About the Author and Contributor

AuthorNathan Baker
Nathan Baker is a criminal law practitioner who focuses on impaired-
driving matters. He also holds the role of standing agent for the Pub-
lic Prosecution Service of Canada in Peterborough, prosecuting matters
under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, in addition to his private
practice. Since 2012, he has produced the Drug Recognition Exercise/
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Netletter for practitioners to keep
them abreast of developments related to drug-impaired driving. He has
developed and presents a CPD course in consultation with DRE ocers.
In 2015, he was a panel member on the Law Society of Upper Canada’s
annual Drinking and Driving CPD and authored the paper provided to
participants. Nathan received training to conduct SFST and DRE training
at seminars in Atlanta and New Orleans in 2014 and 2016, and has also
completed the NCDD Mastering Scientif‌ic Evidence Course. He believes
that the law is often slower to evolve than technology, but hopes to lead
the way in adapting law to autonomous vehicles.
Jaye Hooper has been a litigation lawyer specializing in personal injury,
professional liability, and insurance litigation for over twenty years.She
has appeared before all levels of court, including the Court of Appeal and
the Supreme Court of Canada.A past president of the County of Carleton
Law Association and the Federation of Ontario Law Associations, Jaye is a
leader at the Ontario bar.She has been a presenter at various continuing
professional development panels, including matters focusing on civil liti-
gation as well as professionalism. Jaye works to be accessible to those in
need of legal services and strives to provide individualized care to those
she serves.

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