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27 06, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – June 27, 2020

By |2020-06-27T08:50:19-06:00June 27th, 2020|Accused's Prior Exculpatory Statements, Charter s.7, Disclosure, Evidence, Late Disclosure, Restitution, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Sandeson, 2020 NSCA 47, R v Johnson, 2020 ONSC 3672, and R v Robertson, 2020 ONCA 367 [...]

7 06, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – June 7, 2020

By |2020-06-07T11:43:57-06:00June 7th, 2020|Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Confidential Informants, Entrapment, Gladue - Mitigation, Sentencing, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Ahmad, 2020 SCC 11, R v Neepin, 2020 MBCA 55, and R v Truong, 2020 ABQB 337. [...]

2 05, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – May 2, 2020

By |2020-05-02T10:03:01-06:00May 2nd, 2020|Air of Reality, Banishment, Defences, Evidence, Experts, Mental Health Mitigation, Self-Defence, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Paul, 2020 ONCA 259, R v Forner, 2020 BCCA 103, and R v Patterson, 2020 NSSC 151. [...]

19 01, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – January 19, 2020

By |2020-01-19T08:53:40-07:00January 19th, 2020|Curative Discharge - Not Alcoholic, Gladue - Start Point Sentences, Impaired Operation, Offence Elements - Car Crash, Sentencing, Use of Old Certificates - Over 80|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v McNab, 2020 SKCA 4, R v Gordon, 2019 SKPC 58, and R v Kelly, 2019 NSPC [...]

12 01, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – January 12, 2020

By |2020-01-12T12:39:09-07:00January 12th, 2020|Charter 10(b), Dangerous Offender, During Search Warrant Execution, Reverse Disclosure, Sentencing, Sexual Assault|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v McSweeney, 2020 ONCA 2, R v Starblanket, 2019 SKCA 130, and R v WM, 2019 ONSC [...]

15 12, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – December 15, 2019

By |2019-12-15T10:25:00-07:00December 15th, 2019|Alternative Suspect, Evidence, Gladue - Start Point Sentences, Offences Against Administration of Justice, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Dennehy, 2019 ABQB 912, R v Adams, 2019 ABPC 296, and R v Pine, Baron, Ross, 2019 ONSC 7009. [...]

15 09, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – September 15, 2019

By |2019-09-15T08:39:00-06:00September 15th, 2019|Charter s.8, Consent for Search, Fentanyl Trafficking, Sentencing, Unsealing a Search Warrant, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Schultz, 2019 ONSC 3161, Verrilli v Her Majesty the Queen, 2019 NSSC 263, and R v Knudsen, 2019 [...]

27 07, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – July 27, 2019

By |2019-07-27T08:32:18-06:00July 27th, 2019|Conditional Discharge, Excessive Judicial Intervention, Insulting Defence Counsel, Sentencing, Setting Aside Guilty Plea|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Said, 2019 ONCA 378, R v Chowdhury, 2019 ABCA 205, and R v Espinoza-Ortega, 2019 ONCA 545. [...]

18 05, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – May 18, 2019

By |2019-05-18T11:13:43-06:00May 18th, 2019|Anonymous Tipster, Charter s.8, Charter s.9, S.8 Charter Considerations, Sentencing, Statute Authorizing Gov't Sharing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Chioros, 2019 ONCA 388, R v Flintroy, 2018 BCSC 1777, and R v Goddard, 2019 BCCA 164. [...]

14 02, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – February 14, 2019

By |2019-02-14T09:45:20-07:00February 14th, 2019|Admitted but Improper Purpose, Conditional Discharge, Excusing Juror, Juries, Prior Consistent Statements, Sentencing, Severance, Similar Fact Application|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Durant, 2019 ONCA 74, R v Nault, 2019 ABCA 37, R v Epure, 2019 ONSC 772. [...]