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  • $95.00
    Review new legislation surrounding impaired driving, including driving under the influence of alcohol and driving under the influence of cannabis. Discuss questionable elements of the new law, analyze blood sample cases, and consider the future of impaired driving litigation in the age of Jordan and the new legislation. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program on November 1, 2019. Total running time is 2 hours, 55 minutes. Each presentation sold separately.
  • This presentation provides a brief outline of Charter notices and voir dires from Judge R. Shaigec of the Provincial Court of Alberta (Criminal Division). This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in November, 2019. Total running time is 40 minutes.
  • Explore how legislative updates to the Criminal Code section 320.31(1)(a) lead to substantial changes to both substantive and procedural impaired driving law. In examining the question about certifiable alcohol standards, this presentation reviews the decisions of numerous cases under both the old and new legislation. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in November, 2019. Total running time is 33 minutes.
  • Discuss different methods for obtaining blood samples and changes to legislation in relation to blood evidence, including demands, warrants, presumptions, and certificates. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in November, 2019. Total running time is 35 minutes.
  • Discuss Bill C-46’s introduction of the term “conveyance” into impaired driving legislation under the Criminal Code. Review how definitions of a motor vehicle, vessel, aircraft, or railway equipment have impacted decisions in past case law and offers 3 points to consider with the switch to the general “conveyance” definition. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in November, 2019. Total running time is 40 minutes.
  • Consider the implications of the change in wording of a refusal charge under section 320.15 of the Criminal Code. Examine the elements of a refusal charge and what the Crown needs to prove. Identify the conflicting lines of jurisprudence related to proof of mens rea, and explore what may be constituted as a reasonable excuse for non-compliance. This on-demand program was originally presented at an in-person program in November, 2019. Total running time is 27 minutes.
  • $35.00$95.00
    Review new legislation surrounding impaired driving, including driving under the influence of alcohol and driving under the influence of cannabis. Discuss questionable elements of the new law, analyze blood sample cases, and consider the future of impaired driving litigation in the age of Jordan and the new legislation.
  • Appellate advocacy presents unique challenges and requires a different set of skills than those needed by trial counsel. Engage in various aspects of the art of advocacy. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in October 2018. Total running time is 4 hours, 31 minutes.
  • Develop confidence and competence in handling criminal law matters. Explore criminal procedure principles from preliminary matters to trials to sentencing. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in September 2018. Total running time 4 hours, 28 minutes.
  • Develop confidence and competence in handling criminal law matters. Explore criminal procedure principles from preliminary matters to trials to sentencing. Gain practical tips from defence counsel, Crown prosecutors, and a Provincial Court Judge.