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9 02, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – February 9, 2020

By |2020-02-09T08:59:40-07:00February 9th, 2020|Appeals, Charter 10(b), Charter s.7, Choice of Counsel, Disclosure, Evidence, Eye-Witness Identification, Similar Fact, Unreasonable Verdict, Witness Protection Program|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v Huerta, 2020 ONCA 59, R v Fischer, 2020 ABQB 67, and R v McElwain, 2020 ONSC 344. [...]

26 01, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – January 26, 2020

By |2020-01-26T08:34:11-07:00January 26th, 2020|2019 Amendments Substantive, Appeals, Charter s.8, Confidential Informants, Juries, Misapprehension of Evidence, Peremptory Challenge, Strip Search|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v Chouhan, 2020 ONCA 40, R v CEK, 2019 ABCA 2, and R v Roberts, 2019 SKPC 72. [...]

8 09, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – September 8, 2019

By |2019-09-08T08:22:32-06:00September 8th, 2019|Appeals, Defences, Inconsistent Verdicts, Juries, Jury Charge - Grouping Accused, Sexomnia|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v RV, 2019 ONCA 664, R v Josipovic, 2019 ONCA 633, and R v R.B., 2019 ONSC 4236. [...]

24 08, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – August 24, 2019

By |2019-08-24T08:13:04-06:00August 24th, 2019|Appeals, Brown v Dunn, Charter s.8, Evidence, Failure to Draft Step, Fundamental Concepts, Mens Reas Co-existence, Prior Consistent Statements, Uneven Scrutiny, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Shevalev, 2019 BCCA 296, R v Moyles, 2019 SKCA 72, and R v Willis, 2019 NSCA 64. [...]

4 08, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – August 4, 2019

By |2020-04-02T09:51:54-06:00August 4th, 2019|Answering Jury Questions, Complainant Prior Sexual Acts, Evidence, Excusing Juror, Failure to Relate Facts to Legal Issues, Hearing Inadmissible Evidence, Ineffective Assistance, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v R.V., 2019 SCC 41, R v J.B., 2019 ONCA 591, and R v Finck, 2019 NSCA 60. [...]

22 06, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – June 22, 2019

By |2019-06-22T08:44:14-06:00June 22nd, 2019|Accused's Prior Exculpatory Statements, Appeals, Evidence, Expert Evidence, Ineffective Assistance, Police Drug Experts|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Baksza, 2019 ABCA 237, R v AWH, 2019 NSCA 40, and R v Breau, 2019 NSSC 181. [...]

14 04, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – April 14, 2019

By |2019-05-13T09:49:35-06:00April 14th, 2019|Appeals, Charter s.15, Crown Barred from New Basis of Liability, Defence of Another, Defences, Provocation|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: G v Ontario (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 264, R v Simard, 2019 BCSC 531, and R v Barrett, 2019 SKCA 6. [...]

24 03, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – March 24, 2019

By |2019-03-24T10:48:29-06:00March 24th, 2019|Appeals, Charter s.11(d), Charter s.7, Disclosure, DRE Records, Miscarriage of Justice, Offences, Overturning a Guilty Plea|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Stipo, 2019 ONCA 3, R v Morrison, 2019 SCC 15, and R v Miller, 2019 BCCA 78. [...]

19 01, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – January 19, 2019

By |2019-01-28T10:37:56-07:00January 19th, 2019|Appeals, Charter s.12, Charter s.7, Disclosure, Enhanced Credit, Late Disclosure, Miscarriage of Justice, Remedies, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries include: R v Prystay, 2019 ABQB 8, R v Ostrowski, 2018 MBCA 331, R v Jiang, 2018 ONCA 1081. [...]