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 [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

4 09, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – September 4, 2021

By |2021-09-04T10:47:52-06:00September 4th, 2021|Appeals, Consent, Delayed Reasons, Disclosure, Late Disclosure, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Eheler, 2021 BCCA 316: #delayed reasons excluded, R v Barra, 2021 ONCA 568: s.7 late #disclosure appeal, and R v [...]

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 [...]

8 05, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – May 8, 2021

By |2021-05-12T07:55:51-06:00May 8th, 2021|Charter 11(b), Jurisdiction of the Court, Sentencing, Sexual Assault, Sexual History s 276, Share Trafficking|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Johnson, 2021 ONCA 257: share #trafficking sentence, R v Webber, 2021 NSCA 35: #jurisdiction & #276 app, and R v [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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