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Pre-Trial Applications on Sex Assault Trials

  • October 17, 2019

This meeting was held at 05:30 PM at The Birds and the Beets in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speakers were Gwendoline Allison and Prof. Janine Benedet.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Minutes, Archived Recording

Bill C-75: Changes to Prelims, Jury Selection and More

  • September 17, 2019

This meeting was held at 05:30 PM at The Birds and the Beets in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was Todd Gerhart, Public Prosecution Service of Canada, Lara Visolyi, BC Prosection Service, Kevin Westell, Partner, Hunter Litigation.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

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