Lecture Series: Michael Bryant

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law - PACI - John N. Paterson Auditorium
Event Contact Name: 
Alexandra Jones
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Join Michael Bryant, Executive Director and General Counsel at Canadian Civil Liberties Association, for a discussion on "In Your Face Tech: A Moratorium on Facial Recognition Surveillance in Canada"

Lecturer Biography

Michael Bryant - Executive Director and General Counsel

Mr. Bryant is a barrister certified by the Law Society of Ontario.  He has appeared before all levels of court, from bail courts as Duty Counsel through the Ontario Court of Appeal and Ontario Review Board as solo practitioner, to the Supreme Court of Canada as counsel at McCarthy Tetrault LLP.   After retiring from elected office, he served as Special Advisor to Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Chair of the Public Accountants Council, and Chief Negotiator for the Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point, resulting in the historic Ipperwash Settlement Agreement.  In the '90s, Bryant clerked for the former Chief Justice of Canada, and served as Lecturer in Law at King’s College, London, and Adjunct Professor at U of T and Osgoode Hall.  In 2019, Bryant was named Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession in Canada.

Free Admission, Refreshments will be served!