This is just a10 minute segment of the lecture that was given by Dr. Michael Pollanen. The complete lecture is available from the AIDWYC office and counts for CPD credit.
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A Lecture Series on Wrongful Convictions presented by AIDWYC on June 28, 2013 at the Ontario Bar Association Conference Centre, 20 Toronto Street, Toronto, ON.
Preventing Miscarriages of Justice: Understanding Forensic Pathology - lecture by Dr. Michael Pollanen,
Chief Forensic Pathologist for Ontario.
*Reviewing the role of forensic pathology in the criminal justice system
*Review the basic aspects of scientific methodology used by expert witnesses
*Exploring the pitfalls of forensic medical evidence that correlate with miscarriages of justice
*Reviewing and explaining the forensic aspects of R v Mullins Johnson
*Reviewing the systemic reforms that have occurred after the Goudge Inquiry
This Newly Accredited Learning Series, Injustice SPEAKS Learning FORUM, is a Lecture Series on Wrongful Convictions. The Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted is a non-profit organization dedicated to identifying, advocating for, and exonerating individuals convicted of a crime that they did not commit and to preventing such injustices in the future through education and reform.
This event was presented by The AIDWYC Foundation. The AIDWYC Foundation supports the charitable work of the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted.