Joint Professionalism Training

Joint Professionalism Training

 Friday, September 29, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Moot Court Room (J250) 

                      Evaluation:                      Essay Assignment
                                                               due Monday, October 23at 4:00 pm (via  


                      9:00- 9:10 am                    Welcome
                                                                Dean Edward Iacobucci and Associate Dean Kerry Rittich

                      9:10 - 10:00 am                 Legal Professionalism: An Introduction
The Honourable Frank Iacobucci

                      10:00 - 10:50 am                Professional Communication and Conduct 
                                                                Jordana Laporte, Director, Career Development Office
                                                                 Professionalism in the Law (pdf slides)

                      10:50 - 11:00 am                Break               

                      11:00 am - 12:00 noon       Professionalism and Self-Care
Yukimi HenryManager, Academic/Personal Counselling and Wellness
Self Care as a Professional Responsibility

                      12:00 - 1:00 pm                  Anti-Bias Training
Tanya (Toni) De Mello, Director, Human Rights Services, Ryerson
                                                                 Reading on White Privilege:
                                                                 McIntosh - The Invisible Knapsack                                                                       

                                                                 Readings on Calling Out:
                                                                 A Note on Call-Out Culture
                                                                 The Problem with Criticizing Call-Out Culture

                                                                 Readings on Free Speech:
                                                                  Arguments About Free Speech Are Not Right v. Left (The Economist)
                                                                  Free Speech and Equity
                                                                  The Free Speech-Hate Speech Trade Off (NY Times)
                                                                  What Ever Happened to all the Old Racist Whites (Notice: This article includes
                                                                  graphic, disturbing photographs of violence against African Americans. The
                                                                  reading is optional.)

                      1:00 - 2:00 pm                    Lunch (provided by the law school) and Breakout Groups*
                                                                 (Practicing Lawyers)                                                      

                       2:00- 3:00 pm                    Plenary Discussion
   Toni De Mello