Use of Force, the Year in Review

November 19, 2014 8:40am

Brock Martland
Martland & Saulnier

Josh Paterson
Executive Director | Lawyer
BC Civil Liberties Association

Andi MacKay
Winteringham MacKay Law Corporation

  • Admissibility of expert evidence: recent appellate cases
  • The impact of amendments to the CCC regarding self-defence and pre-emptive assaults by police
    • Case law if any
    • Applicable standards
  • Recommendations from coroners’ juries
  • Competing experts: a battle between use of force expert witnesses
  • Will there be a murder conviction in the shooting of Sammy Yatim?
  • Reviews of the Yatim shooting, if published by the time of the conference:
    • Iacobucci Report
    • The OIPRD report
    • Ontario Ombudsman