The National Criminal Law Program. THE conference for criminal law practitioners.
For almost 50 years the NCLP has brought together criminal law practitioners from all areas of the profession. We are known for our top-quality educational content delivered by our faculty of Canada’s finest judges, Crown Prosecutors and Defence Counsel.
Join over 700 attendees and take in:
- In-depth, high caliber and stimulating plenary sessions focusing on: Criminal Procedure, Ethics and The Charter (New this year: Simultaneous Interpretation offered during selected plenary sessions)
- Break-out Sessions focusing on Extradition, Garofoli Applications, Charter Applications, Jury Selection after C-75, Regulatory Investigations and more. (Selected sessions offered in French)
- Workshops exploring real-world issues in a
small group, facilitated setting (Offered in French and English)
- Two-part Writing Workshop
- Mentoring Breakfasts for registrants with 5 years or less criminal law experience
- Over 80 up-to-date papers exploring recent developments in Criminal Procedure, Ethics and The Charter
- Approximately 23 hours of substantive content including 3+ hours of accredited Ethics/Professionalism Hours (accreditation with various Law Societies pending)
- Social events including the First-time Attendee Reception, Opening Reception and Closing Dinner (additional cost)
This year’s faculty roster includes some of Canada’s finest judges and top Crown Prosecutors and Defence Counsel. Special Guests this year include the Honourable Justice Len Marchand and The Honourable John Laskin.
Registration for the 2020 National Criminal Law Program, to be held in Victoria BC from July 6-10, 2020 will open soon!
Sign up here if you would like to be notified when registration opens. By providing your contact information, you are giving Program organizers permission to contact you with Program information as it becomes available.
Early Bird (Up to April 3, 2020)
New Lawyer (called to the bar 2015 or after)
Materials – Printed
Materials – USB
(All rates subject to 5% GST and 7% HST.)
Details and Terms
NCLP 2019 Accreditation
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July 5 to 9, 2021 – Halifax, NS
Julie Begbie, Program Coordinator