Salon VISEZ DROIT | Program





Free legal consultations are given from monday to wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
and on thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Want advice on writing a will, ways to collect debts, the steps to follow when starting up a company or arranging a merger? There’s never a shortage of questions. It’s a great learning opportunity, offered to the public at no charge. During last year's event, nearly 1,000 free, private consultations were given by lawyers from the Bar of Montreal. Bring your documents
 

 Lundi 8 avril 2019
 


 
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LA QUESTION QUI TUE
Illegal questions are hidden in this simulation of a hiring interview, followed by a discussion with Mtre Stephanie Fournier, lawyer at the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse.
 

OPENING CEREMONY AND PRESENTATION OF THE VISEZ DROIT PRIZES
Opening ceremony of the 22nd Edition of the Salon VISEZ DROIT in the presence of The Right Honourable Richard Wagner (Chief Justice of Canada and Honorary President), Ms. Sonia Lebel (Minister of Justice of Quebec), the Minister of Justice of Canada or his representative and Mtre Michel P. Synnott (Bâtonnier of Montreal) and presentation of the VISEZ DROIT prizes to Ms. Nathalie Otis, psychologist (Public Sector) and Mtre Michel Huot (Legal Sector). Ceremony hosted by Mtre Francine Beaumier.


 

CHEZ MOI, MAIS PAS TROP…
Interactive quiz on new legal realities affecting housing law, scripted by Mtre Sandra Tremblay and hosted by Mtre André d’Orsonnens in collaboration with Mtre Francine Beaumier.

#MOIAUSSI… ET LE DOUTE RAISONNABLE, LUI?
One year after the #metoo movement, we analyze the standard of proof required in sexual assault cases.
 
INITIATION – EUPHORIE – CAUCHEMAR
Presentation of the various stages of the legal process with the case study of a university student who falls into an ethyl coma and suffers significant neurological damage after an excessive consumption of alcohol during orientation week. Except for the judge, all the roles will be performed by students from the Cégep régional de Lanaudière à l’Assomption. Scripted by Mtres Denise Boulet and Sandra Tremblay.
 
Mardi 9 avril 2019
 


 
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DESSINE-MOI UNE FAMILLE
A play on diverse forms of families performed by students from Jean-Grou Elementary School, followed by a discussion with Mtre Joey Hanna, Ms. Nathalie Otis (psychologist) and Mtre Véronique Collard. Scripted by Mtre Alec Fafard.
 
UNE VIE DE CHIEN
A play on animal rights performed by students from Gentilly Elementary School, followed by a discussion with Mtre Joey Hanna, Ms. Nathalie Otis (psychologist) and Mtre Sophie Gaillard (SPCA). Scripted by Mtre Alec Fafard.
 
RELAY QUIZ
Students from Gentilly and Jean-Grou Elementary Schools participate in an interactive quiz adapted for young people, with the help of two lawyers. Scripted by Mtre Stefano Mingarelli and co-hosted by Mtres André d’Orsonnens and Joey Hanna.
 
LA TÊTE DE L’EMPLOI
Interactive game hosted by Mtre Joey Hanna, in which the audience tries to identify who, among the various participants from the legal community, is the judge.
 
DÉCONSTRUIRE ET RECONSTRUIRE LA JUSTICE
Students from Gentilly Elementary School and Mtre Joey Hanna discuss unfair situations in 2019, seeking solutions to them to get a piece of the puzzle. Scripted by Mtre Stéphanie Bouchard and Ms. Katherine Taron.
 

Mercredi 10 avril 2019



 
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ERREURS DE PARCOURS
Short plays performed by students from Père-Marquette High School, illustrating situations in which various people’s rights are infringed. Hosted by Mtre Joey Hanna, discussing with Mtre Alec Fafard. Scripted by Mtre Élise Robert Breton.

MADAME LA PRÉSIDENTE…

Introducing the process of amending laws by simulating a session of the National Assembly, with students from the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. Activity prepared by Mtre Raphaël Viens-Côté.

EN ROUTE VERS MES DROITS
Interactive quiz on the application of legal concepts to different subjects (Highway Safety, Labour and Consumer Rights), scripted by Mtre Jean Michel Desgagnés and co-hosted by Mtres André d’Orsonnens and Joey Hanna.
 

WRITE FOR JUSTICE
Awards ceremony for the literary essay contest, with the themes “What issues do you think will result from the legalization of cannabis?” and “In your opinion, what does it mean to be a responsible citizen?”, co-hosted by Mtre André d’Orsonnens and actor François-Étienne Paré.

Jeudi 11 avril 2019





 
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JUSTICE FILANTE
Short quiz game hosted by Mtre Joey Hanna related to the theme “Justice d’avant-garde”. Scripted by Mtre Catherine Alix.


 
DEBATING COMPETITION

Activity hosted by Mtre Rosalie Plouffe in which students face off against each other to defend a position chosen randomly on controversial topics, before judge Mtre Joey Hanna.



 
TRIAL V. MEDIATION

Simulated trial and mediation offer very different outcomes to the same medical wrongdoing. Except for the judge and the mediator, all the roles will be performed by students from the Collège Jean-Eudes. Scripted by Mtre Véronique Collard.


 
IMPROVISEZ DROIT

Improvisational game with actor François-Étienne Paré as referee, actor Daniel Malenfant and Mtre Suzie Bouchard as coach/players, and Mtres Antoine Aylwin, Alexandre Forest, Joey Hanna, Jessy Héroux and Justine Lambert-Boulianne. Mtres André d’Orsonnens and Magali Fournier will act as commentators.