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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


Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Certificate Program

Negotiation Strategies for Litigators

Live Webcast Option Available!

May 3, 2017

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre


Courthouse Series 2017: Kitchener

May 9, 2017

Kitchener: Waterloo Region Courthouse


Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program

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Live Webcast Option Available!

May 9, 2017

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


Atlantic Spring Symposium

May 26, 2017

Halifax: The Prince George Hotel

Registrants can count their attendance toward their annual CPD requirement.

 

 

 

News


Chief Justice Confirms Cross-Examination Principles in Alberta

Chief Justice Wittmann of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench confirmed six key principles of cross-examinations in Alberta (Attorney General) v. ENMAX PPA Management Inc. et al. ...more

Security Screening Notice

Notice to the Parties and the Profession regarding Security Screening from the Chief Justice of the Federal Court is published here...more

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Events


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Celebrating Advocacy Vancouver

May 3, 2017

The Vancouver Club, Vancouver, B.C.


North of Bloor Pub Night

May 4, 2017

Miller Tavern - North York, Toronto, ON.


YASC Pub Night

May 10, 2017

CC Lounge & Whisky Bar, Toronto, ON.

Awards


The Advocates' Society is proud to announce that The 2017 Advocates’ Society Medal has been awarded to Stephen Grant, LSM.

The Advocates’ Society is honoured to announce the 2017 recipient of The John P. Nelligan Award for Excellence in Advocacy is Allan R. O'Brien, Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP.

 

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