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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

Objection, Your Honour!

Live Webcast Option Available!

June 27, 2016

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre

Navigating Costs Assessments

Live Webcast Option Available!

July 6, 2016

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre

The Art of Communication and Persuasion

July 14, 2016

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre

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CPD ACCREDITATION

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National CPD


Halifax Bench & Bar Series:

Challenging Credibility

October 19, 2016

Halifax: World Trade and Convention Centre

 

News


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

Ontario Superior Court of Justice: Chambers Appointments for Toronto Civil Cases

Parties may now request a chambers appointment on Toronto civil cases. Chambers appointments take place before a Judge for 15 minutes at a date and time to be fixed by the Judge ...more

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London Mentoring Dinner

Facing the Fear Factor

June 27, 2016

The Only, London


Fall Convention 2016

November 9/10 – 13, 2016

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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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