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Criminal Jury Trials in a Pandemic: International Perspectives
This 1.5-hour panel discussion, organized by the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL) and Courthouse Libraries BC, will take a look at how courts have managed jury trials during the pandemic in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Lord Hugh Matthews, a Senator of the College of Justice and a judge of Scotland's Supreme Courts will share a perspective from the UK on managing jury trials during the pandemic. Defence counsel, Mona Duckett, Q.C., a senior partner with Dawson, Duckett, Garcia & Johnson will speak to her experience with jury trials in Canada during the pandemic. Andrew Warren, State Attorney of Florida's 13th Judicial Circuit will share a perspective from the US. Our moderator will be Justice Tammen of the BC Supreme Court.

We invite attendees to submit their questions in advance for this session so that panelists can focus their presentations on the information attendees are looking for. Upon registering, you will receive a link in your confirmation email to participate in a Thoughtexchange where you can input questions in advance.

Attendees may claim up to 1.5 hours of CPD with the Law Society of BC.

Jan 16, 2021 10:00 AM in Vancouver

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