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 [...]

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. [...]

8 08, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – August 8, 2020

By |2020-08-08T11:49:02-06:00August 8th, 2020|Charter - Detention, Charter s.11(d), Complainant Prior Sexual Acts, Evidence, Restitution, Reverse Disclosure, Reverse Disclosure in Sexual Assault, Sentencing, Sexual Assault, Statement Voluntariness|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Tessier, 2020 ABCA 289, R v Abdulahi-Sabet, 2020 BCCA 213, and R v AM, 2020 ONSC 4541. [...]

19 07, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – July 19, 2020

By |2020-07-19T11:33:50-06:00July 19th, 2020|Agreed Statement of Facts, Evidence, Experts, Offences, Sentencing, Sexual Assault, Sexual Purpose|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Mohammad, 2020 ABPC 119, R v Ulmer, 2020 ABQB 393, and R v SL, 2020 ONSC 4036. [...]

12 07, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – July 12, 2020

By |2020-07-12T10:41:01-06:00July 12th, 2020|Accused - Irrelevant Factors, Appeals, Charter s.9, Recovered Memories, Ruse Traffic Stops, Sexual Assault, Unreasonable Verdict|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Waterman, 2020 NLCA 18, R v Odle, 2020 ONSC 3991, and R v AK, 2020 ONCA 435. [...]

23 05, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – May 23, 2020

By |2020-05-23T08:43:54-06:00May 23rd, 2020|Capacity to Consent, Charter s.7, Disclosure, Fraud, Lost Disclosure, Offences, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Kwon, 2020 SKCA 56, R v Charpentier, 2020 ONSC 2947, and R v Natkunaraajah 2020 ONCJ 247. [...]

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