whitehead, Associate in the Resarch and Opinions Group at Lawson Lundell LLP
Meeting Title/Topic: Kapoor v. The Law Society of Saskatchewan - A Lawyer's Ethical Duty to Bring Attention to Non-Binding Authorities
Synopsis: In this presentation, Catherine Whitehead reviewed this case and other relevant authorities, and discussed the extent of a lawyer’s obligation to bring authorities to the attention of the court and tribunals.

June 03, 2021
Registration Count: 31
Guest Speaker: Jocelyn Stacey, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Meeting Title/Topic: The Public Law Paradoxes of Climate Emergency Declarations
Synopsis: Jocelyn Stacey examined the public law paradoxes of climate emergency declarations in common law jurisdictions.