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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

Cross-Examination: Strategies for Success

Live Webcast Option Available!

January 20, 2017

Toronto: The Advocates' Society Education Centre

Tricks of the Trade

January 27, 2017

Toronto: The Carlu

Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program

Motions Advocacy

Live Webcast Option Available!

February 7, 2017

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


Judicial Applications: Ontario Superior Court of Justice

Applications for judicial positions with the Superior Court of Justice are currently being invited ...more

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

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Events


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Barrie YASC Pub Night

January 18, 2017

Hooligans, Barrie, ON.

President's Reception

February 2, 2017

Rideau Club, Ottawa, ON.

President's Reception

February 2, 2017

Rideau Club, Ottawa, 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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