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Library Closure - 2021 Labour Day

Posted by Peel Law Association on 3 September 2021

The PLA Library will be closed on Monday September 6, 2021 for Labour Day.

We will return to our regular business hours of 8:30 am to 4:00 pm on Tuesday September 7, 2021.

Thank you,
PLA Library Staff

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Save the Date! PLA Event ~ Sizzlin' in September

Posted by Peel Law Association on 11 August 2021

Save the Date!

The Peel Law Association exclusively invites 2021 PLA Members to join us for
an informal get-together on September 15, 2021 starting at 5:00 pm.
Join us for good food, drinks and some socially distanced fun!

PLA Members should keep an eye on their emails for upcoming registration information!


Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the link for the Membership Form and Fees. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.


As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.


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Book Spotlight - August 2021

Posted by Peel Law Association on 5 August 2021


Continue to watch this space for promotions highlighting one of the books recently added to the PLA Library collection, as well as old favourites we think may be of interest to our PLA Library users.

Today's spotlight is on the book, Prosecuting and Defending Sexual Offence Cases, 2nd Edition by Daneil Brown and Jill Witkin.

Published: August 2020 by Emond.

This bestseller is designed to help practitioners focus on the procedural, evidentiary, and strategic elements specific to sexual offence cases. These elements include search issues, children's evidence, cross-examination on private records, and sentencing. Read more.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Initial Considerations
Chapter 2: Sexual Offences
Chapter 3: Search Issues
Chapter 4: Publication Bans
Chapter 5: Protections for Victims and Witnesses
Chapter 6: Preparing for the Preliminary Inquiry
Chapter 7: Evidentiary Issues
Chapter 8: Children's Evidence
Chapter 9: Expert Evidence
Chapter 10: Forensic Evidence
Chapter 11: Production of Third-Party Records: Section 278.3
Chapter 12: Cross-Examination on Private Records: Section 278.92
Chapter 13: Evidence of Other Sexual Activity: Section 276
Chapter 14: Consent
Chapter 15: Historical Offences
Chapter 16: Sentencing
Chapter 17: Representing the Victim in a Sexual Offence Proceeding

This item is available to PLA Members in good standing for signout. PLA Members can signout up to three items for overnight use for a seven day period. Overdue charges may be applicable to items that are not returned by their due date.

For a full listing of all of the new items added to the PLA Library Collection, please watch for your next issue of Peel Briefs (for PLA Members Only) or take a look at the New Books list for the current calendar year published in the Members' Corner.

If you are interested in signing out resources from the library, submit a book request to PLA library staff!


Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the link for the Membership Form and Fees. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.

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Library Closure - 2021 Civic Holiday

Posted by Peel Law Association on 30 July 2021

The PLA Library will be closed on Monday August 2, 2021 for Civic Holiday.

We will return to our regular business hours of 8:30 am to 4:00 pm on Tuesday August 3, 2021.

Thank you,
PLA Library Staff

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Upcoming CPD | Session 3 of Intersecting Areas of Law Series

Posted by Peel Law Association on 28 July 2021

Intersecting Areas of Law CPD Series

Session 3: Immigration & Criminal with Family Law

Please note, attendance is limited to Lawyers, Articling Students and LPP candidates.

Click here to view/download the registration form/flyer for more information about this CPD session.

Register online now!

Or email your completed form to PLA Staff and submit your payment over the telephone.

PLA Members will be able to register for the CPD at a discounted price!

For more information about the complete series, click here!

*NOTE: Session 2 is currently being rescheduled.


Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the link for the Membership Form and Fees. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.


As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.


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