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  • Current and Emerging Issues in Civil Sexual Assault
    Program Date:
    February 26, 2018

    Current and Emerging Issues in Civil Sexual Assault

    Table of Content

    Program Date: February 26, 2018


    Tab A
    Agenda

    Tab B
    Faculty List and Biographies

    Tab 1
    Resolution Without Trial
    Frank Gomberg,
    Gomberg Mediation Solutions Inc.
    Kathleen Urdahl, Global Resolutions
    Simona Jellinek, Jellinek Law Office

    Tab 2
    Institutional Liability Claims
    Bruce Hutchison,
    Genest Murray LLP
    Loretta P.Merritt, Torkin Manes LLP
    Linda C.Phillips-Smith, Stieber Berlack LLP
    Robert Talach, Beckett Personal Injury Lawyers
    Susan Vella, L.S.M., Rochon Genova LLP
    Alexander D.Pettingill, Thomas Gold

    Tab 3
    Class Actions
    Linda C.Phillips-Smith,
    Stieber Berlach LLP
    Margaret L.Waddell, Waddell Philips Professional Corporation

    Tab 4
    Credibility and Memory Issues in Sexual Assault Cases
    Loretta P.Merritt,
    Torkin Manes LLP
    Dr.Candice M.Monson, C.Psych., Department of Psychology, Ryerson University
    The Hon. Justice Diane Oleskiw, Ontario Court of Justice

    Tab 5
    Bill 132 – Ontario’s New Sexual Violence & Harassment Legislation and Initiatives
    Joanna Birenbaum,
    Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP
    Simona Jellinek, Jellinek Law Office

    Tab 6
    Civil Sexual Assault and the Defamation Claim
    Andrea Gonsalves,
    Stockwoods Barristers
    Alex Smith, Henein Hutchison LLP

    Tab 7
    What’s on the Horizon: New And Emerging Issues
    Anna Matas,
    Lerners LLP
    Molly Reynolds, Torys LLP

    Tab 8
    Supplementary Materials

    Tab 9
    Note Paper

  • Mental Disorder: Criminal Justice and Community Solutions
    Program Date:
    February 23, 2018

    Mental Disorder: Criminal Justice and Community Solutions

    Table of Content

    Program Date: February 23, 2018


    Tab A
    Agenda

    Tab B
    Faculty List and Biographies

    Tab 1
    Challenges and Practical Solutions for Addressing the Needs of Accused Persons with Mental Health Challenges – Part 1

    Hamilton Police Service
    Eric Girt,
    Chief, Hamilton Police Service

    Mental Health Issues and the Criminal Justice System
    Michael Callaghan,
    Assistant Crown Attorney, Criminal Law Division, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

    Challenges and Practical Solutions for Addressing the Needs of Accused Persons with Mental Health Issues
    Dr.Sandy Simpson,
    Chief of Forensic Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

    Crown Prosecution Manual

    Tab 2
    Not Criminally Responsible

    Raising NCR After a Finding of Guilt: Practical and Strategic Considerations Relating to Bifurcation
    Erin Dann,
    Barrister
    Craig Fraser, Assistant Crown Attorney, Criminal Law Division, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

    Tab 3
    Challenges and Practical Solutions for Addressing the Needs of Accused Persons with Mental Health Issues -Part 2

    Mental Health Services in Ontario Corrections
    Nancy Sanders,
    Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

    Challenges and Practical Solutions for Addressing the Needs of Accused Persons with Mental Issues
    Sheldon Kennedy,
    Lead Director, Co-Founder of Respect Group, Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre

    Mayor’s Task Force on Behavioral Health and the Criminal Justice System Action Plan 2014

    Brooklyn Mental Health Court

    A Guide to Court-Based Intervention and Resource Teams

    Brooklyn CIRT 2014-2017

    From Punishment to Treatment: The “Clinical Alternative to Punitive Segregation” (CAPS) Program in New York City Jails

    Department of Correction Description of CAPS and PACE Units

    The Enhanced Pre-Arraignment Screening Unit

    Staten Island HOPE Program Press Release 2017/2018

    A Guide to Pretrial Supervised Release

    Tab 4
    Trending Issues Before Review Boards – Part 1: Results of the Interdisciplinary Study of the Ontario Review Board

    Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Procedural Fairness, Access to Justice, and Ontario Review Board Process
    Dr.Sandy Simpson,
    Chief Forensic Psychiatry, Centre for Addition and Mental Health, Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
    Jamie Cameron, Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

    Tab 5
    Trending Issues before the Courts and Review Boards – Part 2
    Jamie Cameron,
    Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
    Michael Feindel, Crown Coordinator, Ontario Review Board, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
    Janice E.Blackburn, Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP
    Erin Dann, Barrister

    Tab 6
    Notes

  • Work Integrated Learning - Best Practices for Legal Risk Management
    Program Date:
    February 15, 2018

    Work Integrated Learning – Best Practices for Legal Risk Management

    Table of Content

    Program Date: February 15, 2018


    Tab A
    Agenda

    Tab B
    Faculty List and Biographies

    Tab 1
    The Report of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario: An Overview
    Lisa Phillips,
    Interim Vice-President Academic & Provost; Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

    Tab 2
    Employment Standards and Insurance – Perspectives of Employer, Student & Institution
    Amanda E.Lawerence-Patel,
    Hicks Morely Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
    Joshua Mandryk, Goldblatt Partners LLP; Ontario Director, Canadian Intern Association

    Tab 3
    Human Rights Challenges and Accommodations
    Marian Y.MacGregor,
    Equity Advisor, Equity Initiatives, The Law Society of Upper Canada
    David Lepofsky, Volunteer Chair, AODA Alliance, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act Alliance
    Jacob Schweda, Acting Executive Director, Canadian Intern Association

    Tab 4
    Occupational Health & Safety – Legal & Risk Management Considerations
    Leanne De Filippis,
    Interim Executive Director, Office of the Counsel, York University
    Giselle Basanta, Senior Legal Counsel, Office of the General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Governors, Ryerson University

    Tab 5
    Perspectives Panel: Challenges on the Frontlines & Want To Do When Things Go Wrong
    Susan Soikie,
    Director, Arts & Science Co-op, University of Toronto Scarborough
    G.D. (Doug) Gallant, MBA, MIM, CD, Director, Science, Information technology, Engineering Co-op, Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia)

    Tab 6
    Additional Resources

    Tab 7
    Note Paper

  • 11th National Symposium on Tech Crime and Electronic Evidence
    Program Date:
    February 9, 2018

    11th National Symposium on Tech Crime and Electronic Evidence

    Table of Content

    Program Date: February 9, 2018


    Tab A
    Agenda

    Tab B
    Faculty List and Biographies

    Tab 1
    How to Introduce, Cross-examine and Testify to Evidence from Social Media Sources
    Allison Dellandrea,
    Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Crown Law Office – Criminal
    Edward Marrocco, Stockwoods LLP Barristers

    Tab 2
    Privacy without Expectations
    Avner Levin,
    Professor, Law & Business, Ryerson University

    Tab 3
    Obtaining Digital Evidence in the Regulatory Context; Challenges and Issues
    Mario Mainville,
    Asst. Deputy Commissioner, Enforcement Services Directorate, Competition Bureau, Canada
    Fredrick Schumann, Stockwoods LLP Barristers

    Tab 4
    The Evolution and Future of Criminal Hacking
    Alex Manea,
    Chief Security Officer, BlackBerry

    Tab 5
    Search and Seizure; Latest 2017 Key SCC Cases, Practical Implications and Hot button Issues
    Lynda E.Morgan,
    Fenton, Smith Barristers
    Steven Johnston, Crown Prosecutor, Specialized Prosecutions Branch, Alberta Justice
    Amil K.Kapoor, Kapoor Barristers

    Tab 6
    Crypto Currencies and Money Laundering
    Jillian Friedman,
    Digital Banking Lawyer, National Bank of Canada

    Tab 7
    Case Study on Finding and Using Digital Currency Evidence
    Sgt.Mike Lalande,
    Cybercrime Support Team, Calgary Police Service

    Tab 8
    Keeping Pace with the Latest Technologies and Using Forensics and Analytics to Navigate the Toughest Cases
    Daniel Embury,
    Technical Director, Cellebrite Advanced Investigative Services
    Jesse Lacrois, Digital Forensic Analyst/Investigator, Ontario Provincial Police, Technological Crime Unit

    Tab 9
    Notes

  • Current and Emerging Issues in Fertility Law
    Program Date:
    February 5, 2018

    Current and Emerging Issues in Fertility Law

    Table of Content

    Program Date: February 5, 2018


    Tab A
    Agenda

    Tab B
    Faculty List and Biographies

    Tab C
    Optional Primer
    Fertility Law: Understanding the Key Concepts
    Sara Cohen,
    Fertility Law Canada at D2Law LLP
    Dr. Majorie Dixon, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, REI, CEO & Medical Director of Anova Fertility & Reproductive Health

    Tab 1
    Cross Canada Fertility Law Check-Up
    Moderator:
    Ellen K.Embury,
    Dunphy Best Blocksom LLP

    Panelists:
    Doreen Brown,
    Green, Glazer, Nadler, Danino
    Sara Cohen, Fertility Law Canada at D2Law LLP
    Lawrence A.Kahn, QC, C.Med, C.Arb., C.Fam.Arb., Kahn Zack Ehrlich Lithwick LLP
    Jocelyne Leger-Nowlan,Tandem Family Law

    Tab 2
    The Gatekeepers? Dilemma: Balancing Adults’ Access to ART Against Children’s Best Interests
    Shawn Winsor,
    MHSc, PhD(c), Vanier Canada Scholar, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University; Lecturer, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and Member, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto

    Tab 3
    “Lessons Learned: Compensated Surrogacy and Gamete Donations Done Ethically”
    Susan L.Crockin,
    JD, Crockin Law & Policy Group, PLLC;Scholar, The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law; Adj. Professor, Georgetown U.Law Center; Affiliate Faculty in Residence, Kennedy Institute of Ethics Georgetown University, Washington, DC

    Tab 4
    Regulation of Assisted Human Reproduction: Past, Present and Future
    Dr.Art Leader,
    Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, University of Ottawa
    Anthony Housefather, MP (Mount Royal, QC), House of Commons, Parliament of Canada

    Tab 5
    Fertility Law: Funding & Equality Issues
    Amir Attaran,
    Professor, Faculties of Law and Medicine, University of Ottawa
    Errol H.Tenenbaum, Robins Appleby LLP

    Tab 6
    Hot Issues in Fertility Law
    Sara Cohen,
    Fertility Law Canada at D2Law LLP
    Ellen K.Embury, Dunphy Best Blocksom LLP
    Marc P.Kemerer, Devry Smith Frank LLP
    Michelle Flowerday, Flowerday Law

    Tab 7
    Note Paper

  • The Legal Guide to Consent, Capacity & Substitute Decision Making
    Program Date:
    December 11, 2017

    The Legal Guide to Consent, Capacity & Substitute Decision Making

    Table of Content

    Program Date: December 11, 2017


    Tab A
    Agenda

    Tab B
    Faculty List and Biographies

    Tab 1
    Fact Scenario

    Tab 2
    Understanding the Statutory Framework: The Law That Guides You and How it Fits Together
    Jane E.Meadus,
    Staff Lawyer, Institutional Advocate, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

    Tab 3
    Understanding the Substitute Decisions Act – From Property Management to Personal Care
    Kaylie Handler,
    Goddard Gamage Stephens LLP
    Alexander N.Procope, Perez Bryan Procope LLP

    Tab 4
    Understanding the Health Care Consent Act: Informed Consent and Advance Care Planning
    Judith A.Wahl,
    Past Executive Director, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
    Mark Handelman, BA, LLB, MHSC (Bioethics), Firm Counsel, Whaley Estate Litigation

    Tab 5
    Capacity Assessments & Evaluations of Capacity: When and How?
    Dr.Carole Cohen,
    MDCM, Clinical Director, Community Psychiatric Services for the Elderly, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

    Tab 6
    Preparing for a Capacity Hearing Before the Consent and Capacity Board
    Katherine L.Byrick,
    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
    D’Arcy J.Hiltz, Barrister & Solicitor
    Michael D.Newman, Vice-Chair, Senior Lawyer Member, Consent & Capacity Board

    Tab 7
    Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee: Their Role and What You Can Expect
    Shelley M.Hobbs,
    Counsel, Intake and Guardianship Services, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

    Tab 8
    Additional Resouces

    Tab 9
    Notes

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