Joint Professionalism Training

 January Ethics Training

Winter Term

Friday, January 31, 2020
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Moot Court Room (J250)

Evaluation:  Due Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am (via
Evaluation Questions.


                      9:00- 9:10 am                     Welcome
                                                                 Dean Edward Iacobucci

                      9:10 - 10:30 am                  Empathy
                                                                 Brittany Twiss, Executive Director, Pro Bono Students, Canada
                                                                 Breakout Room Assignments 
                                                                 Kindness Challenges (adapted from Jamil Zaki, The War for Kindness

                      10:30 - 11:45 am                Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, 101
Tanya (Toni) De Mello, Director, Human Rights Services, Ryerson University
                     11:45 - 12:00 noon              Academic Misconduct at the University of Toronto
                                                                 Sara Faherty, Assistant Dean, Academic
                                                                 Code of Behaviour in Academic Matters

                      12:00 - 1:00 pm                  Lunch

                      1:00 - 2:00 pm                    Practicing Law with Humility (II)
                                                                 Amanda Carling, Manager, Indigenous Initiatives
                                                                 Practicing Law with Humility

                       2:00 - 3:30 pm                   Practicing Law with Bravery and Honesty
                                                                 Film:  The Pass System
                                                                 Mayo Moran, Provost and Vice-Chancellor, Trinity College
                                                                 Professor Douglas Sanderson

Fall Term

Friday, September 27, 2019
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Moot Court Room (J250)

                      Evaluation: Due Friday, October 11 at 4:00 pm.  Please note that students are not eligible to write their Fall term exams if they have outstanding term work, including this evaluation.  Evaluation Questions.


                      9:30- 9:45 am                     Welcome
                                                                 Dean Edward Iacobucci

                      9:45 - 10:45 am                  The Principles Governing Conflicts of Interest   
                                                                 Justice Lorne Sossin, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
                                                                  Duty to Avoid Conflicts of Interest
Please download the Poll Everywhere app or have it ready on your laptop. 
                                                                  Justice Sossin's PowerPoint Presentation
10:45 am - 11:30 noon        Practicing Law with Humility
Amanda Carling, 
Manager, Indigenous Initiatives
                                                                  Dabaadendiziwin: Practices of Humility in a Multi-Juridical Legal Landscape
Practicing Law with Humility (PowerPoint slides)

                      11:30 am - 1:00 pm             Lunch (boxed lunches in the Atrium).  We encourage students to take their lunches
                                                                  to  Queen's Park during this break and participate in the climate change
                                                                  rally and march.        

                      1:00 - 2:00 pm                     Civility and Professionalism, Private Self/Public Self
Associate Dean Albert Yoon
                                                                  Justice Darla Wilson, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
                                                                  Professor Katherine Vitale Lopez
                                                                  Maureen Whelton, Stevenson Whelton, LLP                                 

                       2:15- 3:00 pm                     The Soulpepper Case and Social Media
Alexi Wood, St. Lawrence Barristers, LLP