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Pawel is a partner at Sitar & Milczarek. When he's not litigating he writes the Defence Toolkit blog.
8 12, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – December 8, 2019

By |2019-12-08T08:55:37-07:00December 8th, 2019|Charter s.8, Judicial Duty to Assist, Search Incident to Arrest, Self-Represented Accused|0 Comments

This week's top two summaries: R v Smith, 2019 SKCA 126 and R v Hasanov, 2019 ONSC 6959. R v Smith [...]

30 11, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – November 30, 2019

By |2019-11-30T15:44:20-07:00November 30th, 2019|Charter 10(b), Charter 11(b), Choice of Counsel, Criminal Negligence Causing Death, Defence Re-Election to Prov. Ct., Manslaughter - via Unlawful Act, Offences|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54, R v Shaikh, 2019 ONCA 895, and R v Lebada, 2019 ONCJ [...]

24 11, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – November 24, 2019

By |2019-11-24T10:02:37-07:00November 24th, 2019|2019 Amendments Substantive, Juries, Peremptory Challenge, Seized Cash, Statutory Interpretation, Used for Lawyer Fees|0 Comments

This week's top four summaries: R v Rafilovich, 2019 SCC 51, R v RS, 2019 ONCA 904, R v Levaillant, 2019 ABQB 837, and R v SB, [...]

10 11, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – November 10, 2019

By |2019-11-25T06:30:48-07:00November 10th, 2019|Evidence, Juries, Peremptory Challenge, Reverse Disclosure, Sexual Assault, Similar Fact|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v King, 2019 ONSC 6386, R v Ekhtiari, 2019 ONCJ 774, and R v McAnally, 2019 ONSC 6274. [...]

2 11, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – November 2, 2019

By |2019-11-02T08:27:15-06:00November 2nd, 2019|2019 Amendments Substantive, Answering Jury Questions, Juries, Offences, Possession for the Purpose - Drugs|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Williams, 2019 ONCA 846, R v Dorion, 2019 SKQB 266, and R v Main, 2019 BCPC 241. [...]

27 10, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – October 27, 2019

By |2019-10-27T13:53:49-06:00October 27th, 2019|Charter 10(b), Choice of Counsel, Detached Reflection Not Required, Evidence, Murder - First Degree - Party Liability, Murder - First Degree - via Kidnapping, Offences, Self-Defence, Vetrovec Witnesses|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v RS, 2019 ONCA 832, R v Saleh, 2019 ONCA 819, and R v Lewis, 2019 ONSC 5919. [...]

19 10, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – October 19, 2019

By |2019-10-19T10:40:22-06:00October 19th, 2019|Dangerous Driving, Juries, Jury Charge - Opining About Evidence, Offences, Possession of Replica Firearm|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Walker, 2019 ONCA 806, R v Delellis, 2019 BCCA 335, and R v Eyre, 2019 BCCA 333. [...]

12 10, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – October 12, 2019

By |2019-10-12T10:06:23-06:00October 12th, 2019|Charter 11(b), Charter s.8, Consent for Search, Evidence, Murder - Knowledge of Likelihood of Death, Offences, Post-Appeal Delay, Statement Voluntariness|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v JEV, 2019 ABCA 359, R v SK, 2019 ONCA 776, and R v King, 2019 ABPC 236. [...]

6 10, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – October 6, 2019

By |2019-10-06T09:10:58-06:00October 6th, 2019|Ancillary Powers Doctrine, Breach of the Peace, Charter 11(b), Charter s.8, Complexity of the Case, Fundamental Concepts, Mandatory Destruction of Records|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: Fleming v Ontario, 2019 SCC 45, R v Lemioer, 2019 SKCA 95, and R v Alston, 2019 ONSC 5491. [...]

28 09, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – September 28, 2019

By |2019-09-28T09:25:38-06:00September 28th, 2019|Charter s.7, Charter s.9, Disclosure, Invitation to Sexual Touching - Sting Operation, Judicial Duty to Assist, Lost Disclosure, Offences, Self-Represented Accused, Traffic Law Limits|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Cathcart, 2019 SKCA 90, R v McColman, 2019 ONSC 5359, and R v Weiland, 2019 ONSC 5357. [...]