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 [...]

20 09, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – September 20, 2020

By |2020-09-24T19:21:35-06:00September 20th, 2020|Appeals, Credibility, Evidence, Insufficient Reasons, Possession, Unresponsive Answers|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v PM, 2020 ONSC 5439: #credibility; unresponsive #witness, R v Abreha, 2020 ONCJ 401: #possession and the found-in, and R v [...]

12 09, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – September 12, 2020

By |2020-09-12T10:52:25-06:00September 12th, 2020|Credibility, Evidence, Eye-Witness Identification, Improper Questioning, Inconsistencies - Not On Act, Offences, Records, Sexual Assault, Stereotypes of Human Behaviour, Vetrovec Witnesses|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v McFarlane, 2020 ONCA 548, R v Roth, 2020 BCCA 240, and R v McFarlane, 2020 ONSC 5194. [...]

12 07, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – July 12, 2020

By |2020-07-12T10:41:01-06:00July 12th, 2020|Accused - Irrelevant Factors, Appeals, Charter s.9, Recovered Memories, Ruse Traffic Stops, Sexual Assault, Unreasonable Verdict|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Waterman, 2020 NLCA 18, R v Odle, 2020 ONSC 3991, and R v AK, 2020 ONCA 435. [...]

2 06, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – June 1, 2019

By |2019-06-02T09:56:44-06:00June 2nd, 2019|Absence of Motive to Fabricate, Battered Spouse Syndrome, Charter - Detention, Charter s.9, Charter s24(2), Credibility, Racialized Minorities, Self-Defence, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Le, 2019 SCC 34, R v Sanderson, 2019 SKQB 130, and R v Bartholomew, 2019 ONCA 377. [...]

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