TODAY: The Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA) and the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Event

Monday, November 21, 2011

The Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA) and the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) invite you to a legal lecture and discussion on the upcoming hearing of R. v. N.S.(Supreme Court) this Thursday!

Date: November 24th, 2011

Time: 12pm-1pm

Location: University of Ottawa, Fauteux Hall, Room 232

The topics will include:

• Why was a sexual assault complainant asked to unveil beforebeing allowed to testify?
• Are judges allowed to assess the validity of a witnesses’ religious beliefs?
• Is demeanor evidence a reliable assessment of credibility?

Speaker: Natasha Bakht (Law Professor, University of Ottawa)

Please arrive on time - seats will be VERY limited!

See here for information on the case (including factums).

(The Supreme Court hearing will be taking place on December 8, 2011)
Designed by Rachel Gold.