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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. [...]

8 03, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – March 8, 2020

By |2020-03-08T11:42:53-06:00March 8th, 2020|Bad Character Evidence, Brown v Dunn, Defences, Fundamental Concepts, Juries, Jury Charge - Motive to Fabricate, Jury Charge - Out of Court Statements, Probative v Prejudicial, Self-Defence|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Dowd, 2020 MBCA 23, R v Khill, 2020 ONCA 151, and R v JOL, 2020 ABCA 73. [...]

1 03, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – March 1, 2020

By |2020-03-01T08:40:52-07:00March 1st, 2020|Charter s.8, Charter s.9, Confidential Informants, Detached Reflection Not Required, Possession, Self-Defence, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Lights, 2020 ONCA 128, R v Robertson, 2020 SKCA 8, and R v Hussein, 2020 SKPC 8. [...]

23 02, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – February 22, 2020

By |2020-02-23T08:17:24-07:00February 23rd, 2020|Charter s.9, Defences, Evidence, Officer not In Execution of Lawful Duty, Traffic Law Limits, Use of Voir Dire Evidence|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v McDowell, 2020 BCCA 52, R v Allen, 2020 ABPC 295, and R v McCormack, 2019 NLSC 218. [...]

1 02, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – February 1, 2020

By |2020-02-01T12:58:23-07:00February 1st, 2020|Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Repudiation of Pleaa, Self-Defence, Uncategorized, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Deonath, 2020 ONSC 314, R v Fuller, 2020 ONSC 180, and R v Reid, 2020 ONCJ [...]

27 10, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – October 27, 2019

By |2019-10-27T13:53:49-06:00October 27th, 2019|Charter 10(b), Choice of Counsel, Detached Reflection Not Required, Evidence, Murder - First Degree - Party Liability, Murder - First Degree - via Kidnapping, Offences, Self-Defence, Vetrovec Witnesses|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v RS, 2019 ONCA 832, R v Saleh, 2019 ONCA 819, and R v Lewis, 2019 ONSC 5919. [...]

8 09, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – September 8, 2019

By |2019-09-08T08:22:32-06:00September 8th, 2019|Appeals, Defences, Inconsistent Verdicts, Juries, Jury Charge - Grouping Accused, Sexomnia|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v RV, 2019 ONCA 664, R v Josipovic, 2019 ONCA 633, and R v R.B., 2019 ONSC 4236. [...]

15 07, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – July 15, 2019

By |2019-07-15T09:22:47-06:00July 15th, 2019|Charter s.8, Consent Fight, Group on Group Violence, Party Liability, Reasonable Expectation of Privacy|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Labelle, 2019 ONCA 557, R v Strathdee, 2019 ABQB 479, and R v Murdock, 2019 NSPC 15. [...]

29 06, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – June 29, 2019

By |2019-06-29T08:16:50-06:00June 29th, 2019|Circumstantial Evidence, Duty of Non-Partisanship, Evidence, Expert Evidence, Facts not Advanced by Defence, Self-Defence|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Fougere, 2019 ONCA 505, R v Donogue, 2019 ONCA 534, and R v Dupe, 2019 ONCJ 320. [...]

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. [...]