In this unique OsgoodePD program, criminal justice professionals will gain a practical and comprehensive understanding of the current and emerging state of the law with respect to detention, arrest, interviewing and interrogation.
Original Date: March 27, 2015
The Hon. Justice Michelle Fuerst, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
Timothy E. Moore, PhD, C Psych, Professor & Chair, Department of Psychology, Glendon College, York University
Maggie Brown, Assistant Crown Attorney, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
Lisa Dufraimont, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University
Philip Campbell, Lockyer Campbell Posner, Barristers and Solicitors
• Post R. v. Hart, the “Mr. Big” decision: What can we expect in the future with respect to the admissibility of confessions to undercover operators?
• Balancing prejudice vs. probative value
• Assessing the reliability of “Mr. Big” confessions
• Abuse of process: When does police conduct become coercive?
The Hon. Justice Patrice Band, Ontario Court of Justice
Craig Bennell, Professor, Psychology, Carlton University
Kevin Cyr, LL.M, Corporal, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Philip Kotanen, Deputy Crown Attorney, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
Craig A. Parry, Barrister & Solicitor
Detective Kerry Watkins, Toronto Police Service
Traditionally, records have consisted of written notes. New technologies (e.g. in-car and lapel cameras), and the public’s increasing appetite to record police interactions are having a critical impact on record keeping and the issues that flow from it. This highly experienced panel will address the following:
• How do these different forms of record keeping co-exist?
• How should discrepancies between written notes and electronic records be dealt with by the Courts?
• How will police testimony be affected?
• What are the implications of R. v. Fearon, which stipulates that police must take detailed notes of their examinations of cell phone information?
There will be a 15 minute refreshment break during this session.
Jerome Kennedy, Q.C., Roebothan McKay Marshall, St. John’s, NL
“False Confessions & False Pleas: Motives, Consequences and Safeguards”
The Hon. Justice Heather McArthur, Ontario Court of Justice
Jeffrey R. Manishen, Ross & McBride LLP
John McInnes, Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General
(Ontario), Crown Law Offi ce - Criminal
Alan N. Young, Associate Professor, Director of the Innocence
Project, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Timothy E. Moore, PhD, C Psych, Professor & Chair
Department of Psychology, Glendon College, York University
Brian Cutler, Associate Dean and Professor of Social Sciences &
Humanities, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Detective Inspector James Smyth, OPP Criminal
Detective Kerry Watkins, Toronto Police Service
Julianna Greenspan, Greenspan Partners
• What are the dangerous risks associated with the Reid technique?
• Scientific approaches to interviewing: avoiding unreliable statements
• What can participants in the criminal process do to minimize
the risk of false confessions?
• The signifi cance of post-confession analysis
Christopher Sherrin, Associate Professor, Western Law, The University of Western Ontario
Jonathan Rudin, Program Director, Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
Dr. Padraig Darby, Chair, Research Ethics Board, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Member, Ontario Review Board
Amanda Carling, National Legal Education Counsel, Association in Defence of the Wrongfully Convicted
• Who are the vulnerable?
• Why and in what specific ways are certain groups vulnerable?
• The potential consequences of vulnerability, including legal, emotional and social
• How well do the current rules protect the vulnerable from self-incriminating statements?
The Chairs and a panel of speakers from the day’s proceedings will discuss new and hot cases and issues not otherwise covered under the main topics.
There will also be a lively Q & A
2-3 delegates: 25% off archived program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off archived program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off archived program fee
Boardroom rates available.
The video stream, including link to program materials will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.
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Web - On Demand
March 27, 2015
$525 plus HST
What past attendees of OsgoodePD’s Detention, Interviewing & Investigations program have said:
“This Osgoode Program was fantastic. I really enjoyed the diversity of speakers and the content of the presentations.”
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