• Title:               Electronic Evidence and Illegally Obtained Evidence

    Date:               March 10, 2017

    Description: 

    This session will answer some of your pressing questions, such as:

    • What is the impact of section 184 of the Criminal Code?
    • When electronic evidence is illegally obtained, what steps should you take in dealing with it and how should you proceed?
    • Is the illegally obtained evidence admissible?
    • Other methods of obtaining electronic evidence and how to introduce it into court 

    Presenter:     Kristen Normandin, Normandin Law

    Run Time:          0.75 hours

    MCPD hours:    0.75 hours

    EPPM hours:     0.25  hours

    Price:                $35+ GST ($36.75)

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  • Title:               Panel on Evidence Obtained via Technology

    Date:               March 10, 2017

    Description: 

    This diverse panel will address the following issues:

    • An overview of basic Canadian privacy law obligations, including private sector privacy laws, Manitoba’s statutory privacy tort and emerging common law torts, and how they apply when evidence has been obtained through technology in the context of family law proceedings;
    • Tales from the trenches and lessons learned;
    • The Winnipeg Police Service’s policy for handling electronic evidence.

    Panel: Justice Lore Mirwaldt, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench (Family Division)   Randall Horton, Deeley Fabbri Sellen Law Corporation   Andrew Buck, Pitblado Law LLP  Daryn Laminman, Winnipeg Police Service 

    Moderator:      Judge Carena Roller, Provincial Court of Manitoba

    Run Time:          1.25 hours

    MCPD hours:    1.25 hours

    EPPM hours:     0 hours

    Price:                $45+ GST ($47.25)

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  • Title:               Practice Management Issues and Case Scenarios Related to Electronic Evidence and Illegally Obtained Evidence

    Date:               March 10, 2017

    Description: 

    This experienced panel will address the following issues:

    • Tips on how to handle the initial client interview
    • Discussion of case scenarios, including common ethical issues
    • Challenges posed by Facebook and other social media sites
    • How to deal with electronic evidence, including emails, text messages, videos and recorded phone messages provided on thumb drives
    • Effective use of Exhibits
    • How to avoid having your Orders rejected

    Panel: Justice Marilyn Goldberg, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench (Family Division)   |    Terry Beley, Fishman Beley Family Law Associates

    Moderator:     Connie Petersen, Petersen King Law Corporation

    Run Time:          0.75 hours

    MCPD hours:    0.75 hours

    EPPM hours:     0.75 hours

    Price:                $35+ GST ($36.75)

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  • Title:               Criminal Evidence in Family Law Cases

    Date:               March 10, 2017

    Description: 

    This session includes:

    1. Criminal Evidence in Family Law Cases:The Key Issues Every Family Lawyer Needs to Know presented by Richard Niman

    Topics Include:

    • How you can and cannot make use of criminal evidence in the family law proceeding (and vice versa)
    • When is a Wagg motion available and how to use it
    • Requesting disclosure from the police
    • Issues of “lawyer as witness” in the criminal context
    • Evidence Act protections for questioning and trial related issues
    • Evidentiary precautions to avoid jeopardizing the criminal proceeding for the accused or the victim 

    2. The Intersection between Family Law and Criminal Law: Practice Management Issues

    An experienced panel discussing the following issues:   

    • Types of Orders and how and when to apply for variation
    • Domestic violence charges and the various issues that arise
    • When do harassing social media posts and phone calls cross the line and become criminal?
    • Can Home Assessment Reports and child protection documents be used in criminal proceedings?
    • Should you represent a client in both their criminal and family matter?

    Panel: Richard Niman, Niman Gelgoot  and Associates   |   Jennifer Mann, Manitoba Justice, Prosecutions Division   |   Josh Weinstein, Myers Weinberg LLP

    Moderator:     Jessica Dillon, Tapper Cuddy LLP

    Run Time:         1.5  hours

    MCPD hours:    1.5 hours

    EPPM hours:     0.25 hours

    Price:                $50+ GST ($52.50)

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