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Personal Security Handbook Minimizing Risks to Personal Safety for You, Your Family, Friends and Colleagues

  • May 16, 2023

The potential danger associated with the life of those in the legal profession is an unpleasant topic of conversation among family, friends and staff, but avoiding the subject does not lessen the potential for harm.

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Wrongful Convictions

  • April 18, 2023

With the introduction in February of “Milgaard’s Law, the federal government introduces legislation to implement a commission to review wrongful convictions and recommend cases for review by the courts.

Criminal Justice, Student Forum

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Remote Criminal Trial Demonstration Debrief

  • October 19, 2020

With a backlog of cases that accumulated during the first closure of physical courthouses, limited available courtrooms and continuing public health restrictions, and a threatening second wave of the pandemic, it is essential that you have the knowledge and insights to determine whether your criminal case might be suitable to proceed by way of a remote trial.

Criminal Justice, Student Forum

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Remote Criminal Trial Demonstration

  • October 05, 2020

The OBA’s Criminal Justice section conducted a demonstration that re-creates an actual in-person trial as a remote trial conducted entirely over Zoom. This demonstration provides an opportunity for both Crown and defence counsel to experience a remote trial and better visualize the process, so you can make appropriate and informed decisions as to whether your own cases would be suitable for proceeding in this manner.

Criminal Justice