Access to Justice Through a Transgender and Intersectional Lens (Recording) 

Feb. 4, 2022
Online

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Access to Justice Through a Transgender and Intersectional Lens

Presented by the CBA Judges Section in partnership with the CBA SOGIC Section 

This judges-only webinar will be conducted in English with simultaneous French interpretation. Questions may be posed in either language.

Unable to attend? Register today and gain access to an on-demand recording following the webcast.


Friday, February 4, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

 

Join an expert panel of lawyers from the CBA SOGIC Section to explore practical steps to make our courts a more welcoming place for people from the LGBTQ2SI community, with a focus on transgender and intersectional issues.

The panelists will cover material that will be of interest to those who are both new to these issues and those who are more familiar. They will begin by explaining the foundational concepts and vocabulary of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and intersectionality. They will then provide their insight on obstacles and barriers within the Canadian legal system, how the practice of law is evolving in the pursuit of achieving inclusion, and what remains to be done.

The panelists aim to provide an open and welcoming environment for people to learn and ask questions about these issues, while highlighting simple, practical changes that can lead to immediate improvements.

Speakers:
Lisa M.G. Nevens (Mx./they/them), Counsel, Department of Justice Canada
Shakir Rahim (Mr./he/him), Associate, Kastner Lam LLP

Welcome remarks:
Hossein Moghtaderi (Mr./he/him), 1st Vice-Chair, CBA Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community Section

Moderator:
The Honourable Neil Robertson (Justice/he/him), Secretary, CBA Judges Section

 

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    FORMAT
    Webinar

    COST
    CBA member judges: FREE
    Non-member judges*:
    • Regular: $60
    • CSCJA & CAPCJ members**: $30
    Plus applicable taxes

    *Non-member judges, please allow up to three (3) business days for your request to be processed.

    **CSCJA & CAPCJ members, please contact cjf@cba.org if you need assistance.

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