1 05, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – May 1, 2021

By |2021-05-01T11:19:38-06:00May 1st, 2021|Authentication, Charter s.8, Charter s24(2), Evidence, Intentional Violation, Text Messages, Warrantless Entry onto Property|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Aslami, 2021 ONCA 249: #text message authentication, R v Bielli, 2021 ONCA 222: s10(a) intentional violation, and Cormier c [...]

24 04, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – April 24, 2021

By |2021-04-24T11:41:25-06:00April 24th, 2021|Absence of Motive to Fabricate, Air of Reality, Alternative Suspect, Credibility, Evidence, Experts, Provocation|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Gauthier, 2021 ONCA 216: alternate #suspect & #experts, R v Alas, 2021 ONCA 224: #provocation, and R v Dindyal, 2021 [...]

20 03, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – March 20, 2021

By |2021-03-20T10:47:43-06:00March 20th, 2021|Dangerous Offender, Evidence, Judicial Notice, Reverse Disclosure, Sentencing, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v JM, 2021 ONCA 150: #judicial notice, R v A.I., 2021 BCSC 1781: #ghomeshi amendments, and R v Bird, 2021 SKCA [...]

7 03, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – March 7, 2021

By |2021-03-07T10:53:11-07:00March 7th, 2021|Bad Character Evidence, Charter s24(2), Co-Conspirator's Exception, Fundamental Concepts, Hearsay, Inferences for the Defence, Probative v Prejudicial, s.10(b) Violation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Mann, 2021 ONCA 103: #Defence #inferences, R v ZWC, 2021 ONCA 116: prior #discreditable conduct, and R v Dawkins, 2021 [...]

27 02, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – February 27, 2021

By |2021-02-27T10:55:52-07:00February 27th, 2021|Charter s.9, Provocation, Ruse Traffic Stops, Young Witness Testimony|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Buchanan, 2021 BCSC 51: #provocation & drug #addiction, R v Huntley, 2021 BCSC 149: s.9 #pretext jaywalking, and R v [...]

13 02, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – February 13, 2021

By |2021-02-13T20:39:46-07:00February 13th, 2021|Circumstantial Identification Evidence, Evidence, NCRMD, Vague Statements of Accused|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Schneider, 2021 BCCA 41: #vague stmts inadmissible, R v Johnson, 2021 ONSC 660: mixed #DNA not sufficient, and R v [...]

6 02, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – February 6, 2021

By |2021-02-06T13:06:47-07:00February 6th, 2021|Evidence, Hearsay, Mr. Big Evidence, Narrative Exception, Prior Consistent Statements, Veracity of Other Witnesses|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v NP, 2021 BCCA 25: #narrative and prior #consistent stmt, R v Bernier, 2021 ABCA 27: accused #interview and other's [...]

30 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 30, 2021

By |2021-02-15T12:39:27-07:00January 30th, 2021|Bad Character Evidence, Charter s.8, Evidence, Prior Consistent Statements, Probative v Prejudicial, Strip Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Nelson, 2021 NSCA 11: prior #consistent statements, R v Settle, 2021 ABQB 40: prior #bad #character, and R v Paterson, [...]

23 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 23, 2021

By |2021-01-23T13:18:15-07:00January 23rd, 2021|Car Search - Cannabis Act, Charter s.8, Evidence, Hearsay, Mr. Big Evidence, Narrative Exception|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Borel, 2021 ONCA 16: #narrative exception, R v Dauphinais, 2021 ABQB 21: #MrBig exclusion, and R v Sappleton, 2021 ONSC [...]

16 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 16, 2021

By |2021-01-16T10:39:52-07:00January 16th, 2021|Charter s.12, CSO for Serious Offence, Fentanyl Trafficking, Mandatory Minimum, Narrative Exception|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Eisnor, 2020 ABCA 459: #narrative error, R v Gerbrandt, 2020 ABPC 261: mandatory min making child porn available  #unconstitutional [...]

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