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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. [...]

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. [...]

9 02, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – February 9, 2020

By |2020-02-09T08:59:40-07:00February 9th, 2020|Appeals, Charter 10(b), Charter s.7, Choice of Counsel, Disclosure, Evidence, Eye-Witness Identification, Similar Fact, Unreasonable Verdict, Witness Protection Program|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v Huerta, 2020 ONCA 59, R v Fischer, 2020 ABQB 67, and R v McElwain, 2020 ONSC 344. [...]

15 12, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – December 15, 2019

By |2019-12-15T10:25:00-07:00December 15th, 2019|Alternative Suspect, Evidence, Gladue - Start Point Sentences, Offences Against Administration of Justice, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Dennehy, 2019 ABQB 912, R v Adams, 2019 ABPC 296, and R v Pine, Baron, Ross, 2019 ONSC 7009. [...]

10 11, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – November 10, 2019

By |2019-11-25T06:30:48-07:00November 10th, 2019|Evidence, Juries, Peremptory Challenge, Reverse Disclosure, Sexual Assault, Similar Fact|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v King, 2019 ONSC 6386, R v Ekhtiari, 2019 ONCJ 774, and R v McAnally, 2019 ONSC 6274. [...]

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. [...]

12 10, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – October 12, 2019

By |2019-10-12T10:06:23-06:00October 12th, 2019|Charter 11(b), Charter s.8, Consent for Search, Evidence, Murder - Knowledge of Likelihood of Death, Offences, Post-Appeal Delay, Statement Voluntariness|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v JEV, 2019 ABCA 359, R v SK, 2019 ONCA 776, and R v King, 2019 ABPC 236. [...]

24 08, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – August 24, 2019

By |2019-08-24T08:13:04-06:00August 24th, 2019|Appeals, Brown v Dunn, Charter s.8, Evidence, Failure to Draft Step, Fundamental Concepts, Mens Reas Co-existence, Prior Consistent Statements, Uneven Scrutiny, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Shevalev, 2019 BCCA 296, R v Moyles, 2019 SKCA 72, and R v Willis, 2019 NSCA 64. [...]