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Annual Report

Annual Report 2018/2019

  • July 18, 2019

This report summarizes the activity for the Criminal Justice - Vancouver Section for the 2018-2019 Term.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Minutes

Gladue Submissions: Practical Tips and Perspectives

  • February 20, 2019

This meeting was held at 05:30 PM at Clough Club in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was Kasandra Cronin, Defence Counsel at LaLiberte Cronin, , Halie Bruce, Counsel at Cedar & Sage Law.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Minutes

Ethics and Resolute Advocacy: A Panel Discussion

  • November 21, 2018

This meeting was held at 5:30 PM at Clough Club in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was Chief Judge Melissa Gillespie, Provincial Court of British Columbia; Ian Donaldson, QC, Donaldson's; and Todd Gerhart, Public Prosecution Service of Canada.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Minutes, Archived Recording

Legalizing Marijuana: A Primer on Changes to the Criminal Code and Motor Vehicle Act

  • September 26, 2018

This meeting was held at 5:30 PM at Clough Club in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was the Honourable Judge Ellen Gordon, Judge of the Provincial Court of British Columbia; Kaityln Chewka, Legal Counsel for the Constitutional & Administrative Law Group of the Ministry of Attorney General; and Meghan Forhan, Defence Counsel with Mickelson & Whysall.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Annual Report

Annual Report 2017/2018

  • July 05, 2018

This report summarizes the activity of the Criminal Justice - Vancouver Section for the 2017/2018 term.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Information Kits

Best Practices for Counsel and Members of the Judiciary

  • June 19, 2018

Indigenous people are the most over-represented population in Canada’s criminal justice system. Their experiences within the system are interwoven with issues of colonialism and discrimination. Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System: A Practitioner’s Handbook takes an expansive view of these issues and their impact. Author Jonathan Rudin also provides a practical review of leading case law, as well as day-to-day considerations for practitioners who are working with Indigenous clients.

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Minutes, Archived Recording

Children's Participation as Witnesses in Criminal Justice Proceedings

  • May 28, 2018

This meeting was held at 12:30 PM at CBABC boardroom in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was former BC Supreme Court Justice, the Honourable Donna Martinson Q.C.; Mary Ainslie Q.C., Crown counsel with the public prosecution service; and Sarah Rauch, who practices criminal defense, prisoner advocacy, family, child protection, and Indigenous and children’s rights law.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver, Children's Law

Minutes, Archived Recording

Bill C-75: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  • May 23, 2018

This meeting was held at 5:30 PM at Clough Club in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was Kevin Westell, Partner, Pender Litigation; and Tony Paisana, Counsel, Peck and Company Barristers.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver