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s.24(1) – An Overview for the Criminal Law Practitioner

December 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

MANITOBA BAR ASSOCIATION
CONSTITUTIONAL/HUMAN RIGHTS SECTION
CRIMINAL JUSTICE SECTION
NOTICE OF JOINT ONLINE ZOOM MEETING

DATE: Monday, December 14, 2020
TIME: 12:00 Noon – 1:00pm
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
TOPIC:  s.24(1) – An Overview for the Criminal Law Practitioner
SPEAKERS:
Judge Cynthia Devine, Provincial Court of Manitoba
Michael Conner, Manitoba Justice – Legal Services Branch, Constitutional Law Section
Sarah Inness, Campbell Gunn Inness Seib
MODERATOR: Bryton Moen, Manitoba Justice – Prosecutions Service Division

Section 24(1) of the Charter has played a leading role in many recent cases, including R v Nasogaluak and R v Jordan. However, it remains a seldom used and mysterious area of the law. Please join our panel which includes a member of the judiciary, along with experienced Crown and defense counsel to gain a broader understanding of 24(1) including its application to sentencing, delay, allegations of abuse of process, and various remedies available under s.24(1).

If you have any questions on the topic in advance, or specific areas you would like addressed by the panel, please forward them to Bryton Moen at bryton.moen@gov.mb.ca.

Please RSVP (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) to the Manitoba Bar Association online at www.cbapd.org.

You will need a computer or laptop (PC or Mac), smartphone or tablet with a microphone and webcam (built-in or external) and an internet connection.

If you will be participating from a laptop, you would also need to install a Zoom Client for Meetings from this site: https://zoom.us/download.

If you are planning to participate from smartphone or tablet you would need to install an App from the Apple Store or Google Play.   if you are installing the app from the Apple Store or Google Play to use on an iPad, iPhone or Android device or tablet the free app is called “Zoom Cloud Meetings”.

We would recommend that you have either the Zoom Cloud Meetings App or the Zoom Client for Meetings downloaded at least 15 minutes before the meeting.

When you do join, please allow your device to join with audio.  This feature can be found under Join Options in an Apple or Android device or Join with Computer Audio if you are participating on a laptop.

If you are having troubles, please email sections@cba-mb.ca.

At approximately 9:30am on Monday, December 14, 2020 an email will be sent from the MBA advising you of the link that you will click on to join the Zoom video conference meeting.  So it will be important to register before 5:00pm on Friday, December 11, 2020.

Attendance at this MBA Section meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development requirement for a maximum of one hour.

Bryton Moen
Chair, MBA Constitutional/ Human Rights Section
Manitoba Justice – Prosecutions Service Division

Melissa Hazelton
Co-Chair, MBA Criminal Justice Section
Manitoba Justice – Prosecutions
Ph: 204-945-2852
melissa.hazelton@gov.mb.ca

Wendy Martin White
Co-Chair, MBA Criminal Justice Section
Martin White & Associates
Ph: 204-415-9995
wendy@wmwlaw.ca

Details

Date:
December 14, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.cba-mb.ca/Events/Events/s-24(1)-%E2%80%93-An-Overview-for-the-Criminal-Law-Practit

Venue

Webinar

Organizer

Manitoba Bar Association