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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. [...]

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. [...]

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