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, [...]

27 11, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – November 27, 2021

By |2021-11-27T12:50:00-07:00November 27th, 2021|Collusion, Credibility, Juries, Police Officers, Prosecution Closing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v CG, 2021 ONCA 809: #tainting b/w witnesses, W(D) #reasons, R v Clyke, 2021 ONCA 810: #prosecution closing, and R v [...]

30 10, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – October 30, 2021

By |2021-10-30T11:08:45-06:00October 30th, 2021|Bad Character Evidence, Challenge - Other Reasonable Cause s632, Motives of Declarant, Probative v Prejudicial, The Principled Exception, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Mosley, 2021 ONSC 6798: #principled exception, R v Gill, 2021 ONSC 6726: #disreputable conduct and co-A, and R v Roche [...]

18 09, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – September 18, 2021

By |2021-09-18T07:31:07-06:00September 18th, 2021|Challenge - Other Reasonable Cause s632, Charter s.9, Impaired Operation, Juries, Racialized Minorities, Reasonable Grounds|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Frampton, 2021 ONSC 5733: #vaccination status of jurors, R v Tutu, 2021 ONSC 5375: #satchel #racial profiling , and R [...]

14 08, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – August 14, 2021

By |2021-08-14T09:50:24-06:00August 14th, 2021|Certificate of Analyst, Challenge for Cause, Charter 10(b), Choice of Counsel, Impaired Operation, Juries, Racial Bias Instructions, Stand-Aside|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Sandhu, 2021 ABQB 615: 10(b) and #translation, R v Martin, 2021 ONSC 5333: #jury selection, and R v Szpejer, 2021 [...]

11 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 11, 2021

By |2021-07-11T08:19:47-06:00July 11th, 2021|Appeals, Challenge for Cause, Ineffective Assistance, Juries, Racial Bias Instructions, Reasonable Apprehension of Bias, Stand-Aside|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Chouhan, 2021 SCC 26: #jury selection, R v Mehl, 2021 BCCA 264: #jury bias, and R v White, 2021 NLCA [...]

21 11, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – November 21, 2020

By |2020-11-21T15:28:39-07:00November 21st, 2020|Charter s.9, Juries, Overholding, Self-Defence, Stand-Aside|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Baptiste, 2020 ONSC 6823: #selfdefence, R v Josipovic, 2020 ONSC 6300: judicial #jury stand-aside and R v Sakhuja, 2020 ONCJ [...]

21 06, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – June 21, 2020

By |2020-06-21T13:22:55-06:00June 21st, 2020|Breach of Bail, Challenge for Cause, Charter s.8, Juries, Offences, Search Incident to Arrest|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Zora, 2020 SCC 14, R v Santana, 2020 ONCA 365, and R v Johnson, 2020 ONSC 3672. [...]

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. [...]

26 01, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – January 26, 2020

By |2020-01-26T08:34:11-07:00January 26th, 2020|2019 Amendments Substantive, Appeals, Charter s.8, Confidential Informants, Juries, Misapprehension of Evidence, Peremptory Challenge, Strip Search|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v Chouhan, 2020 ONCA 40, R v CEK, 2019 ABCA 2, and R v Roberts, 2019 SKPC 72. [...]

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