2016 Annual Conference
Education Session Materials

Constitutional Law Update

Recent Supreme Court of Canada Jurisprudence: the Limited Constraint of Prior Precedent and the Push for Precision
David M. Paciocco Ontario Court of Justice Professor Emeritus, University of Ottawa (Common Law Section)


Supreme Court: October Term 2015
Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Murray Sinclair

Understanding and Preventing Judicial Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue

Vicarious Trauma in Judges: The Personal Challenge of Dispensing Justice (pdf)
PowerPoint presentation
Elizabeth Berns, Peter Jaff

Cautionary Tales – Judicial Ethics and Social Media

Social Media: The Generation Gap
Cautionary Tales - Judicial Ethics & Social media
The Perils and Profits of Social Media
Christine Harapiak, Robert Torres, Jr., Gayle Williams-Byers

Wrongful Convictions Across Borders

The Path to Justice: Preventing Wrongful Convictions
Wrongful Convictions
Robin Finlayson, Stephen Bindman, Melvyn Green, Ronald Dalton, Seema Saifee

Navigating the NCSC Website and Other Online Resources

NCSC Connected Community
Jesse Rutledge

Cannabis and the Greening of North America

Mary  Celeste

Judges, Democracy and Rights

Rosalie Abella

Judge’s Role in Ensuring Constitutional Right to Counsel

Judge's Role in Ensuring Constitutional Right to Counsel

Norman Reimer, Preeti Menon, James Stribopoulos, Betty Thomas Moore

To Free or Not to Free: That is the Question

Bench Guide for Recognizing Dangerousness in Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic Violence Order of Conditional Release

Bond information Form
Ronald Adrine, Elizabeth Hines, Katherine McLeod, Patti Walker