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Pawel is a partner at Sitar & Milczarek. When he's not litigating he writes the Defence Toolkit blog.
30 07, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – July 30, 2022

By |2022-07-30T08:51:16-06:00July 30th, 2022|Charter - Detention, Charter 10(b), Co-Conspirator's Exception, Murder - First Degree - Party Liability, Right to Re-Consult, Translation Needed, Vetrovec Witnesses|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v LaFrance, 2022 SCC 32: #detention and 10(b), R v Greenwood, 2022 NSCA 53: aiding, Vetrovec, co-conspirators, and R v Polusmiak, [...]

16 07, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – July 16, 2022

By |2022-07-16T07:52:03-06:00July 16th, 2022|Appeals, Excessive Intervention, Failure to Consider Accused Evidence, Gladue - Mitigation, Insufficient Assistance, Sentencing, Sentencing Principles, YCJA|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Wilde, 2022 SKCA 74: excessive #intervention & insufficient #assistance, R v Laprise, 2022 SKCA 77: failure to consider #Gladue [...]

25 06, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – June 25, 2022

By |2022-06-25T08:31:20-06:00June 25th, 2022|Appeals, Charter 10(b), Charter s.8, Fresh Evidence, Right to Counsel s. 146, Search of Cell Incident to Arrest, Third Party Records, YCJA|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Schirmer, 2022 BCCA 214: #police disciplinary records, R v F(JM), 2022 MBCA 52: #youth right to #counsel, and R v [...]

18 06, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – June 18, 2022

By |2022-06-18T10:17:16-06:00June 18th, 2022|Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Fundamental Concepts, Insufficient Reasons, Reasonable Apprehension of Bias, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Cowan, 2022 ONCA 432: #bias, R v DMG, 2022 NSCA 42: Benefit of #doubt, and R v WDM, 2022 SKCA [...]

4 06, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – June 4, 2022

By |2022-06-04T11:21:17-06:00June 4th, 2022|Car Search - Cannabis Act, Charter s.12, Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Disclosure, Examination of Exhibits for Smell, Late Disclosure, Lost Disclosure, Rehabilitation, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Bissonnette, 2022 SCC 23: s.12 #rehabilitation and punishment, R v Peterson, 2022 ABQB 365: destroyed #evidence, and R v Grant, [...]

28 05, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – May 28, 2022

By |2022-05-28T10:25:54-06:00May 28th, 2022|Charter 11(b), Circumstantial Evidence, Evidence, Exceptional Circumstances, Experts, Possession|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Satkunananthan, 2022 ONCA 393: PPT #expert, R v Mbuyama, 2022 ONSC 2491: #circumstantial ev and gun possession, and R v [...]

21 05, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – May 21, 2022

By |2022-05-21T09:50:35-06:00May 21st, 2022|CSO for Serious Offence, Honest but Mistaken Belief in Consent for Sex, Juries, Sentencing, Stand-Aside|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Azzi, 2022 ONCA 366: #jury selection, R v Wong, 2022 ABCA 171: air of #reality, and R v Desmond-Robinson, 2022 [...]

14 05, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – May 14, 2022

By |2022-05-14T11:20:39-06:00May 14th, 2022|Air of Reality, Defences, Eye-Witness Identification, Non-Insane Automatism, Provocation|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Barrett, 2022 ONCA 355: #provocation, R v Brown, 2022 SCC 18: #automatism, and R v Grant, 2022 ONCA 337: #exculpatory [...]

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