Leveraging Social Context Evidence in Legal Advocacy  

Nov. 23, 2021
Winnipeg Online


DATE: Tuesday, November 23, 2021
TIME: 12:00 Noon - 1:30pm
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
TOPIC:  Leveraging Social Context Evidence in Legal Advocacy  
SPEAKERS:  Allison Fenske, Legal Aid Manitoba - Public Interest Law Centre
Byron Williams, Legal Aid Manitoba - Public Interest Law Centre
Monique St. Germain, Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc.

Social context evidence includes reports, statistics and other information that provides a relevant framework for legal decision makers. Panelists will share innovative ways they have tendered social context evidence in court, tips and challenges associated with this evidence, and their perspectives on its significance. This session will be informative for varied areas of law including human rights/equality, criminal, family, consumer protection, and more.

Please RSVP (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) to the Manitoba Bar Association online (link above). 

You will need a computer or laptop (PC or Mac), smartphone or tablet with a microphone and webcam (built-in or external) and an internet connection.  

If you will be participating from a laptop, you would also need to install a Zoom Client for Meetings from this site: https://zoom.us/download. If you are unsure whether you have the latest version of Zoom, please follow the instructions HERE

If you are having troubles, please email sections@cba-mb.ca. 

At approximately 9:30am on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 an email will be sent from the MBA advising you of the link that you will click on to join the Zoom video conference meeting.  So it will be important to register before 5:00pm on Monday, November 22, 2021.  

Attendance at this MBA Section meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development requirement for a maximum of 1.5 hours.

David Davis
Chair, MBA Legal Research Section
Davis Cyber Law 
Ph: 204-294-9616



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