Are you wondering what career options are available to you as an Ethics, Society, and Law student? This March 24, from 5pm - 7pm in the Combination Room at Trinity College, you will have the opportunity to learn from knowledgeable professionals in the fields of public policy, human rights, and academia.
Laura is a lawyer working with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, a non-profit organization committed to promoting fundamental rights and freedoms throughout Canada. She joined the organization as an articling student in 2013 and was called to the Ontario Bar in June 2014. She now serves as Acting Program Director, focusing on issues of criminal justice policy, policing, and privacy. Laura holds two degrees from the University of Toronto -- a law degree and an undergraduate degree in philosophy and literature. Aside from constitutional law, Laura's interests include downhill skiing, backcountry canoeing, and trying to complete crossword puzzles.
Anthony N. Morgan
Anthony is the Policy & Research Lawyer at the African Canadian Legal Clinic. His practice and advocacy focus exclusively on human rights, with an emphasis on local, national and international manifestations of anti-Black racism.
In September 2014, he led the organization of a Human Rights Forum on the experience of people of African descent in Canada. In November 2014, Anthony acted as co-counsel for the ACLC, which argued as an intervener in the case of R v. Nur before the Supreme Court of Canada. This is a case challenging the constitutionality of mandatory minimum sentences for first time offenders convicted for illegally possessing a firearm.
Anthony is also a frequent social and public affairs commentator on issues concerning race and racism, critical multiculturalism and critical race theory in Canada. His comments in on these issues have been featured in the Toronto Star, Huffington Post Canada and in Canada’s major newspapers and broadcast outlets. In addition to holding an LL.B. and B.C.L. from McGill University, Faculty of Law, he holds an Hons. B.A. from the University of Toronto in Ethics, Society & Law.
Stephanie J. Silverman is currently Course Coordinator in the Ethics, Society, and Law Program, Trinity College, as well as Research Associate at the Refugee Research Network, York University. She completed a DPhil in Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, and has previously held a postdoctoral fellowship at Osgoode Hall Law School. This coming May, not only will Routledge publish her coedited book, Immigration Detention: The Migration of a Policy and Its Human Impact, but also Dr. Silverman will begin a SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Graduate School of Political and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. Her research on detention, public policy, and normative ethics is published in CRISPP, Population, Space and Place, Politics & Policy, Forced Migration Review, and elsewhere.
Refreshments will be served.