Program Chair(s)

Scott C. Hutchison

Henein Hutchison LLP

Lesley Ruzicka, K.C.

Crown Counsel B.C. Prosecution Service, Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions (Victoria)

Join a faculty of leading experts for incisive analysis and lively discussion of current, critical issues.

A clear understanding of the law of Search & Seizure is a cornerstone of criminal law, investigation, and litigation.

Lawyers, police and regulatory investigators and courts continue to grapple with many new and challenging issues involving public protection and privacy rights guaranteed by the Charter. 

What You’ll learn

Five years post Marakah; text messages here, there and everywhere

Latest principles in post seizure detention; not just a technicality

Fearon’s children; reviewing search incident to arrest

Civil remedies for 8 and other privacy breaches

Entering and searching a home incident to arrest

Who Should Attend

Law enforcement officers

Regulatory investigators

Crown Attorneys

Defence lawyers



Program Chairs

Scott C. Hutchison

Henein Hutchison LLP

Lesley Ruzicka, K.C.

Crown Counsel B.C. Prosecution Service, Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions (Victoria)

Past Instructors

John N. Ahern

Senior Legal Counsel, John N. Ahern Law Corporation

Gerald Chan

Stockwoods LLP

Erin Dann

Embry Dann LLP, Toronto

Scott K. Fenton

Fenton Law Barristers

Fred Fischer

City of Toronto, Solicitor, Litigation

Theresa Iandiorio

Crown Counsel, B.C. Prosecution Service

Shane Parker, Q.C.

Senior Prosecutor Alberta Crown Prosecution Service

Paul Pearson

Crown Counsel, B.C. Prosecution Service

Trevor Shaw

Director, Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions B.C. Prosecution Service

Corporal Adam Shoesmith

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team Leader

Banafsheh Sokhansanj

General Counsel, National Litigation Sector Vancouver Regional Office, Department of Justice, Canada

Program Agenda

9:00 am

Welcome and Introduction


Recorded: Feb 4, 2022

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