PD Events

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Thank you  to the Nunavut Law Foundation . The Law Society Executive would like to extend its gratitude to the Foundation for its continued financial support which gives the Society the opportunity to offer in-person events in Iqaluit and increase it accessibility to all of our non-resident members and northern counterparts through conference call.

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2017 UPCOMING EVENTS - Save the dates & RSVP for in-person! 

No events scheduled for the summer period.

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PREVIOUS PD EVENTS

Thursday June 8, 2017 from  9:00am to 4:30pm 

UNDERSTANDING THE NEUROBIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

With the support from the Nunavut Law Foundation and the LSN, the PPSC and Justice Canada invites you to this unique PD opportunity.

Conference call is available:  1-888-289-4573;  Access Code: 5000735 #

Who? Dr. Lori Haskell. Learn more. This is a unique opportunity to learn from Dr. Haskell, a clinical psychologist who practices in Toronto and is also an assistant professor in psychiatry and an academic research associate with the Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children.

What?  A  Presentation on Understanding the Neurobiological and Psychological Effects of Sexual Assault.

Materials? Part A (pp 1-30) Part B ( pp.31-68) .

Where? Frobisher Inn, Baffin room

Recognized PD Hours: 7 hours

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Thursday June 1, 2017 at 7:00pm and Saturday June 3, 2017 at 11:00am

RECEPTION AND TRIAL ADVOCACY PD EVENT

CBA Nunavut Brance and the OBA are holding a joint reception for members on June 1, 2017 and a trial advocacy professional development event on June 3, 2017. [Click here] for a detailed agenda.

RECEPTION

When? Thursday June 1, 2017 at 7:00pm

Where? Koojeesee Room, Frobisher Inn

What? Come meet representatives of the Ontario Bar Association. At 8:00pm, Toronto Litigator Sarah Clark will be presenting on the case First Nations Caring Society v. Canada.

 EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES AND TIPS FOR A SUCCESFUL TRIAL

When? Saturday June 3, 2017 at 11:00am

Where? Baffin Room, Frobisher Inn

What? Prominent litigators will share with you their time-tested strategies and practical advice on topics ranging from preparing your case to the closing argument.

Recognized PD Hours: 4 hours

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Wednesday May 17 from 5:30-7:30pm

MAKING THE CONNECTION: HUMAN RIGHTS AND POVERTY 

Who? Canada Without Poverty with human rights’ lawyer Michèle Biss

What? Join Canada Without Poverty for a conversation on poverty as a human rights violation. Poverty in the community will be discussed and information will be shared on what is happening nationally and internationally on poverty, hunger, and homelessness.

Ms. Biss’s bio, learning objectives and workshop content can be found here.

Where? Nunavut Research Institute

 

Recognized PD Hours: 2 hours

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Wednesday May 10, 2017 from 9:00am-12:00pm

NATION-T0-NATION RELATIONSHIPS: INHERENT RIGHTS & THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INDIGENOUS LAWS

Recognized PD Hours: 3 hours

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Thursday-Saturday April 20-22, 2017

ADVOCATES SOCIETY IN-PERSON SKILLS TRAINING

The Advocates Society is coming to Iqaluit to offer in-person skills training!

  • Thursday evening: Doors open @ 5:30pm – Welcome reception with Keynote speaker- The Hon. Mr. Justice Neil Sharkey, Senior Judge; hosted by the LSN
  • Friday @ 9:30 to 11:30 AM -  Professional responsibility and civility roundtable (Conference call available)
  • Lunch provided on site
  • Friday@ 1-4pm Direct-Examination
  • Saturday Brunch @ 9:30 – 12:00 pm -  Cross-Examination

Recognized PD Hours:

  • Friday am April 21, 2017: 2 hours
  • Friday pm April 21, 2017:  6 hours in total (includes the preparation)
  • Saturday am  April 22, 2017: 5.5 hours in total (includes the preparation)

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February 23, 2017 at 5:30pm ET

PRESENTATION BY DR. LARRY REYNOLDS

Who? Dr. Larry A. Reynolds;   Bio here .

What? The Protection of Cetaceans in Canada via the Species at Risk Act and the Marine Mammal Regulations. The subject of the presentation is set in a paper which was published in the August, 2016 edition of the Journal of Environmental Law and Practice.  

Materials? Download the paper here : pp. 259-281 ; pp.282- 

Recognized PD Hours: 1.5 hours

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