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Co-Presented with Aboriginal Legal Services



April 23, 2019 will mark the 20th anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v. Gladue. Join an experienced, multi-disciplinary faculty from across Canada to discuss what’s working, what isn’t working and what the priorities should be moving forward. If you work with Indigenous people involved in the justice system, this is an important event that you should not miss.

  • Where is the Canadian justice system 20 years post the Gladue SCC decision?
  • Gladue and parole ; Innovative approaches and practical case study
  • A national and international perspective on Indigenous specific courts including an on reserve court
  • Why are there no Indigenous courts where we might expect them?
  • Latest case law update on leading post- Ipeelee cases and their impact on Gladue principles



  • The Hon. Justice Peter De Freitas, Associate Chief Justice, Ontario Court of Justice
  • Jonathan Rudin, Program Director, Aboriginal Legal Services


  • Stephanie Bean, Senior Manager, Gladue Caseworkers, Aboriginal Legal Services
  • The Hon. Justice David Gibson, Ontario Court of Justice, Kenora
  • The Hon. Justice Mara Greene, Ontario Court of Justice
  • The Hon. Justice Laurel Halfpenny McQuarrie, Nova Scotia Provincial Court
  • Anthony Hopkins, Senior Lecturer, Barrister, Director – Law School Clinical and Internship Courses, Australian National University Law School
  • Harry S. LaForme, former Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal, Senior Counsel, Olthuis Kleer Townsend LLP
  • Karen Restoule, Associate Chair, Ontario Parole Board
  • Kent Roach, Professor and Pritchard Wilson Chair in Law and Public Policy, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
  • Donald E. Worme, Senior Counsel, Semaganis Worme, Saskatchewan



Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments.

Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

OsgoodePD offers group rates and financial assistance for both on-site and webcast formats.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.

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Program Details

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Program Details

Date & Time

April 13, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT

Online Replay
June 7, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT
Register for the Online Replay


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

$495 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Anyone whose work involves Indigenous criminal justice

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