A crime is a crime. Or maybe not.
- in person
- in English
The legislative scheme
What is a conviction?
Summary offences vs. indictable offences vs. hybrid
The actual sentence vs. maximum sentence imposed by the CCC
What counts as a part of sentence
Ethics and case scenario
Equivalency of offences committed outside of Canada – the three methods of equivalency (the Hill case)
• When a crime committed outside is not a crime in Canada
• Case scenario
Acts and omissions under A36(2)(c) – under what circumstances can and will it be used?
• Case law on A36(2)(c)
• Record suspension (Pardon) for in Canada offences
Ethics: competence and skills, accepting one’s limitations, seeking counsel, confidentiality issues
The effect of foreign pardons and expungements
R18 – rehabilitation
Applications for rehabilitation
Temporary Resident Permits and use of H&C
Appeals of removal orders or spousal sponsorships refused for inadmissibility – when is an appeal available? How is it conducted? What factors are relevant?
• Review of case law on criminality at the IAD
Judicial Reviews – grounds for review, time limits, referrals to lawyers
Ethics: full disclosure to client, maintaining confidentiality, releasing a file – what to include and what not
300 The East Mall
- regular fee - $ 180.00
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