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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

30 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 30, 2021

By |2021-02-15T12:39:27-07:00January 30th, 2021|Bad Character Evidence, Charter s.8, Evidence, Prior Consistent Statements, Probative v Prejudicial, Strip Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Nelson, 2021 NSCA 11: prior #consistent statements, R v Settle, 2021 ABQB 40: prior #bad #character, and R v Paterson, [...]

23 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 23, 2021

By |2021-01-23T13:18:15-07:00January 23rd, 2021|Car Search - Cannabis Act, Charter s.8, Evidence, Hearsay, Mr. Big Evidence, Narrative Exception|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Borel, 2021 ONCA 16: #narrative exception, R v Dauphinais, 2021 ABQB 21: #MrBig exclusion, and R v Sappleton, 2021 ONSC [...]

7 11, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – November 7, 2020

By |2020-11-07T14:17:16-07:00November 7th, 2020|Bail Summary Exaggeration, Border Search, Charter 10(b), Charter s.8, Charter s.9, Credibility, Denigration of Counsel, Stereotypes of Human Behaviour|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Canfield, 2020 ABCA 383:#phone #search at border unconstitutional, R v Cooke, 2020 NSCA 66: #sexual offence #credibility, and R [...]

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