Mr. Raphaël Schachter, Q.C., was invited to speak at the Quebec/Jewish Law Symposium held at the Chabad of Westmount. The Quebec Bar recognized this activity as part of the Continuing Education program. The topic of Mr. Schachter’s conference was, “How Does a Criminal Lawyer Defend a Client that He Knows is Guilty.”
The evening was chaired by the former Minister of Justice of Quebec, the Honourable Justice Herbert Marx, of our Superior Court. Other participants included Justice William Fraiberg, Mr. Harvey Yarosky and Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe, Harvard law professor. Approximately one hundred people, mainly judges and lawyers, attended the symposium.