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Supreme Court of Canada delivers reasons on mandatory minimum sentencing in R. v. Nur

On Tuesday, April 14, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in R. v. Nur.  The issue before the Court was the constitutionality of provisions of the Criminal Code which impose mandatory minimum sentences for certain gun crimes.  The Society intervened in this appeal and took the position that the impugned provisions were unconstitutional under Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

 

Education Programs


Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program

Advanced Do a Trial

September 26, 2015

Toronto: Federal Court of Canada

 

A Joint Program with the Law Society of Upper Canada

Conduct of the Family Law Motion

Live Webcast Option Available!

October 2, 2015

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre

 

Arbitration Advocacy

Live Webcast Option Available!

October 7, 2015

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre

 

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CPD ACCREDITATION

For up-to-date information on CPD accreditation of our programs, click here.

 

National CPD


Written Advocacy

Friday, October 16 & Saturday, October 17, 2015

Moncton: Université de Moncton

 

 

News


Magna Carta Exhibition

The Advocates’ Society joins law firms, legal associations and law schools in celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta Exhibition is now on a tour across Canada. For more information on the Society’s participation in Magna Carta Canada’s Time Capsule and the Magna Carta tour ...more

Best Practices for Civil Trials

The Advocates’ Society is pleased to release the Best Practices for Civil Trials, which will play an important role in making civil trials more efficient and cost-effective moving forward. The aims of the Best Practices are to enhance access to justice and help to preserve our civil justice system ...more

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Events


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YASC Pub Night Toronto

September 9, 2015

CC Whiskey Lounge, Toronto

 

YASC Pub Night Barrie

September 10, 2015

Donaleigh's Irish Public House, Barrie

 

YASC Pub Night Calgary

October 1, 2015

Township Bar & Grill, Calgary

 

Fall Convention 2015

November 11/12 - 15, 2015

Grand Velas, Riviera Maya

 

Awards


Award of Justice

The 2015 Award of Justice will be presented to Joseph J. Arvay, Q.C., Farris LLP.

 

The 2015 Catzman Award for Professionalism & Civility will be presented to Samuel S. Marr, Landy Marr Kats LLP.

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