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Pawel is a partner at Sitar & Milczarek. When he's not litigating he writes the Defence Toolkit blog.
27 02, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – February 27, 2021

By |2021-02-27T10:55:52-07:00February 27th, 2021|Charter s.9, Provocation, Ruse Traffic Stops, Young Witness Testimony|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Buchanan, 2021 BCSC 51: #provocation & drug #addiction, R v Huntley, 2021 BCSC 149: s.9 #pretext jaywalking, and R v [...]

13 02, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – February 13, 2021

By |2021-02-13T20:39:46-07:00February 13th, 2021|Circumstantial Identification Evidence, Evidence, NCRMD, Vague Statements of Accused|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Schneider, 2021 BCCA 41: #vague stmts inadmissible, R v Johnson, 2021 ONSC 660: mixed #DNA not sufficient, and R v [...]

6 02, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – February 6, 2021

By |2021-02-06T13:06:47-07:00February 6th, 2021|Evidence, Hearsay, Mr. Big Evidence, Narrative Exception, Prior Consistent Statements, Veracity of Other Witnesses|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v NP, 2021 BCCA 25: #narrative and prior #consistent stmt, R v Bernier, 2021 ABCA 27: accused #interview and other's [...]

30 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 30, 2021

By |2021-02-15T12:39:27-07:00January 30th, 2021|Bad Character Evidence, Charter s.8, Evidence, Prior Consistent Statements, Probative v Prejudicial, Strip Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Nelson, 2021 NSCA 11: prior #consistent statements, R v Settle, 2021 ABQB 40: prior #bad #character, and R v Paterson, [...]

23 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 23, 2021

By |2021-01-23T13:18:15-07:00January 23rd, 2021|Car Search - Cannabis Act, Charter s.8, Evidence, Hearsay, Mr. Big Evidence, Narrative Exception|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Borel, 2021 ONCA 16: #narrative exception, R v Dauphinais, 2021 ABQB 21: #MrBig exclusion, and R v Sappleton, 2021 ONSC [...]

16 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 16, 2021

By |2021-01-16T10:39:52-07:00January 16th, 2021|Charter s.12, CSO for Serious Offence, Fentanyl Trafficking, Mandatory Minimum, Narrative Exception|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Eisnor, 2020 ABCA 459: #narrative error, R v Gerbrandt, 2020 ABPC 261: mandatory min making child porn available  #unconstitutional [...]

9 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 9, 2021

By |2021-01-09T13:56:48-07:00January 9th, 2021|Charter s24(2), Circumstantial Identification Evidence, Credibility, Cross-Examination, Evidence|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Reilly, 2020 BCCA 369: #24(2) #connection to violation & factors, R v Dupuis, 2020 ONCA 807: Crown #impeachment of [...]

19 12, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – December 19, 2020

By |2020-12-19T15:41:54-07:00December 19th, 2020|Certiorari, Charter 11(b), Fundamental Concepts, Late Disclosure Adjournment, The Rule Against Collateral Attack|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Irwin, 2020 ONCA 776: rule against #collateral attack, R v Ellis, 2020 NSCA 78: 11(b) and #disclosure, and R v [...]

12 12, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – December 12, 2020

By |2020-12-12T10:35:40-07:00December 12th, 2020|Appeals, Consent, Officially-induced Error, Re-Opening, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Hughes, 2020 NUCA 15: officially-induced error, R v Smithen-Davis, 2020 ONCA 759: re-opening #appeal after decision, and R v SW, [...]

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