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 [...]

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, [...]

30 04, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – April 30, 2022

By |2022-04-30T10:23:50-06:00April 30th, 2022|Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Car Search - Cannabis Act, Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Charter s.9, Charter s24(2), Disclosure, Fundamental Concepts, Late Disclosure, Reasonable Grounds|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Subramaniam, 2022 BCCA 141: #proof of facts, R v Santos, 2022 SKCA 50: #experience & RPG, and R v Loutitt, [...]

23 04, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – April 23, 2022

By |2022-04-23T10:12:57-06:00April 23rd, 2022|Border Search, Charter 10(b), Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Charter s24(2), Disclosure, Embellishing Grounds, Exclusion of Offence, Informer Privilege|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Pereira, 2022 ONSC 2281: 10(b) at the #border, R v Matthews, 2022 ABCA 115: informer #privilege, and R v Odemi, [...]

5 03, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – March 5, 2022

By |2022-03-05T08:59:06-07:00March 5th, 2022|Charter s.8, Manner of Execution, Reasonable Expectation of Privacy, Sexual Assault, Sexual History s 276, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Carstairs, 2022 BCCA 69: nighttime #warrant, R v Skye View Farms Ltd., 2022 PECA 1: #warrant needed desp inspection [...]

18 12, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – December 18, 2021

By |2021-12-18T10:56:48-07:00December 18th, 2021|Causation, Charter s.8, Excision, Sentencing, Setting Aside Guilty Plea, Warrants|2 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R c Rizzuto, 2021 QCCA 1789: s.8 warrants #excision, Mohabir c R, 2021 QCCA 1806: 606(1.1) might be #jail, and R v [...]

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 [...]

31 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 31, 2021

By |2021-07-31T08:58:06-06:00July 31st, 2021|Affiant Credibility Effects, Charter s.8, Duplicative Count, RPG Evidence in Place, The Information/Indictment, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Becessar, 2021 ONSC 4833: s.8 SW RPG for presence of #evidence, R v Aisevho, 2021 ONSC 5116: s.8 CI [...]

24 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 24, 2021

By |2021-07-24T07:47:19-06:00July 24th, 2021|Charter s.8, Charter s.9, Confidential Informant, Experts, Eye-Witness Identification, Safety Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v SKM, 2021 ABCA 246: false #memory experts, R v Nairn, 2021 ONSC 4582: #police eye-witnesses, and R v Van, 2021 [...]

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