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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. [...]

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. [...]

6 10, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – October 6, 2019

By |2019-10-06T09:10:58-06:00October 6th, 2019|Ancillary Powers Doctrine, Breach of the Peace, Charter 11(b), Charter s.8, Complexity of the Case, Fundamental Concepts, Mandatory Destruction of Records|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: Fleming v Ontario, 2019 SCC 45, R v Lemioer, 2019 SKCA 95, and R v Alston, 2019 ONSC 5491. [...]

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. [...]