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 [...]

2 04, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – April 2, 2022

By |2022-04-02T09:57:16-06:00April 2nd, 2022|Appeals, Charter 11(b), Crown Witness Schedule, Exceptional Circumstances, Fresh Evidence, Procedure|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Davies, 2022 BCCA 103: 278.94 on fresh ev #appeal, R v Ghraizi, 2022 ABCA 96: 11(b) #exceptional circumstance, and R [...]

5 02, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – February 5, 2022

By |2022-02-05T09:36:24-07:00February 5th, 2022|Credibility, De Minimis, Inappropriate Notes, Judge Bound by Crown Theory, Police Officers, Reasonable Grounds|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v RH, 2022 ONCA 69: Crown #theory binds judge, R v Ward, 2022 ABPC 4: #police notes & s.8, and R [...]

4 12, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – December 4, 2021

By |2021-12-04T12:18:32-07:00December 4th, 2021|Appeals, Charter s.8, Failure to Consider Sentence Option, Offences, Resist Arrest, Safety Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Woolsey, 2021 BCCA 439: #failure to consider discharge, Martin v R., 2021 NBCA 53: running isn't #resist, and R [...]

6 11, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – November 7, 2021

By |2021-11-06T11:13:29-06:00November 6th, 2021|Appeals, Charter 10(b), Charter s24(2), Confessions, Connection of Evidence to Violation, Fresh Evidence, Gladue - Mitigation, Sentencing, Without Delay|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Jarrett, 2021 ONCA 758: 10(b)/24(2) temporal #exclusion, R v Mero, 2021 BCCA 399: #Gladue discount, and R v Marttinen, 2021 [...]

4 09, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – September 4, 2021

By |2021-09-04T10:47:52-06:00September 4th, 2021|Appeals, Consent, Delayed Reasons, Disclosure, Late Disclosure, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Eheler, 2021 BCCA 316: #delayed reasons excluded, R v Barra, 2021 ONCA 568: s.7 late #disclosure appeal, and R v [...]

11 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 11, 2021

By |2021-07-11T08:19:47-06:00July 11th, 2021|Appeals, Challenge for Cause, Ineffective Assistance, Juries, Racial Bias Instructions, Reasonable Apprehension of Bias, Stand-Aside|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Chouhan, 2021 SCC 26: #jury selection, R v Mehl, 2021 BCCA 264: #jury bias, and R v White, 2021 NLCA [...]

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, [...]

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