The Six-Minute Criminal Lawyer 2020


Saturday, April 18, 2020 (9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.)

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CPD Hour(s)*
3 h 15 m Substantive
45 m Professionalism

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Page Count: 314

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  • Robin Flumerfelt
    Ministry of the Attorney General
  • Carol Shirtliff-Hinds Principal and Counsel,
    Shirtliff Hinds Law

Concise. Insightful. Comprehensive. In short, this Six-Minute program is a fast track to recent developments in criminal law. We capture a variety of perspectives from judges, defence counsel and Crown prosecutors, and each one gets to the point within minutes. You will receive materials that explore the topics in greater detail, and take away practical tips and advice you might not get elsewhere.

  • What is the impact of the SCC ruling in Le on the exclusion of evidence under s.24(2)?
  • How does COVID-19 impact the assessment to grant or refuse bail​?​
  • How can you avoid LAWPRO claims in your criminal law practice?
  • How are the courts dealing with jury selection issues after Bill C-75?


  • Robin FlumerfeltMinistry of the Attorney General
  • Carol Shirtliff-HindsPrincipal and CounselShirtliff Hinds Law
  • Karen PapadopoulosCouncel, Crown Law Office - CriminalMinistry of the Attorney General
  • Gerald ChanStockwoods LLP
  • The Honourable Iona JaffeOntario Court of Justice
  • Suzan FraserFraser Advocacy
  • Kim SchofieldKim Schofield & Associates
  • Anil KapoorKapoor Barristers
  • Jill WitkinCounsel, Crown Law Office - CriminalMinistry of the Attorney General
  • Stephanie Di GiuseppeRuby Shiller Enenajor Di Giuseppe
  • Brad ReitzCounsel, Crown Law Office - CriminalMinistry of the Attorney General
  • Nader HasanStockwoods LLP
  • Sandra ThomasCrown CounselPublic Prosecution Service of Canada
  • Megan SavardAddario Law Group LLP
  • Katie JamesClaims CounselLawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LawPRO®)
  • The Honourable Marcella HenschelOntario Court of Justice
  • Katie DohertyCounsel, Crown Law Office - CriminalMinistry of the Attorney General
  • David ButtBarrister and Solicitor
  • Marina EliasCrown CounselPublic Prosecution Service of Canada
  • Mary Birdsell, Executive DirectorJustice for Children and Youth
  • Susan OrlandoDeputy Director, Crown Law Office - CriminalMinistry of the Attorney General

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