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History Repeating? Forensic Evidence, Motherisk and Miscarriages of Justice

June 6, 2016 | By |

We are pleased to partner with AIDWYC on this timely Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Lecture. This event is free of charge but registration is required for both in-person attendance and webcast viewing.

To Register

Send your name, law society number (if applicable) and phone number to acarling [at] aidwyc.org or call 416-504-7500 x226

Indicate in your email if you would like to attend the program in person or via webcast. If you choose to participate via webcast, you will be sent instructions as to how to log-on the week before the event.

This event will include:

  • An outline of the role flawed forensic pathology and other forensic evidence has played in miscarriages of justice in Canada
  • An overview of the Broomfield case, the Motherisk Hair Analysis Independent Review and the mandate of the Motherisk Commission
  • How lawyers should and should not use experts to prevent miscarriages of justice in their cases

A demonstration by some of Toronto’s best lawyers of how to qualify, examine in chief and cross examine experts

The following speakers have been confirmed:

Philip M. Epstein
Senior Partner, Epstein Cole LLP

Brian H. Greenspan
Partner, Greenspan, Humphrey, Lavine

Dr. Dirk Huyer
Chief Coroner for Ontario

Hon. Justice Susan Lang
Court of Appeal for Ontario

James Lockyer
Partner, Lockyer Campbell Posner

Rachel Mendleson
Reporter, Toronto Star

This program is eligible for up to 3 Substantive Hours. For more information please visit the AIDWYC website.

Event details

Join the webcast

Monday, June 6, 2016

Registration 1:30pm
Program 2pm – 5pm

Donald Lamont Learning Centre
Law Society of Upper Canada

130 Queen Street West, Toronto

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