Minutes and Resources

Today
Today

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019/2020

  • August 11, 2020

This report summarizes the activity for the Criminal Justice - Vancouver Section for the 2019-2020 Term.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Minutes, Archived Recording

Resources for Indigenous Offenders in the Criminal Justice System

  • February 18, 2020

This meeting was held at 05:30 PM at The Birds and the Beets in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was The Honourable Judge Joanne Challenger - Provincial Court Judge, Michelle Booker - Crown Counsel, Jenna Forbes - Executive Director for Vancouver Aboriginal Transformative Justice Services Society.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Minutes, Archived Recording

Pre-Trial Applications on Sex Assault Trials - Part II

  • November 19, 2019

A practical "how to" session on 276 and 278 applications with a perspective from defence counsel, counsel for the complainant and a view from the bench. The speakers discussed what to do, what not to do, and get judicial feedback on the most effective way to argue your application.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Minutes, Archived Recording

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