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June 10, 2021 – Reimagining Rivers: Indigenous Jurisdiction and the Environment
Professor Darcy Lindberg and Lawyer Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson
Watch the Presentation Here

June 03, 2021 – Reimagining Rivers: Magpie River as Person
Yenny Vega Cárdenas, President of the Observatoire international des droits de la nature/ International Observatory of Nature Rights
Watch Yenny’s Presentation Here

April 29, 2021 – Pandemic, Populism and Democracy 
Jeremy Webber, Oonagh Fitzgerald, and Pablo Ouziel
Watch the Presentation Here

March 09, 2021 – Civil Liberty and Fundamental Rights: A Juridical Perspective
Professor Quentin Skinner, Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities, Queen Mary University of London
Watch Professor Quentin Skinner’s Presentation Here

November 04, 2020 – 31st Annual McDonald Lecture in Constitutional Studies with Professor Jacob T. Levy 
Professor Jacob T. Levy, Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory, McGill University

May 20, 2020 – COVID:19 – Emergency Powers and Legal Principle
Professor David Dyzenhaus, Univerity of Toronto and Professor Paul Daly, University of Ottawa
Download Professor Dyzenhaus’ Presentation Here and Download Professor Daly’s Presentation Here

October 31, 2019 – Constitutional Amendments: Making, Breaking, and Changing Constitutions
Professor Richard Albert, University of Texas

October 24, 2019 – Courts Without Cases: The Law and Politics of Advisory Opinions
Professor Carissima Mathen, University of Ottawa

September 18, 2019 – The Administered Constitution: Administrative Tribunals’/Agencies’ Critical Constitutional Role
Professor Sophia Lee, University of Pennsylvania

Feb 27, 2019 – United States v Khadr: Does the Constitution Follow the Flag?
Sam Morison

Nov 15, 2018 – Duty to Consult: Origins, Evolution and Proposed Rules of Engagement
Sara Mainville and Kirk Lambrecht

Oct 9, 2018 – The Uluru Statement from the Heart
Professor Gabrielle Appleby, University of New South Wales

Sept 13, 2018 – Dissecting TWU
Professors Leonid Sirota, Jennifer Raso, and Howard Kislowicz

April 17, 2018 – 30 Years after R v. Morgentaler
Hon. Sarah Hoffman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, GoA; Danielle Paradis, LEAF – Moderator; Panel Members: Deb Miller, Ellen Ticoll, Marie Gordon, Deb McElrath and Patricia Paradis

April 4, 2018 – Pipelines, Provinces and the Constitution
Professor Eric Adams, Professor Andrew Leach, Professor Jocelyn Stacey, Meaghan Conroy with Hon. Anne McLellan as Panel Chair

Feb 8, 2018 – Separate Schools, Public Schools, and the Constitution
David King, former Minister of Education and Executive Director of Public School Boards Association of Alberta; and JK Donlevy, Professor, University of Calgary

Jan 31, 2018 – First Nations’ Freedom of Religion; and Remedies for Unconstitutional Action
Peter Hogg, Constitutional Scholar, Professor Emeritus

Jan 23, 2018 – Free Expression on Campus
James Turk, Director, Centre for Free Expression

Nov 7, 2017 – Canada 150? Canada 169? Canada 68? Or Canada 14,000?
James Muir, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law and Department of History & Classics, University of Alberta

Oct 13, 2017 – Vivre Ensemble: A Dialogue on Federalism
Jean-Marc Fournier, Quebec House Leader, Minister for Canadian relations and Canadian Francophonie

April 22, 2017 – Law Day (Table & Constitutional Appeal)
Table: CCS Staff; Moot: Shaina Leonard, Public Prosecution Service of Canada; Morgan McClelland; Hatch McClelland Moore

Jan 11, 2017 – Freedom of the Press – Its Scope and Limits
Dr James Kent Donlevy – Associate Professor, University of Calgary School of Education
Media lawyer – Matthew Woodley, Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer

Nov 30, 2016 – Gay-Straight Alliances and Religious Schools – A Clash of Rights and Freedoms
Dr Kristopher Wells, Assistant Professor and Director, Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services

April 16, 2016 – Law Day 2016 – Constitutional Appeal
Criminal defence lawyer Stephen Straub (Beresh Aloneissi) and Prosecutor Shaina Leonard, Public Prosecution Service of Canada

Mar. 16, 2016 – Controlling Physician Assisted Death: Controversial Considerations for a Made-In-Canada Approach
Rev. Brian Keily; Dr. Will Johnston; Professor Ubaka Ogbogu, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

Feb. 2, 2016  – Why Restrain Alienation of Indigenous Lands?
Dr. Malcolm Lavoie, Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

Nov. 26, 2015 – Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada
Dr. Carolyn Harris, University of Toronto

Nov. 25, 2015 – Reconciliation and Justice Panel with Albie Sachs
Albie Sachs; Justice Sheila Greckol; Dr. Cindy Blackstock; Lisa Weber

Oct. 23, 2015 – False Security: The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-Terrorism
Dr. Kent Roach, University of Toronto

Oct. 15, 2015 – Election Panel 2015: Governing With No Clear Winner?
Dr. Steve Patten; Dr. Linda Trimble, Dr. Eric Adams (University of Alberta), with Paula Simons moderating (Edmonton Journal)

Sept. 16, 2015 – The Right to a Healthy Environment
Dr. David Boyd, Simon Fraser University