CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF LAW TEACHERS
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Sonia Lawrence

  • Teaching Wellbeing in Law: June 1, 1-335PM online.

    Brandon Stewart (Dalhousie) and Lynda Collins (Ottawa) are inviting people to join in on June 1, 2021 from 1:00-3:35pm EST for an online symposium on Teaching Wellbeing in the Law. 

    Speakers will include:

    • Professor Marilyn Poitras (University of Saskatchewan), who created Canada’s first law school course in “Happiness and the Law” and now directs the Indigenous Law Centre at the University of Saskatchewan
    • Professor Rhonda Magee (University of San Francisco), author of The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming our Communities through Mindfulness
    • Professor Thomas Telfer (Western University), who teaches “Mindfulness and the Legal Profession”
    • Daniel Lussier-Meek (University of Ottawa), Director of Indigenous and Community Relations
    • Professor Brandon Stewart (Dalhousie University), co-author of “Engendering Hope in Environmental Law Students”
    • Professor Jordana Confino (Fordham University), who teaches a course on Positive Lawyering
    • Professor Karen Ragoonaden (University of British Columbia), who is an expert in Mindful Approaches to Anti-Oppression Pedagogy
    • Professor Lynda Collins (University of Ottawa), who teaches “Happiness and the Law”
    • Heather Cross, Appellate lawyer and teacher of “Mindfulness in the Law”

    Below you can find both connection information and a working program. Please direct any questions related to the symposium to [email protected]

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