About Pawel Milczarek

Pawel is a partner at Sitar & Milczarek. When he's not litigating he writes the Defence Toolkit blog.
26 06, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – June 26, 2021

By |2021-06-26T11:15:48-06:00June 26th, 2021|Circumstantial Evidence, Co-Conspirator's Exception, Credibility, Evidence, Experts, Hearsay, Seized Cell Calls - Baldtree|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Iqbal, 2021 ONCA 416: accused #fabrication test, R v Boyer, 2021 NSCA 47: #circumstantial evidence and #conspiracy, and R v [...]

19 06, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – June 19, 2021

By |2021-06-19T08:23:24-06:00June 19th, 2021|Charter s.8, Evidence, Motion of Particulars, Opinion Evidence, The Information/Indictment|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Daou, 2021 ONCA 380: cop #opinion of guilt, R v Bugle, 2021 ABPC 45: s.8 #search for #vehicle docs, [...]

12 06, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – June 12, 2021

By |2021-06-12T07:10:07-06:00June 12th, 2021|Accused - Irrelevant Factors, As Soon As Practicable, Charter s.8, Credibility, Impaired Operation, Strip Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v BL, 2021 ONCA 373: presumed guilt & #trial attendance, R v Goodman, 2021 SKCA 78: as soon as practicable, [...]

5 06, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – June 5, 2021

By |2021-06-05T09:47:21-06:00June 5th, 2021|Absence of Motive to Fabricate, Confidential Informants, Credibility, Evidence, Possession, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Swain, 2021 BCCA 207: comp #motive to fabricate, R v Chu, 2021 ONSC 3825: #possession, and R v Fowler, 2021 [...]

29 05, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – May 29, 2021

By |2021-05-29T11:58:15-06:00May 29th, 2021|Capacity to Consent, Certificate of Analyst, Evidence, Experts, Fundamental Concepts, Impaired Operation, Judicial Comity, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Goldson, 2021 ABCA 193: #DUI #Over80 analyst certificates, R v AM, 2021 ONSC 3515: #sexual assault: #reasons and toxicologists [...]

22 05, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – May 22, 2021

By |2021-05-22T10:39:48-06:00May 22nd, 2021|Appeals, Brown v Dunn, Charter s.9, Fundamental Concepts, Overturning a Guilty Plea, Racialized Minorities|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Sitladeen, 2021 ONCA 303: racial #profiling test, R v KA, 2021 NUCA 6: #guilty plea withdrawal, and R v Horth, [...]

15 05, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – May 15, 2021

By |2021-05-15T11:15:00-06:00May 15th, 2021|Appeals, Bail Pending Appeal, Charter 10(b), Charter s.8, Definitions, Firearm Offences, Strip Search, Without Delay|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Dillman, 2021 ABQB 363: definition: #firearm, R v Rodriguez, 2021 ABQB 372: #strip search & 10(b), and R v Downey, [...]

8 05, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – May 8, 2021

By |2021-05-12T07:55:51-06:00May 8th, 2021|Charter 11(b), Jurisdiction of the Court, Sentencing, Sexual Assault, Sexual History s 276, Share Trafficking|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Johnson, 2021 ONCA 257: share #trafficking sentence, R v Webber, 2021 NSCA 35: #jurisdiction & #276 app, and R v [...]

1 05, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – May 1, 2021

By |2021-05-01T11:19:38-06:00May 1st, 2021|Authentication, Charter s.8, Charter s24(2), Evidence, Intentional Violation, Text Messages, Warrantless Entry onto Property|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Aslami, 2021 ONCA 249: #text message authentication, R v Bielli, 2021 ONCA 222: s10(a) intentional violation, and Cormier c [...]

24 04, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – April 24, 2021

By |2021-04-24T11:41:25-06:00April 24th, 2021|Absence of Motive to Fabricate, Air of Reality, Alternative Suspect, Credibility, Evidence, Experts, Provocation|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Gauthier, 2021 ONCA 216: alternate #suspect & #experts, R v Alas, 2021 ONCA 224: #provocation, and R v Dindyal, 2021 [...]

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