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Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by Morasse from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal setting aside Nadeau-Dubois’ conviction and sentence for contempt of court. Nadeau-Dubois was the spokesperson for one of the most active student organizations in the province, which organized protests and picket lines in various post-secondary institutions over proposed increases in university tuition fees. Morasse was a student in his final year at Laval University. On April 12, 2012, Morasse obtained a provisional interlocutory injunction that mandated free access to the facilities in which classes for...