27 03, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – March 27, 2021

By |2021-03-27T13:08:42-06:00March 27th, 2021|Charter s.7, Confessions, Entrapment, False Confession Instruction, Impaired Operation, Uncategorized, Use of Old Certificates - Over 80|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Yerxa, 2021 ONSC 1821: false #confession, R v Denis, 2021 MBQB 39: #breathalyzer certificate, and R v Kainth, 2021 ONSC [...]

20 03, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – March 20, 2021

By |2021-03-20T10:47:43-06:00March 20th, 2021|Dangerous Offender, Evidence, Judicial Notice, Reverse Disclosure, Sentencing, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v JM, 2021 ONCA 150: #judicial notice, R v A.I., 2021 BCSC 1781: #ghomeshi amendments, and R v Bird, 2021 SKCA [...]

13 03, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – March 13, 2021

By |2021-03-13T10:24:40-07:00March 13th, 2021|Accused - Irrelevant Factors, Charter s.14 - Interpretation Rights, Credibility, Refusal|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Titong, 2021 ABCA 75: accused #testimony, R v Tshibola, 2021 ONSC 1346: #interpretation rights, and R v Mtgona, 2021 ONSC [...]

12 12, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – December 12, 2020

By |2020-12-12T10:35:40-07:00December 12th, 2020|Appeals, Consent, Officially-induced Error, Re-Opening, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Hughes, 2020 NUCA 15: officially-induced error, R v Smithen-Davis, 2020 ONCA 759: re-opening #appeal after decision, and R v SW, [...]

5 12, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – December 5, 2020

By |2020-12-05T11:30:47-07:00December 5th, 2020|After the Fact Conduct, Credibility, Evidence, Murder - First Degree - Party Liability, Stereotypes of Human Behaviour|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Jerace, 2020 BCCA 326: #Crown arguing #fabrication, R v Whynder, 2020 NSCA 77: #party liability #murder instructions  & after [...]

14 11, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – November 14, 2020

By |2020-11-14T12:08:38-07:00November 14th, 2020|Battered Spouse Syndrome, Charter 10(b), Defences, Offences, Refusal, Self-Defence, Without Delay|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Yong, 2020 ABQB 676: #delay in access to #counsel, R v Mason, 2020 MBQB 151: self #defence, and R v [...]

25 10, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – October 24, 2020

By |2020-10-25T08:14:24-06:00October 25th, 2020|Charter s.8, Impaired Operation, Sexual Assault, Sexual History s 276, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Verrilli, 2020 NSCA 64: #unsealing ITO, R v Kapustinsky, 2020 ABQB 611: #sexual history and R v Savage, 2020 ABQB [...]

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. [...]

6 09, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – September 6, 2020

By |2020-09-06T10:16:33-06:00September 6th, 2020|Appeals, Bail Pending Appeal, Impaired Operation, Offences, Voice Identification|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Zamora, 2020 BCSC 1261 #wiretap voice ID, R v McKenzie, 2020 SKQB 206 #impaired evidence, and [...]

29 08, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – August 31, 2020

By |2020-08-29T11:16:14-06:00August 29th, 2020|Anecdotal Evidence, Charter 10(b), Charter s.9, Drug & Alcohol Interaction, Evidence, Expert Evidence, Experts, Impaired Operation, Offences, Ruse Traffic Stops, Without Delay|0 Comments

This week's top three #summaries: R v Liu, 2020 BCCA 235: anecdotal #expert #evidence, R v Young, 2020 BCSC 1201: #ruse stop, and [...]

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