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The Supreme Court of Canada in 2019: Recent Cases, Latest Trends

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Substantive: 1.25
80 minutes
Published
2019
Presenter(s)
Mark Gannage
Eric Gertner
Allan C. Hutchinson
Samara Secter
Source
Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA)
Provider
CPDOnline.ca
Language
English
Length
80 minutes
Price
$109.00 plus tax
Includes Handouts

In our 6th annual Supreme Court of Canada roundup, our expert panel of seasoned lawyers and scholars returns to offer insightful comments about recent decisions by our top court and identify emerging trends in the areas of civil, criminal, and public law.

Notable Cases

  • R. v. Le, 2019 SCC 34
  • R. v. Altiman, 2019 ONCA 511
  • Groia v. Law Society of Upper Canada, 2018 SCC 27
  • R. v. Othman, 2018 ONCA 1073
  • R. v. J.C.P., 2018 ONCA 986
  • R. v. Finestone, 2017 ONCJ 22

Presenters

Deputy Judge Mark Gannage

Mark Gannage is a litigation and research lawyer, previously of McCarthy Tetrault, Goodmans, Stikeman Elliott, and Torys.

He is the author of Gannage 's Ontario Civil Litigation Commentary and Checklist, three chapters in Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Canadian Precedents qf Pleadings, several published articles, a federal law reform report and a federal law reform working paper. He is a Contributing Editor of the Toronto Law Journal.

A former full time and adjunct law professor, Mr Gannage conceived, designed and taught U of T Law School's first course in Advance Legal Research, Analysis and Writing.

Mr Gannage was invited to be the first (and last!) Head of Legal Research and Analysis of the  now deceased  Bar Admission  Course. RIP.

Eric Gertner

Eric Gertner is the Former Director of Research, McCarthy Tetrault LLP in Toronto.  Mr. Gertner has special experience in debtor-creditor law, constitutional law (particularly freedom of expression) and professional liability. He also has significant experience with class action litigation. In his role as the firm’s director of research, he has participated in a number of landmark commercial and constitutional cases and has provided legal advice on significant commercial transactions.

He is an instructor at Ryerson University's Life Institute. There he has taught diverse courses on the Supreme Court of Canada, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Freedom of Expression, Law and the Holocaust, Apologies and Law and Medicine.

Mr. Gertner was one of the two founding co-editors of The Supreme Court Law Review (now in its 20th year of publication). He has co-authored the leading Canadian casebook on debtor-creditor law and has co-edited a number of other publications.

Allan C. Hutchinson

Professor Allan Hutchinson has been a member of Osgoode Hall Law School’s faculty since 1982. He served as Associate Dean from 1994 to 1996 and later, in 2003, he was named Associate Dean (Research, Graduate Studies and External Relations).

Professor Hutchinson is a legal theorist with an international reputation for his original and provocative writings. He was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2004 and named a Distinguished Research Professor by York University in 2006. His research interests are: law and politics; legal theory; the legal profession; constitutional law; torts; jurisprudence; civil procedure; and racism and law.

As well as publishing in most of the common-law world’s leading law journals, he has written or edited many books. Much of his work has been devoted to examining the failure of law to live up to its democratic promise. His latest publications are Evolution and the Common Law (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and The Companies We Keep: Corporate Governance for a Democratic Society (Irwin Law, 2006). In 2007, he received the University-wide Teaching Award and was a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School.

Samara Secter

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