TORONTO, May 25 /CNW/ -
The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) hosts a free lecture on May 26
at the Robert Gill Theatre in Toronto on the relationship between media
and wrongful conviction. The lecture will be given by noted criminal
lawyer James Lockyer, involved in the cases of David Milgaard, Guy Paul
Morin and Robert Baltovich, among others. After the presentation, there
will be a Q&A session with the audience followed immediately by a
cocktail reception. There is no cost to attend the event, but guests must
register online at: http://cjfwrongfulconviction.eventbrite.com.
Free lecture on the relationship between the media and wrongful
Lawyer James Lockyer, involved in the cases of David Milgaard,
Guy Paul Morin and Robert Baltovich, among others.
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Time: Presentation 6:30 p.m., Reception 7:30 p.m.
Location: Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto
214 College St. (entrance on St. George St.), 2nd floor
About our Speaker:
James Lockyer has been a criminal lawyer for 32 years. He is a founding
director of the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC),
a Canada-wide organization that advocates for the wrongly convicted. In
that capacity, he has been involved in several high profile cases
including those of David Milgaard, Guy Paul Morin, Robert Baltovich,
James Driskell, Clayton Johnson, Steven Truscott, Kyle Unger, William
Mullins-Johnson, Romeo Phillion, Erin Walsh and Anthony Hanemaayer.
About the Canadian Journalism Foundation:
The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is a not-for-profit organization
that promotes excellence in journalism by celebrating outstanding
journalistic achievement through an annual awards program; by operating
journalism websites, J-Source.ca (English) and ProjetJ.ca (French), in
cooperation with the country's leading journalism schools; and by
organizing events that facilitate dialogue among journalists, business
people, politicians, government officials and academics about the role of
the media in Canadian society.
For further information:
For further information: Heather McCall, Program Manager, The Canadian
Journalism Foundation, (416) 955-0630, firstname.lastname@example.org