Litigating Charter Challenges: Stories of a Constitutional Lawyer
Join us for a lecture by Joseph Arvay, QC, recipient of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism 2014 Robert S. Litvack Award.
Joseph Arvay is a Canadian lawyer who has argued numerous landmark Supreme Court of Canada cases involving civil liberties and constitutional rights. The Robert S. Litvack Award recognizes his outstanding lifetime achievement.
For those who cannot attend in person, his conference will be webcast: http://bcooltv.mcgill.ca/Viewer/?EventID=201403046248
About the Litvack Award & Lecture
The Award was created in 1987 to recognize the memory of Mr. Robert S. Litvack, BCL'63, a Montreal lawyer whose passionate committment to the defense of the rule of law brought about landmark decisions in aboriginal and linguistic rights. It is awarded to "a person who has made a distinguished contribution to the defense of the rule of law and the protection of the individual against arbitrary power".