Program Chairs

Matthew Asma

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Katie Doherty

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Lynda Morgan

Addario Law Group LLP

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to take a deep dive into how to draft legally solid and successful warrants.

Court decisions continue to make apparent the importance of clear, accurate and complete warrant applications, and the dire consequences of deficient drafting.

This practical program will give you the knowledge and skills you need to draft, review, and revise a wide variety of search warrants, and to identify and develop winning strategies for defending or attacking them.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program. Please note the workshop will NOT be recorded.

What You’ll Learn

Practical Issues in the Warrant Process: Cross-Discipline Panel Discussion

Latest Hot Issues in Computer and Related Technology Searches

Review of the Foundational Principles of Search and Seizure

Warrant Writing and Reviewing 101

Informers and Tipsters: Challenges and Strategies for Using Anonymous Sources

Who Should Attend

Law enforcement officers

Regulatory investigators (federal and provincial)

Defence lawyers

Judges, including Justices of the Peace and lower court judges form all provinces and territories

Crown Attorneys and Federal Prosecutors

Faculty

Program Chairs

Matthew Asma

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Katie Doherty

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Lynda Morgan

Addario Law Group LLP

Instructors

Tammy Lee

RCMP

“The content was in-depth and interesting. The presenters were engaging, and the material used relied on recent case law. I liked how the course incorporated an assignment section and critiqued the work of others. ”

Agenda

Day One: March 26, 2024

Welcome and Introduction (9:00 a.m ET)

Warrant Writing and Reviewing 101 (part 2) (10:45 a.m. ET)

Register

May 8, 2024

Please note: registration for the online replay does not include access to the optional online warrant drafting workshop.

$595 + TAX

Time

May 8, 2024
9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m (ET)

Printable registration form

If a downloadable form is required, please contact osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca.

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Kerry Watson

Assistant Crown Attorney, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

“One of the most comprehensive, efficient and practical seminars I have attended in 15 years with MAG.”

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Format
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Substantive (Program Only)6h 10m
Professionalism (Program Only)1h
Total (Program Only)7h 10m
Substantive (Program + Workshop)8h 40m
Professionalism (Program + Workshop)2h 30m
Total (Program + Workshop)11h 10m
Substantive (Workshop)2h 30m
Professionalism (Workshop)1h 30m
Total (Workshop)4h
Substantive6h 10m
Professionalism1h
Total7h 10m

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