Ontario Superior Court of Justice Trials

Cross-Examining Police Officers: Interview with Calvin Barry

On the Record, Episode 11 is about cross-examining Police Officers.

Mick Hassell interviews Calvin Barry, an experienced criminal defence lawyer who has conducted over 60 jury trials.

Calvin Barry on the record with Mick Hassell

Calvin has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to cross-examination.  He is a former Crown Attorney which gives him added insight on how Police Officers prepare to testify in direct and respond to cross-examination.

Calvin shares information concerning how to prepare for this type of cross-examination, with a particular emphasis on impaired trials, where Officers tend to play an important role.

Please click here and scroll down to Episode 11 for Calvin’s interview