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 assignments.law@utoronto.ca).
Evaluation Questions.

                      Agenda: 

                      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.

                      Agenda: 

                      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
                                                                  Note:
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