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Register Now! This must-attend program for law enforcement, regulatory investigators, Crown and defence lawyers and judges sells out quickly.

A clear understanding of the law of search and seizure remains a cornerstone of criminal law investigation and litigation. All those involved in the criminal justice process continue to grapple with many new and challenging issues, including those most recently presented by the intersection between privacy, emerging new technology and the Charter.

In this 2017 one day intensive program, join a faculty of leading experts for incisive analysis and lively discussion of current, critical issues, including::

  • Tech device searches; current and emerging legal issues
  • Searching the Cloud and ensuring your evidence is admissible
  • Privacy, intercepts and meeting the challenges of Part VI of the Criminal Code
  • Search incident to arrest; issues and answers
  • Bill C-13 in practice; expert update on current case litigation post 2015
  • Child exploitation offences; legal and practical investigative issues
  • Garafoli Motions and Step Six: Point and Counterpoint
  • Practical and ethical issues in Warrant drafting and reviewing


Keynote Speaker

  • Curt Howard, Head Legal Counsel, Google Canada


  • Scott C. Hutchison, Henein Hutchison LLP
  • Scott K. Fenton, Fenton, Smith Barristers
  • Jennifer Conroy, Counsel, Anti-Organized Crime Team, Public Prosecution Service of Canada
  • Katie Doherty, Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Crown Law Office – Criminal
  • Sarah Egan, Counsel, Public Prosecution Service of Canada, Criminal Prosecutions Section
  • Nader Hasan, Stockwoods LLP Barristers
  • Fraser M. Kelly, General Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
  • Howard L. Krongold, Abergel Goldstein & Partners
  • Michael Lacy, Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP
  • Lynda Morgan, Fenton, Smith Barristers
  • Joseph Perfetto, Acting Crown Attorney, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
  • Megan Savard, Addario, Law Group LLP
  • Randy Schwartz, General Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Crown Law Office – Criminal
  • Joseph Wilkinson, Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP



Fees include attendance, program materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break refreshments.

Group Discounts

OsgoodePD offers group rates for both on site and webcast formats. Please note these are only available when registering for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.

Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.


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Program Lawyer

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact:
Mary Park

Program Details

Date & Time

November 17, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST

Online Replay
December 15, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST
Register for the Online Replay.


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

$495 plus HST

Group discount: Register 4 members of the same organization at the same time, and receive 25% off each registration fee!

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Printable Registration Form

Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Law enforcement officers
  • Investigators
  • Crown and defence lawyers
  • Judges

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Hotels & Parking

If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.

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