Evidentiary Issues
(Evidentiary Issues)

Title: The Inaugural Child Protection Program Part 2
Date: November 13, 2015

Presentation: Evidentiary Issues
Presenter: Professor Rollie Thompson, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University

Professor Rollie Thompson will review some key evidentiary issues that commonly arise in child protection matters, including:

  • Evidence of past parenting: how much? for what purpose?
  • Hearsay: exceptions, principles, reliability, fairness
  • Business records: opinion, multiple hearsay, police reports
  • Expert opinion: qualification, the Mohan principles, legal limits

Run Time: 61 minutes

MCPD hours: 1 hour

EPPM hours: 0 hours

Price: $50 + GST ($52.50)