14 05, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – May 14, 2022

By |2022-05-14T11:20:39-06:00May 14th, 2022|Air of Reality, Defences, Eye-Witness Identification, Non-Insane Automatism, Provocation|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Barrett, 2022 ONCA 355: #provocation, R v Brown, 2022 SCC 18: #automatism, and R v Grant, 2022 ONCA 337: #exculpatory [...]

19 02, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – February 19, 2022

By |2022-02-19T10:16:26-07:00February 19th, 2022|Evidence, Eye-Witness Identification, Flight from Police, Offences, Party Liability, Similar Fact|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Ouellette, 2022 ABCA 40: s.21 #party by #words alone, R v Whitehead, 2022 SKCA 19: #similar fact diff't offence [...]

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: [...]

24 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 24, 2021

By |2021-07-24T07:47:19-06:00July 24th, 2021|Charter s.8, Charter s.9, Confidential Informant, Experts, Eye-Witness Identification, Safety Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v SKM, 2021 ABCA 246: false #memory experts, R v Nairn, 2021 ONSC 4582: #police eye-witnesses, and R v Van, 2021 [...]

3 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 3, 2021

By |2021-07-03T06:03:02-06:00July 3rd, 2021|Charter s.9, Charter s24(2), Connection of Evidence to Violation, Eye-Witness Identification, Impaired Operation, Reasonable Grounds|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Barton, 2021 ONCA 451: #Charter 24(2) connection, R v Macfie, 2021 SKQB 151: #impaired RPG, and R v Ismail, 2021 [...]

12 09, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – September 12, 2020

By |2020-09-12T10:52:25-06:00September 12th, 2020|Credibility, Evidence, Eye-Witness Identification, Improper Questioning, Inconsistencies - Not On Act, Offences, Records, Sexual Assault, Stereotypes of Human Behaviour, Vetrovec Witnesses|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v McFarlane, 2020 ONCA 548, R v Roth, 2020 BCCA 240, and R v McFarlane, 2020 ONSC 5194. [...]

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. [...]

16 06, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – June 16, 2019

By |2019-06-16T07:00:50-06:00June 16th, 2019|Charter s.8, Evidence, Eye-Witness Identification, Juries, Jury Charge - Analytical Order, Reasonable Expectation of Privacy, Relevence|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Baker, 2019 BCCA 199, R v Bao, 2019 ONCA 458, and R v Vey, 2019 SKQB 35. [...]

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