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Self-Defence and Use of Force: Current and Emerging Issues

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Agenda

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Faculty List and Biographies

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Defining, Prosecuting and Defending Permissible Use of Force by Police Officers in 2016
Inspector Michael Barsky,
Toronto Police Service
Sgt. Kevin Cyr, LL.M., Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Staff Sgt. David Gillis, Toronto Police College
Joanne Mulcahy, Harry G. Black Professional Corporation
Peter Scrutton, Crown Law Office – Criminal
Asha James, Falconers LLP

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New Law of Self-Defence in Action
The Hon. Justice Ian Nordheimer,
Superior Court of Justice (Ontario)
Michael Cantlon, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
Andrew Burgess, Addario Law Group

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Do the Traditional Defences Still Exist in the New Self-Defence Regime?
Robert M. Wright,
Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
Jennifer Stanton, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
Susan Chapman, Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP

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Recent Trends in the “Air of Reality” Test
The Hon. Justice Gary Trotter,
Superior Court of Justice (Ontario)
Scott Latimer, Crown Law Office – Criminal

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Self-Defence in Domestic Cases – Where is the Law Now?
Jill Witkin,
Crown Law Office – Criminal
Joanna Birenbaum, Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP

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Capacity, Consent and Volition in Today’s Sexual Assault Cases
Lisa Jacek,
Ministry of the Attorney General
Vincenzo Rondinelli, Lafontaine & Associates
Rick Nathanson, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
Naomi Lutes, Greenspan Humphrey Lavine

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Notes