11 12, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – December 11, 2021

By |2021-12-11T11:18:54-07:00December 11th, 2021|Air of Reality, Eye-Witness Identification, Possession, Self-Defence, The W(D) Instruction|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Effert 2021 ABCA 388: #self-defence, R v Alvarez, 2021 ONCA 851: #eye-witness ID, and R v Godelia, 2021 ONSC 7464: [...]

12 12, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – December 12, 2020

By |2020-12-12T10:35:40-07:00December 12th, 2020|Appeals, Consent, Officially-induced Error, Re-Opening, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Hughes, 2020 NUCA 15: officially-induced error, R v Smithen-Davis, 2020 ONCA 759: re-opening #appeal after decision, and R v SW, [...]

21 11, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – November 21, 2020

By |2020-11-21T15:28:39-07:00November 21st, 2020|Charter s.9, Juries, Overholding, Self-Defence, Stand-Aside|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Baptiste, 2020 ONSC 6823: #selfdefence, R v Josipovic, 2020 ONSC 6300: judicial #jury stand-aside and R v Sakhuja, 2020 ONCJ [...]

14 11, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – November 14, 2020

By |2020-11-14T12:08:38-07:00November 14th, 2020|Battered Spouse Syndrome, Charter 10(b), Defences, Offences, Refusal, Self-Defence, Without Delay|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Yong, 2020 ABQB 676: #delay in access to #counsel, R v Mason, 2020 MBQB 151: self #defence, and R v [...]

4 07, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – July 4, 2020

By |2020-07-04T11:14:00-06:00July 4th, 2020|Charter 11(b), Fail to Stop at Scene of Accident, Obstructing Peace Officer, Offences, Officer not In Execution of Lawful Duty, Pre-Charge Delay|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Wells, 2020 ONCJ 294, R v Robinson, 2020 BCPC 122, and R v TSH, 2020 SKPC 25. [...]

14 06, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – June 14, 2020

By |2020-06-14T12:25:22-06:00June 14th, 2020|Charter + s.52 - Declaratory Relief, Charter 10(b), Charter s.8, Choice of Counsel, Fundamental Concepts, Impaired Operation, Non-Insane Automatism, Reasonable Expectation of Privacy, Search of Cell Incident to Arrest, Voluntariness of Act|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Sullivan, 2020 ONCA 333, R v El-Majzoub, 2020 ABPC 105, and R v Virk, 2020 ONCJ 278. [...]

2 05, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – May 2, 2020

By |2020-05-02T10:03:01-06:00May 2nd, 2020|Air of Reality, Banishment, Defences, Evidence, Experts, Mental Health Mitigation, Self-Defence, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Paul, 2020 ONCA 259, R v Forner, 2020 BCCA 103, and R v Patterson, 2020 NSSC 151. [...]

5 04, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – April 5, 2020

By |2020-04-05T11:06:24-06:00April 5th, 2020|Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Charter s.7, Defences, Entrapment, Evidence, Fundamental Concepts, History of the Parties, Self-Defence, Similar Fact|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Darnley, 2020 ONCA 179, R v WM, 2020 ONCA 236, and R v Patterson, 2020 ONCJ 156. [...]

29 03, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – March 29, 2020

By |2020-03-29T17:54:48-06:00March 29th, 2020|Consent, Defences, Evidence, In-Court Identification, Non-Insane Automatism, Offences, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Ermineskin, 2020 ABPC 40, R v Brown, 2020 ABQB 166, and R v Robertson, 2020 ABQB 158. [...]

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