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Presented by

Trial Lawyers Association
of British Columbia

 Friday 23 September 2011

Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside, Vancouver BC

Co-Chairs:
Kevin Filkow
Jane Winteringham QC

 

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8:30-8:35 OPENING REMARKS
Kevin A. Filkow, Michael & Filkow, Richmond BC
Janet Winteringham QC, Winteringham MacKay George, Vancouver BC

8:35-9:15 

IMMEDIATE ROADSIDE AND OTHER DRIVING PROHIBITIONS
Vicki M. Williams, Michael Klein Law Corp, Vancouver BC

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CRIMINAL ADVOCACY ETHICS
David M. Layton, Ritchie Sandford, Vancouver BC

 9:15-10:15 

EXPERT EVIDENCE
Paul Burstein, Burstein Bryant Barristers, Toronto ON

ADMISSIBILITY ISSUES RELATING TO STATEMENTS OF AN ACCUSED INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SILENCE
Ian Donaldson QC, Donaldson’s, Vancouver BC

10:15-10:30  COFFEE BREAK
 

10:30-11:50 

TIMELY TRIALS
J. Brian Jackson QC, Vancouver BC

MEGA TRIALS AND THE FAIR AND EFFICIENT CRIMINAL TRIALS ACT
Marilyn E. Sandford, Ritchie Sandford, Vancouver BC

MULRONEY/SCHREIBER AND SOPHONOW CASES - EXPERIENCES AND CASE MANAGEMENT
Richard Wolson QC, Gindin Wolson Simmonds Roitenberg, Winnipeg MB

11:50-1:15  LUNCH SPEAKER: Philip Slayton, author of Mighty Judgment, Toronto ON
DIVIDE OF THE SCC ON RECENT CRIMINAL CASES

 

1:15-2:00 

CROWN’S DISCLOSURE OBLIGATIONS INCLUDING MCNEIL DISCLOSURE
Gail P. Barnes, Vancouver BC

THE INCREASE IN USE OF THE CIVIL FORFEITURE ACT
Jay I. Solomon, Vancouver BC

2:00-2:45 

TRUTH IN SENTENCING ACT INCLUDING CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES
Michael F. Welsh, Mott Welsh & Associates, Penticton BC

PROVINCIAL CORRECTIONS
Kimberly M. Eldred, Drolet Eldred Barristers, North Vancouver BC

2:45-3:00  COFFEE BREAK

3:00-4:10 

THE AFTERMATH OF CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS OF IMMIGRANTS AND PARDON APPLICATIONS
Peter H. Edelmann, Edelmann Legal Services, Vancouver BC

CRIMINAL CASES AND US BORDER CONSEQUENCES
H. Paul Gill, Seattle WA

CLEANSING CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS
John W. Conroy QC, Conroy & Company, Abbostford BC

4:10-4:50 

COMPLAINTS AGAINST POLICE
A. Cameron Ward, Vancouver BC

SEARCH POWERS OF MUNICIPAL INSPECTORS
Brent B. Olthuis, Hunter Litigation Chambers, Vancouver BC

4:50-5:00  CLOSING REMARKS
Kevin Filkow and Janet Winteringham QC

5:00-6:30

PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION