Law Day Winnipeg

Sunday, April 15, 2018
12:00pm - 3:30pm
Winnipeg Law Courts, 408 York Avenue

Presented by

The Manitoba Bar Association
The Manitoba Department of Justice

Sponsored by

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLPPitblado LLP 

Fillmore Riley LLP, The Law Society of ManitobaTaylor McCaffrey LLP 

Hook & SmithMLT Aikins LLPMyers LLP 

D’Arcy & Deacon LLPLevene Tadman Golub Law Corporation, Mark M. Gray Law Corporation, Sternat Manaigre Law CorporationTapper Cuddy LLP 

 

Schedule of Events

EXHIBITS & DISPLAYS

Visit Government, community, and law-related agencies throughout the Law Courts Building on the Main Floor.

MOCK TRIALS

Elementary and Senior high school students stage mock trials of interest to everyone (children and adults alike).  Seating is limited

12:15pm          R. v. Hansel and Gretel - Beaumont Elementary School – Courtroom 230

12:15pm          R. v. Rogers - Maples MET School – Courtroom 128

12:15pm          R. v. Rogers - Oak Park High School – Courtroom 214

12:15pm          R. v. Rogers - St. John’s-Ravenscourt School – Courtroom 117

12:15pm          R v. Rogers - J.H. Bruns Collegiate – Courtroom 120

12:15pm          R. v. Rogers - St. Mary’s Academy – Courtroom 223

2:15pm            R. v. Rogers - Maples MET School – Courtroom 128

2:15pm            R. v. Rogers - Oak Park High School – Courtroom 214

2:15pm            R. v. Rogers - St. John’s-Ravenscourt School – Courtroom 117

2:15pm            R. v. Rogers - St. James Collegiate – Courtroom 120

2:15pm            R. v. Rogers - The Collegiate at the University of Winnipeg – Courtroom 230

2:15 pm           R. v. Rogers - Windsor Park Collegiate – Courtroom 223

DISTRIBUTION OF THE CHARTER

Copies of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (suitable for framing) will be available at the information booth. 

SPECIAL SITTING OF THE CITIZENSHIP COURT

12:00 Noon – Courtroom 210, Old Law Courts Building

DEBATES

Topic: “BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Province of Manitoba amend the legal age to purchase and consume cannabis to 18 years of age.”

1:00pm – 2:00pm        Maples MET vs. St. John’s-Ravenscourt – Courtroom 403
2:00pm – 3:00pm        Acadia Junior High #1 vs. Acadia Junior High #2 – Courtroom 403

DEMONSTRATIONS BY A DRUG DETECTOR DOG

12:15pm, 1:00pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm – 4th Floor Mezzanine

DEMONSTRATIONS BY A VICTIM SERVICES INTERVENTION DOG

12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:45pm – Main Floor Rotunda

GUIDED TOURS OF THE LAW COURTS

Guided tours of the Law Courts Building, Lock-Up and Video Technology.  Tour registration desk – Courtroom 114.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

12:15 – 1:15pm – Law as a Career – Courtroom 127
1:30 - 2:30pm – Law as a Career – Courtroom 127
2:30 – 3:30pm – Fraud & Scams – Courtroom 115  

FREE ADMISSION AND REFRESHMENTS
 

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Come out and learn about the Law!

 

If you have any accommodation requirements, please contact admin@cba-mb.ca by March 30, 2018.