Feb 26, 2020 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM - Sentencing in Criminal Court: Latest Trends and Bill C-75 Amendments
361 University Avenue, Courthouse
Rotunda 2nd floor, TLA Lawyers Lounge
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1T3

Bill C-75

This program contains 15 minutes of EDI Conten
and 90 minutes of Substantive Content.

Whether representing the Crown or the defence, there are a myriad of things to consider when preparing for a sentencing hearing. These include, but are not limited to, the circumstances of the offence, unique features of the case or the offender’s role, types and range of available punishments, the offender’s background, as well as the legal principles and procedural and substantive rules applied at sentencing.

Join experts Danielle Robitaille (defence) and Erin Winocur (Crown) as they provide a clear, concise and balanced review of the latest trends and most challenging issues, flagging areas requiring special attention as a result of Bill C-75 amendments.

You will also learn about:

  • Guiding principles
  • Advice on resolution discussions and processes
  • The process of the sentencing hearing
  • A breakdown of aggravating and mitigating factors that inform quantum
  • The types of sentences and ancillary orders available
  • Charter issues engaged at sentencing
  • Consideration of the collateral consequences for offenders of the findings and orders made by a criminal court
  • Unique processes engaged when sentencing Indigenous people
  • Specialized areas such as dangerous and long-term offender applications and sentencing in youth prosecutions
  • Appeals from sentence


  • Danielle Robitaille, Henein Hutchison LLP
  • Erin Winocur, Assistant Crown Attorney, Crown Attorney’s Office
  • Danann Hawes, Emond Publishing

Program details

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

5:15 – 7:00 p.m. (Registration at 5:00 p.m.)

TLA Lawyers Lounge, 2nd Floor, 361 University Avenue Court House

This program contains 15 minutes of EDI Conten
and 90 minutes of Substantive Content.

Registration Fee:

Members $90.00 + HST 

Member Licensing Candidates and New Calls $20.00 + HST 

Non-Members and Friends of the TLA $120.00 + HST 

Complimentary tickets are available for Law School Students. Please contact Sandra Porter at events@tlaonline.ca.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

No refunds after February 19, 2020. An administrative fee of $25.00 will be applied to all cancellations. Space is limited, no walk-ins.

Register online now, or download the form.

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