Defamation Law: What Litigators Need To Know - POSTPONED

Defamation issues have become increasingly complex in the age of internet. Attend this session designed by litigators for litigators and come away with a tool kit to advise clients and litigate defamation matters successfully.

This program has been postponed due to COVID-19

Program Chairs:
Norm Emblem, Dentons Canada LLP
Christine Lonsdale, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Faculty Includes:
The Honourable Justice Graeme Mew, Superior Court of Justice
Katarina A. Germani, CBC
Ryder Gilliland, DMG Advocates LLP
Andrea Gonsalves, Stockwoods LLP
Sue L. Gratton, Law Commission of Ontario
Peter M. Jacobsen, Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP
Gillian P. Kerr, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Lucas Lung, Lerners LLP
William C. McDowell, Lenczner Slaght
Justin Safayeni, Stockwoods LLP

Topics Include:
  • Issues in Defamation Law
  • Defenses to Defamation Actions
  • Pitfalls in Litigating a Defamation Case
  • Recent SCC Decisions on Defamation
  • Law Commission Update
Eligible CPD Hours:
0.75 Professionalism Hours, 2.25 Substantive Hours
3/31/2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Advocates' Society Education Centre 2700-250 Yonge Street Toronto, ON

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