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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 [...]

13 11, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – November 13, 2021

By |2021-11-17T18:03:28-07:00November 13th, 2021|Accused's Credibility - Right to Disclosure and Presence at Trial, Alternative Suspect, Fentanyl Trafficking, Functus Officio, Fundamental Concepts, Gladue - Start Point Sentences, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Parranto, 2021 SCC 46: #start-point sentence, R v Hudson, 2021 ONCA 772: order of #testimony, and R v Toews, 2021 [...]

29 05, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – May 29, 2021

By |2021-05-29T11:58:15-06:00May 29th, 2021|Capacity to Consent, Certificate of Analyst, Evidence, Experts, Fundamental Concepts, Impaired Operation, Judicial Comity, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Goldson, 2021 ABCA 193: #DUI #Over80 analyst certificates, R v AM, 2021 ONSC 3515: #sexual assault: #reasons and toxicologists [...]

22 05, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – May 22, 2021

By |2021-05-22T10:39:48-06:00May 22nd, 2021|Appeals, Brown v Dunn, Charter s.9, Fundamental Concepts, Overturning a Guilty Plea, Racialized Minorities|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Sitladeen, 2021 ONCA 303: racial #profiling test, R v KA, 2021 NUCA 6: #guilty plea withdrawal, and R v Horth, [...]

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 [...]

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