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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


Winning Injunctions

Live Webcast Option Available!

December 5, 2016

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre

Science, Evidence and Persuasion:

Mastering Science in the Courtroom

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December 9, 2016

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre

Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program

Leading Your Case:

Opening Statements and Examination-in-Chief

Live Webcast Option Available!

December 14, 2016

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre

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CPD ACCREDITATION

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National CPD


Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program
Cross-Examination: Strategies for Success

April 10, 2017

Halifax: The Prince George Hotel

Registrants can count their attendance toward their annual CPD requirement.

 

 

 

News


Court of Appeal for Ontario releases decision in Trinity Western University v. Law Society of Upper Canada

On June 29, 2016, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in Trinity Western University v. Law Society of Upper Canada ...more

Notice to the Profession: Affidavits for Bail Applications, and Bail and Detention Reviews

For initial bail applications and detention and bail reviews the Criminal Proceedings Rules for the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario), provide for affidavits to be filed along with the material in support of the application two clear days before the application is to be heard...more

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Toronto President's Festive Reception

December 8, 2016

Campbell House, Toronto, ON.

YASC Pub Night

January 11, 2017

Irish Embassy Pub & Grill, Toronto, ON.

Barrie YASC Pub Night

January 18, 2017

Hooligans, Barrie, ON.

Awards


Award of Justice

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

 

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

 

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