Positive outcomes in sexual offence cases are contingent on good education and best practices.
An allegation of sexual assault raises unique challenges for lawyers, judges, and investigators. In recent years, the justice system’s handling of these cases has come under sustained scrutiny. Positive outcomes in sexual offence cases are contingent on good education and best practices.
Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.
What You’ll learn
Section 276 of the Criminal Code, prior sexual consent, and the trilogy of recent SCC cases, Barton, Goldfinch and RV.
Breaking down myths and stereotypes in a sexual assault case
Drill down on new sexual assault law: Bill C-51 and C-75
Ethics and civility during a sexual assault trial
Who Should Attend
sex crime investigators and supervisors
sexual assault and rape crisis centre support workers
Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
Addario Law Group LLP
Savard Foy LLP
Christa Big Canoe
Legal Advocacy Director at Aboriginal Legal Services; Former Lead Commission Counsel for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.
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