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Photo: Dennis Edney, QC, speaks to College of Law students, faculty, staff and members of the public in the MLT Lecture Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015.

Edney kicks off 2015 McKercher Lecture Series

On Wednesday, Sept. 9, Guest Speaker Dennis Edney, QC, Counsel for Omar Khadr, kicked of the McKercher Lecture Series at the College of Law.

Edney received a standing ovation from event attendees filling the MLT lecture theatre to capacity. 

Dennis Edney practices criminal and human rights law, and cases being tried under the new terrorist legislation. Edney is listed as counsel in various reported cases, including appearances before the Supreme Court of Canada, most notably R. v Mills and Canada v. Khadr. In 2004, he was appointed as Foreign Attorney Consultant by the U.S. Pentagon to participate in the defence of Mr. Omar Khadr, a young Canadian detained in Guantanamo By, Cuba.

Read more about Wednesday’s lectures below:

Omar Khadr's lawyer says client is adapting well to life in Canada – CBC Saskatoon 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/omar-khadr-lawyer-says-client-is-adapting-well-to-life-in-canada-1.3221929

Lawyer calls for changes to Omar Khadr's bail conditions – CKOM Radio
http://ckom.com/article/216362/lawyer-calls-changes-omar-khadr-s-bail-conditions

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