15 01, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – January 15, 2022

By |2022-01-15T11:05:10-07:00January 15th, 2022|Balanced Charge, Eye-Witness Identification, Hearsay, Hearsay, Juries, The Principled Exception, The W(D) Instruction|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Panovski, 2021 ONCA 905: W(D) on all #exonerating ev, R v Furey, 2021 NLCA 59: #principled exc'pn necessity, [...]

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: [...]

20 11, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – November 20, 2021

By |2021-11-20T12:06:46-07:00November 20th, 2021|Charter - Detention, Hearsay, Obstructing Peace Officer, Opinion Evidence, The W(D) Instruction|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Tutu, 2021 ONCA 805: #psych detention & obstruct, R v Kotio, 2021 NSCA 76: lay #opinion & #trauma, and R [...]

13 11, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – November 13, 2021

By |2021-11-17T18:03:28-07:00November 13th, 2021|Accused's Credibility - Right to Disclosure and Presence at Trial, Alternative Suspect, Fentanyl Trafficking, Functus Officio, Fundamental Concepts, Gladue - Start Point Sentences, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Parranto, 2021 SCC 46: #start-point sentence, R v Hudson, 2021 ONCA 772: order of #testimony, and R v Toews, 2021 [...]

23 10, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – October 23, 2021

By |2021-10-23T10:30:04-06:00October 23rd, 2021|Alternative Suspect, Circumstantial Evidence, Criminal Negligence Causing Death, Importance of Cross, The Principled Exception|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Mills, 2021 ONSC 6492: crim neg causing #death, R v Wilson, 2021 ONSC 6663: #principled exception, and R v Wilson, [...]

21 08, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – August 21, 2021

By |2021-08-21T08:33:42-06:00August 21st, 2021|Credibility, Evidence, Motive to Fabricate, Third Party Records, Unresponsive Answers, Video Evidence|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v SSS, 2021 ONCA 552: 3rd party #records, R v Da Silva Smith, 2021 ONSC 5521: #credibility argumentative w Def, [...]

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