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4 02, 2023

The Defence Toolkit – February 4, 2023

By |2023-02-04T11:21:41-07:00February 4th, 2023|Accused's Right to Address Issues of Importance to Trial Judge, Appeal Custody, Charter s.12, Fundamental Concepts, Mandatory Minimum, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Hills, 2023 SCC 2: s12 #cruel and unusual, R v MV, 2023 ONCA 739: 1.5 to 1 on #prison [...]

5 11, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – November 5, 2022

By |2022-11-05T09:44:36-06:00November 5th, 2022|Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Charter s.7, Dangerous Offender, Juries, Jury Charge - Opining About Evidence, Overbreadth of Legislation, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Ndhlovu, 2022 SCC 38: #sex offender registry, R v Harris, 2022 ONCA 739: #absence of evidence, and R v KC, [...]

8 10, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – October 8, 2022

By |2022-10-10T17:33:02-06:00October 8th, 2022|Attempted Murder, Credibility, Functus Officio, Fundamental Concepts, Stereotypes of Human Behaviour|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v DEA, 2022 ABCA 308: functus and #sentencing, R v Weng, 2022 BCCA 332: mens rea attempt #murder, and R v [...]

3 09, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – September 3, 2022

By |2022-09-03T10:23:24-06:00September 3rd, 2022|Causation, Charter s24(2), Discoverability, Fundamental Concepts, Murder - First Degree - deliberation|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Ally, 2022 ONCA 558: #deliberation for 1st degree, R v Badu, 2022 ABCA 267: 24(2) #discoverability, and R v Doering, [...]

18 06, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – June 18, 2022

By |2022-06-18T10:17:16-06:00June 18th, 2022|Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Fundamental Concepts, Insufficient Reasons, Reasonable Apprehension of Bias, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Cowan, 2022 ONCA 432: #bias, R v DMG, 2022 NSCA 42: Benefit of #doubt, and R v WDM, 2022 SKCA [...]

30 04, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – April 30, 2022

By |2022-04-30T10:23:50-06:00April 30th, 2022|Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Car Search - Cannabis Act, Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Charter s.9, Charter s24(2), Disclosure, Fundamental Concepts, Late Disclosure, Reasonable Grounds|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Subramaniam, 2022 BCCA 141: #proof of facts, R v Santos, 2022 SKCA 50: #experience & RPG, and R v Loutitt, [...]

5 02, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – February 5, 2022

By |2022-02-05T09:36:24-07:00February 5th, 2022|Credibility, De Minimis, Inappropriate Notes, Judge Bound by Crown Theory, Police Officers, Reasonable Grounds|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v RH, 2022 ONCA 69: Crown #theory binds judge, R v Ward, 2022 ABPC 4: #police notes & s.8, and R [...]

18 12, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – December 18, 2021

By |2021-12-18T10:56:48-07:00December 18th, 2021|Causation, Charter s.8, Excision, Sentencing, Setting Aside Guilty Plea, Warrants|2 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R c Rizzuto, 2021 QCCA 1789: s.8 warrants #excision, Mohabir c R, 2021 QCCA 1806: 606(1.1) might be #jail, and R v [...]

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