Panel Discussion on Carding and Street Checks

Event

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 201, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA
Price: 
Free. RSVP for lawyers seeking CLE hours.

This panel will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the practice of “carding/street checks" by law enforcement agencies, and consider the potential costs and benefit of the strategy on the community.

Panelists

  • Fo Niemi, Executive Director of the Centre for Research-Action on Race Relations
  • Joel Debellefeuille, who has been in the public eye after a series of painful and humiliating experiences for what has been described as “driving while black.” He won one of his cases in a landmark court decision on racial profiling in 2012
  • Julius Haag, doctoral candidate, Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto
  • Calvin Lawrence, retired RCMP officer and social justice advocate
  • Alain Babineau, BCL/LLB candidate, McGill University, and retired S/Sgt RCMP officer

Organized by the Criminal Law McGill student club.

This event is approved for 1.5 hours of Continuing Legal Education by a recognized provider, so please confirm your presence by sending an e-mail to: criminallawmcgill [at] gmail.com.

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