Annual Report 2012/2013

  • July 10, 2013

Submitted by Section Chair, Kasandra Cronin

Summary of Meetings

Number of Meetings Held: 9

September 19, 2012
Guest Speakers: Chris Greenwood and Chris Johnson
Synopsis: Taking a Run at It? Procedure/Practical How To's of Search Warrant Voir Dires.

October 17, 2012
Guest Speakers: Judge St. Pierre, Russ Chamberlain, Q.C., and Elliot Poll
Synopsis: Ethical Considerations for Both Crown and Defence and Court Etiquette.

November 21, 2012
Guest Speakers: Julia Hertzog, Dennis McCrae, Phil Rankin
Synopsis: Well I Guess Disneyland is Out! The Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions.

January 16, 2013
Guest Speakers: Richard Fowler and John Gordon, Q.C.
Synopsis: Don't Take This Personally - Ineffective Counsel as a Ground of Appeal.

February 20, 2013
Guest Speakers: Madam Justice Ker, Eric Gottardi, and Ryan Purita
Synopsis: Social Media in Criminal Trials.

March 20, 2013
Guest Speakers: Madam Justice Ryan, Mr. Justice Cullen, ACJ, and Judge Bagnall
Synopsis: How to Keep the Ear of the Court. An Advocacy Primer.

April 17, 2013
Guest Speakers: Brian Coleman, Q.C. and Michael Klein Mark Gervin
Synopsis: While the Crown Are Away the Defence Will Play. Tips, Practical Issues and a Little Bit of Ethics for the Criminal Defence Lawyer.

May 15, 2013
Guest Speaker: Greg DelBigio, Q.C. and Trevor Shaw
Synopsis: Man in the Line. The Latest in Cell Phone Searches.

June 19, 2013
Guest Speaker: Brian Greenspan, Q.C.
Synopsis: Myths and Misconceptions about Crime Control.

Comments and Observations of the Chair

Thank you for allowing me to participate on the Executive. I have enjoyed being involved with the CBA, and I look forward to attending all the interesting meetings next year.