About Pawel Milczarek

Pawel is a partner at Sitar & Milczarek. When he's not litigating he writes the Defence Toolkit blog.
18 09, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – September 18, 2021

By |2021-09-18T07:31:07-06:00September 18th, 2021|Challenge - Other Reasonable Cause s632, Charter s.9, Impaired Operation, Juries, Racialized Minorities, Reasonable Grounds|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Frampton, 2021 ONSC 5733: #vaccination status of jurors, R v Tutu, 2021 ONSC 5375: #satchel #racial profiling , and R [...]

4 09, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – September 4, 2021

By |2021-09-04T10:47:52-06:00September 4th, 2021|Appeals, Consent, Delayed Reasons, Disclosure, Late Disclosure, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Eheler, 2021 BCCA 316: #delayed reasons excluded, R v Barra, 2021 ONCA 568: s.7 late #disclosure appeal, and R v [...]

21 08, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – August 21, 2021

By |2021-08-21T08:33:42-06:00August 21st, 2021|Credibility, Evidence, Motive to Fabricate, Third Party Records, Unresponsive Answers, Video Evidence|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v SSS, 2021 ONCA 552: 3rd party #records, R v Da Silva Smith, 2021 ONSC 5521: #credibility argumentative w Def, [...]

14 08, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – August 14, 2021

By |2021-08-14T09:50:24-06:00August 14th, 2021|Certificate of Analyst, Challenge for Cause, Charter 10(b), Choice of Counsel, Impaired Operation, Juries, Racial Bias Instructions, Stand-Aside|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Sandhu, 2021 ABQB 615: 10(b) and #translation, R v Martin, 2021 ONSC 5333: #jury selection, and R v Szpejer, 2021 [...]

31 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 31, 2021

By |2021-07-31T08:58:06-06:00July 31st, 2021|Affiant Credibility Effects, Charter s.8, Duplicative Count, RPG Evidence in Place, The Information/Indictment, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Becessar, 2021 ONSC 4833: s.8 SW RPG for presence of #evidence, R v Aisevho, 2021 ONSC 5116: s.8 CI [...]

24 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 24, 2021

By |2021-07-24T07:47:19-06:00July 24th, 2021|Charter s.8, Charter s.9, Confidential Informant, Experts, Eye-Witness Identification, Safety Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v SKM, 2021 ABCA 246: false #memory experts, R v Nairn, 2021 ONSC 4582: #police eye-witnesses, and R v Van, 2021 [...]

11 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 11, 2021

By |2021-07-11T08:19:47-06:00July 11th, 2021|Appeals, Challenge for Cause, Ineffective Assistance, Juries, Racial Bias Instructions, Reasonable Apprehension of Bias, Stand-Aside|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Chouhan, 2021 SCC 26: #jury selection, R v Mehl, 2021 BCCA 264: #jury bias, and R v White, 2021 NLCA [...]

3 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 3, 2021

By |2021-07-03T06:03:02-06:00July 3rd, 2021|Charter s.9, Charter s24(2), Connection of Evidence to Violation, Eye-Witness Identification, Impaired Operation, Reasonable Grounds|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Barton, 2021 ONCA 451: #Charter 24(2) connection, R v Macfie, 2021 SKQB 151: #impaired RPG, and R v Ismail, 2021 [...]

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