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Winning Advocacy: High Profile Advocacy

AndrĂ© Marin, Ontario’s Ombudsman, and Yves Boisvert, La Presse reporter, will guide you through the double-edged sword of media relations by giving you insights from perspective of the clients, the lawyers, the Bench and the media.

The CBA Legal Conference is in St. John’s (NL) from August 15-17. There’s still time to register!

Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim

Civility in the Legal Profession: Zealous Advocacy v. Professional Duty

Is civility in professional practice only a collateral veneer, and what is the fundamental value and duty of lawyers toward clients? Join Clyde K. Wells, Q.C., former Newfoundland Prime Minister, and other speakers who will lead this discussion at the CBA Legal conference.

The CBA Legal Conference is in St. John’s (NL) from August 15-17. There’s still time to register!

Clyde Wells credit: Cox and Palmer Law; Joe Groia image credit: The Toronto Star

Maintaining Prosecutorial Independence

The CBA’s Criminal Justice Section moved a resolution that urges the federal government to ensure that all proposed criminal justice legislation will not interfere with or erode prosecutorial independence.

Read the submission online (.pdf)

The resolution will be debated by Council on August 14 at the CBA Legal Conference in St. John’s, NL.

Aboriginal Law Conference on CPAC

Did you miss the CBA’s 2014 Aboriginal Law Conference that took place in Iqaluit in June? Here’s your chance to catch up on the sessions, which were recorded by CPAC and are now available on demand.

Please visit the CPAC website for viewing.

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