Jan 17, 2023

Loretta Merritt to teach Credibility, Memory and Trauma

Loretta Merritt will be teaching the Credibility, Memory and Trauma portion of the Civil Sexual Assault: Critical and Emerging Issues program presented by Osgoode Professional Development. The full day webinar will take place on February 27, 2023 and be replayed on March 27, 2023. 

Acquire the key knowledge and practical strategies needed to successfully advance or defend a civil sexual assault claim.

Credibility, Memory and Trauma

The Hon. Justice Jasmine Akbarali, Supreme Court of Justice (Ontario)

Dr. Rachel Liebman, PhD, Complex Trauma Treatment Network and University Health Network – Department of Psychiatry

Nasha Njihawan, Nijhawan McMillan Barristers

Loretta P. Merritt, Torkin Manes LLP

Zahra Vaid, Lerners LLP

As professionals working in this area are keenly aware, credibility, memory and trauma are much more than just buzz words. Engage with our expert panel in a thoughtful discussion with practical guidance on how to navigate these issues in your practice.

  • Understanding how trauma impacts memory
  • Integrating the trauma informed approach into your practice
  • How do we reconcile the neuroscience with the laws of evidence (or can we?
  • How do (and should) lawyers and judges address these issues?


To learn more or register, please visit the Osgoode Professional Development website.

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