Webinar material

CDAS - What's Old is New Again: Avoiding Myths and Stereotypes in Sexual Assault Trials

April 16, 2024

CDAS: Ubi jus, ibi remedium: Section 24(2) of The Constitution Act, 1982

March 12, 2024

SHARP Workplaces - BC Labour Relations Board: When is it an option for unionized employees with workplace sexual harassment grievances?

March 6, 2024

SHARP Workplaces - Silencing Non-Disclosure Agreements: Preventing the Harm they Cause

February 13, 2024

SHARP Workplaces - Practical Considerations in Employment and Civil Law Remedies for Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims

January 29, 2024


CDAS Self-Represented Accused and Fair Proceedings: there are no "Simple Trials"

December 6, 2023

Rise Women's Legal: Why Can't Everyone Just Get Along?

November 23, 2023

SHARP Workplaces and Stand Informed: An Orientation for Public Library Workers with LawMatters

November 22, 2023

CDAS Thinking ahead: Civility in the Criminal Bar 5th Annual

November 8, 2023

Reliability, Believability, and Vulnerability of Alibi Evidence

September 18, 2023

Family Law for Sexual Assault

June 27, 2023

Immigration Issues in Cases of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment

June 20, 2023

Wrongfully Convicted: Lessons from the Canadian Registry

June 14, 2023

Advising Complainants in Criminal Sexual Assault Cases

June 13, 2023

Human Rights Complaints: When is it an Option in Situations of Sexual Assault?

June 6, 2023

Civil Claims for Sexual Assault

May 16, 2023

Child Forensic Interviewing: Dos and Don'ts

April 27, 2023

The Increasing Risks of Defamation Claims and Privacy Concerns

April 18, 2023

Impact of Race and Cultural Assessments in Sentencing Black Canadians

March 21, 2023

Civility in the Criminal Bar

December 7, 2022

Mental Health and the Legal Profession (Part 2)

December 6, 2022

The Legacy and Future of Social Work, Colonialism, Indigenous Law and Child Welfare in B.C.

November 28, 2022

Review Board Proceedings: Skill Building for Lawyers

November 22, 2022

I’d never forget that face: Error rates for eyewitnesses

November 15, 2022

Forensic Fallout: Scientific evidence and the prevention of wrongful convictions

November 9, 2022

Overview of BC Review Board Proceedings

November 8, 2022

Making Visible the Discriminatory Foundations of Canada's Child Welfare System and the Impact for First Nations Children and Families Today

Strategies, Considerations, and Pitfalls to Avoid in Negotiations and Settlements of Sexual Harassment Claims

October 4, 2022

Cross-Border Crime: At the SCC and in your Practice

September 15, 2022

Mental Health and the Legal Profession (Part 1)

The (New) Provincial Court Family Rules – Explained

June 24, 2022

CLSS #3 - Mr. Big and the New Common Law Confessions Rule: Five Years in Review

June 23, 2022

Mr. Big and the New Common Law Confessions Rule: Five Years in Review, Click here to download: https://works.bepress.com/adelina-iftene/43/

Preparing Clients for Mediation in Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims

June 7, 2022

CLSS #2 - Vetrovec Protections Post-Khela: Some Progress, but not Enough

May 19, 2022

  • Articles by Nikos Harris:
    • R. v. Seruhungo: The Supreme Court of Canada "Substantially" Affirms a Powerful Tool to Protect Against Wrongful Convictions Caused by Vetrovec Witnesses 
      • available through Courthouse Libraries BC subscription to Westlaw Canada (38 CR-ART 64, 2017)
    • Justice for All: The Implications of Hart and Hay for— Vetrovec Witnesses 
      • available through Courthouse Libraries BC subscription to Westlaw Canada (22 CR-ART 105, 2015)
  • Presentation - Vetrovec Protections Post-Khela: Some Progress, but not Enough

CLSS #1 - Jury Selection after Chouhan

April 21, 2022

Legal Aid BC: Resources for Self-Represented Litigants in Provincial Court

April 5, 2022

Remote Access Databases through Courthouse Libraries BC: Tips and Tricks

March 24, 2022

Supporting Self Represented Litigants in Provincial Court: Resources and Q&A

February 24, 2022

Human Rights and Workplace Sexual Harassment: Case Updates

February 15, 2022

Human Rights and Workplace Sexual Harassment presentation

WorkSafeBC Handling of Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims

January 20, 2022

Bite Sized Animal Law Part II: "The Link" Between Animals & Humans

April 21, 2021

A Brief History of Pardons: Should Louis Riel be Pardoned?

January 18

CanLII Tips and Tricks

July 20, 2021

COVID-19 and Criminal Justice Systems: Challenges and legacy

July 14, 2021

Criminal Jury Trials in a Pandemic: International Perspectives

January 16

The Criminal Law re Sexual Assault/Harassment: A primer for civil lawyers

April 20, 2021

Employment and Civil Law Remedies for Workplace Sexual Harassment

April 13, 2021

Free Legal Services in BC: An overview of CLAS and APB programs

February 4

Gender-Based Violence and Trauma-Informed Approaches to Workplace Sexual Harassment Claim

May 25, 2021

Gender Diversity and Trauma-Informed Approaches to Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims

May 11, 2021

Human Rights and Workplace Sexual Harassment

April 2, 2021

Legal Coaching for Sharp Clients 

May 18, 2021

Overview of COVID-19 BC Gender Equality Report Card

March 1, 2021

Privacy Issues in Workplace Sexual Harassment and Working with Support People

June 1, 2021

Searching for Precedents: Maximizing your efficiency

October 20, 2021

Lexis Advance Quicklaw

CLE Online: Finding Precedents

Service-focused Lawyering: Cultural Competency and Violence-informed Approaches for Working with Indigenous Clients

May 31, 2021

Stolen Lives: The Perils of False Guilty Pleas

November 24, 2021

Workers Compensation and Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims

April 27, 2021

Working Effectively with Difficult Litigants and Clients with Mental Health Issues 

June 2, 2021

Workplace Investigations Related to Sexual Harassment Claims

April 30, 2021

The Art of a Deft Direct

June 18

BC Gender Equality Report Card: An Overview

June 15

Challenging the Lawfulness of Searches

May 7

Civility in the Criminal Bar

December 2

Court of Appeal Criminal Chambers Practice Tip

May 12

Effective Cross-Examination

May 21

Effective Oral Advocacy in the Court of Appeal

June 25

Effective Written Advocacy: A Guide to Writing Persuasive Factums

April 30

Ethics in Criminal Practice

April 23

Ethics in Criminal Practice, Part 2 

June 2

Indian Day Schools

July 2

Indigenous Courts: A Cross-Jurisdictional Comparison

May 28

Indigenous Human Rights

August 18

Indigenous Rights in BC and Indian Act Amendments

July 30

Interrupting Bias: How Systemic Racism, Discrimination and Distorted Thinking Lead to Wrongful Convictions

December 10

Métis Legal Issues

June 23

A Panel Discussion: Navigating section 276 and 278 Criminal Code matters for complainant counsel in criminal proceedings

May 19

Protest Law and Civil Disobedience

July 29

Trauma-Informed Legal Practice

September 17