9 04, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – April 9, 2022

By |2022-04-09T09:50:54-06:00April 9th, 2022|Charter 10(b), Charter s.7, Charter s24(2), Circumstantial Evidence, Co-Accused Instructions, Evidence, Impaired Operation, Late Disclosure|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v Adeyiwola, 2022 ONSC 1824: #impaired circumstantial ev., R v Jobb, 2022 SKQB 47: #impaired late #disclosure stay, and R v [...]

26 03, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – March 26, 2022

By |2022-03-26T10:59:47-06:00March 26th, 2022|As Soon As Practicable, Conditional Discharge, Consent, Impaired Operation, Sentencing, Sexual Assault|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v Harnett, 2022 ABQB 213: 271 #reliability of recollection, R v Whitefish, 2022 SKPC 9: as soon as #practicable, and R [...]

5 03, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – March 5, 2022

By |2022-03-05T08:59:06-07:00March 5th, 2022|Charter s.8, Manner of Execution, Reasonable Expectation of Privacy, Sexual Assault, Sexual History s 276, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Carstairs, 2022 BCCA 69: nighttime #warrant, R v Skye View Farms Ltd., 2022 PECA 1: #warrant needed desp inspection [...]

26 02, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – February 26, 2022

By |2022-02-26T13:56:57-07:00February 26th, 2022|Circumstantial Evidence, Dangerous Driving, Dangerous Offender, Lost Disclosure, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Janeiro, 2022 ONCA 118: #lost evidence, R v Lynch, 2022 ONCA 136: DO by #sexual impulse, and R v O'Neil, [...]

19 02, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – February 19, 2022

By |2022-02-19T10:16:26-07:00February 19th, 2022|Evidence, Eye-Witness Identification, Flight from Police, Offences, Party Liability, Similar Fact|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Ouellette, 2022 ABCA 40: s.21 #party by #words alone, R v Whitehead, 2022 SKCA 19: #similar fact diff't offence [...]

12 02, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – February 12, 2022

By |2022-02-12T09:13:28-07:00February 12th, 2022|Charter s.12, Credibility, Mandatory Minimum, Sexual Assault, Sexual History s 276, Stereotypes of Human Behaviour|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v BG, 2022 ONCA 92: #stereotypes & credibility, R v Santillana, 2022 ABQB 108: #Crown Seaboyer lost, and R v Penner, [...]

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 [...]

29 01, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – January 29, 2022

By |2022-01-29T13:38:51-07:00January 29th, 2022|CSO for Serious Offence, Joint Submissions, Memory Gaps, Sense of Touch, Sentencing, Sexual Assault, Start-Points|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Kruk, 2022 BCCA 18: #assumption of #sense, R v Sharifi-Jamaili, 2022 ABQB 52: #down from #joint sub, and R v Speers, [...]

22 01, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – January 22, 2022

By |2022-01-22T16:33:41-07:00January 22nd, 2022|Answering Jury Questions, Joint Submissions, Sentencing, Voyeurism|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Naslund, 2022 ABCA 6: #overturn joint sub down, R v Chacon-Perez, 2022 ONCA 3: #jury questions, and R v Downes, [...]

4 12, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – December 4, 2021

By |2021-12-04T12:18:32-07:00December 4th, 2021|Appeals, Charter s.8, Failure to Consider Sentence Option, Offences, Resist Arrest, Safety Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Woolsey, 2021 BCCA 439: #failure to consider discharge, Martin v R., 2021 NBCA 53: running isn't #resist, and R [...]

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