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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

13 03, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – March 13, 2021

By |2021-03-13T10:24:40-07:00March 13th, 2021|Accused - Irrelevant Factors, Charter s.14 - Interpretation Rights, Credibility, Refusal|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Titong, 2021 ABCA 75: accused #testimony, R v Tshibola, 2021 ONSC 1346: #interpretation rights, and R v Mtgona, 2021 ONSC [...]

9 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 9, 2021

By |2021-01-09T13:56:48-07:00January 9th, 2021|Charter s24(2), Circumstantial Identification Evidence, Credibility, Cross-Examination, Evidence|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Reilly, 2020 BCCA 369: #24(2) #connection to violation & factors, R v Dupuis, 2020 ONCA 807: Crown #impeachment of [...]

5 12, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – December 5, 2020

By |2020-12-05T11:30:47-07:00December 5th, 2020|After the Fact Conduct, Credibility, Evidence, Murder - First Degree - Party Liability, Stereotypes of Human Behaviour|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Jerace, 2020 BCCA 326: #Crown arguing #fabrication, R v Whynder, 2020 NSCA 77: #party liability #murder instructions  & after [...]

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 [...]

17 10, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – October 17, 2020

By |2020-10-17T09:52:33-06:00October 17th, 2020|Charter s.11(1) - Right to Lesser Punishment, Charter s.9, Credibility, Material Inconsistencies, Motive to Fabricate, No Reasonable Connection to Offence|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v RP, 2020 ONCA 637: duty to resolve #inconsistencies and W(D), R v Gamble, 2020 SKPC 34: s.9 #detention, and R [...]

3 10, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – October 3, 2020

By |2020-10-03T09:27:55-06:00October 3rd, 2020|Accused's Prior Exculpatory Statements, Credibility, Evidence, Lack of Embellishment|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Beckett, 2020 BCCA 262: #fabrication as post-offence conduct, R v Alisaleh, 2020 ONCA 597: lack of #embellishment as makeweight [...]

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