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Prosecution and Defence of Sexual Offences 2018

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Saturday, November 17, 2018 
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver,
or attend via webinar

Who should attend: All counsel who handle sexual offences, both Crown counsel and defence counsel; counsel who handle civil sexual assault litigation.

Learning level: Intermediate

Sexual assault presents unique challenges for both defence and prosecution. As the law evolves to reflect new understanding of the experiences of different complainants, practitioners must carefully balance the rights and defences of the accused with accommodations for complainants.

This crucial one-day course will explore the complex law dealing with sex-related crimes. You will receive an in-depth review of relevant evidence and practice from experts including a forensic toxicologist, forensic biologist, a forensic nurse examiner, and experienced counsel. Uniquely, in addition to a view from the Bench, you will also hear from a sexual assault victim who will give her perspective on the justice system and her experiences.

Criminal lawyers, both crown and defence at all levels of experience, along with law enforcement officers, are encouraged to attend this extensive and important course.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours (including a minimum of 1 hour involving professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
Lisa J. Helps — Helps Law Corporation, Vancouver
Winston L. Sayson — Crown Counsel, Ministry of Attorney General, Vancouver


Register by Oct 19
Regular Price
After Oct 19
Webinar  $489 $549
Articled Student
$239 $269
In-Person*  $619 $679
Articled Student*
$339 $369
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Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.
*Lunch is included.

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Raymond Lee

Format Live Course Add to Cart
Start Date & Time 2018-11-17 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2018-11-17 4:00 PM
Location Pan Pacific Hotel
Spaces Available 39
Course Chair Lisa J. Helps
Course Chair Winston L. Sayson, QC

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Start Date & Time 2018-11-17 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2018-11-17 4:00 PM
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