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28th Wickwire Lecture to explore A2J developments in prison law

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All are welcome to attend the 28th annual F.B. Wickwire Memorial Lecture in Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics, co-presented by the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.

Past and Future Developments in Imprisonment and Access to Justice for Prisoners
Friday, September 21, 2018 | 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Auditorium 1, Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building
Dalhousie University, 6135 University Ave., Halifax

This year’s lecture is also the opening event for the Canadian Prison Law Conference, taking place in Halifax from September 21 to 23, organized by the Schulich School of Law and the Canadian Prison Lawyers Association.

The keynote panellists are:

  • The Honourable Thomas Cromwell, C.C., retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada
  • The Honourable Justice Anne Derrick, Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
  • Debbie Kilroy, CEO, Sisters Inside Inc., Queensland, Australia
  • The Honourable Kim Pate, Member of the Senate of Canada
  • Ivan Zinger, Correctional Investigator of Canada
  • Pamela Palmater, Associate Professor and the Chair in Indigenous Governance, Ryerson University
  • Moderator: The Honourable J. Michael MacDonald, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia and Chief Justice of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

The event will begin with a poem presented by El Jones, Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University and former Poet Laureate of Halifax (2013–2015).

See the Wickwire Lecture event posting for more details.

Find out more about the annual Wickwire Lecture series on the Schulich School of Law website under Public Lectures, where you can also watch videos of some past lectures.