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16 07, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – July 16, 2022

By |2022-07-16T07:52:03-06:00July 16th, 2022|Appeals, Excessive Intervention, Failure to Consider Accused Evidence, Gladue - Mitigation, Insufficient Assistance, Sentencing, Sentencing Principles, YCJA|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Wilde, 2022 SKCA 74: excessive #intervention & insufficient #assistance, R v Laprise, 2022 SKCA 77: failure to consider #Gladue [...]

4 06, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – June 4, 2022

By |2022-06-04T11:21:17-06:00June 4th, 2022|Car Search - Cannabis Act, Charter s.12, Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Disclosure, Examination of Exhibits for Smell, Late Disclosure, Lost Disclosure, Rehabilitation, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Bissonnette, 2022 SCC 23: s.12 #rehabilitation and punishment, R v Peterson, 2022 ABQB 365: destroyed #evidence, and R v Grant, [...]

21 05, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – May 21, 2022

By |2022-05-21T09:50:35-06:00May 21st, 2022|CSO for Serious Offence, Honest but Mistaken Belief in Consent for Sex, Juries, Sentencing, Stand-Aside|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Azzi, 2022 ONCA 366: #jury selection, R v Wong, 2022 ABCA 171: air of #reality, and R v Desmond-Robinson, 2022 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

29 01, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – January 29, 2022

By |2022-07-26T15:37:54-06:00January 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 [M.S.], [...]

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, [...]

18 12, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – December 18, 2021

By |2021-12-18T10:56:48-07:00December 18th, 2021|Causation, Charter s.8, Excision, Sentencing, Setting Aside Guilty Plea, Warrants|2 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R c Rizzuto, 2021 QCCA 1789: s.8 warrants #excision, Mohabir c R, 2021 QCCA 1806: 606(1.1) might be #jail, and R v [...]

13 11, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – November 13, 2021

By |2021-11-17T18:03:28-07:00November 13th, 2021|Accused's Credibility - Right to Disclosure and Presence at Trial, Alternative Suspect, Fentanyl Trafficking, Functus Officio, Fundamental Concepts, Gladue - Start Point Sentences, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Parranto, 2021 SCC 46: #start-point sentence, R v Hudson, 2021 ONCA 772: order of #testimony, and R v Toews, 2021 [...]

6 11, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – November 7, 2021

By |2021-11-06T11:13:29-06:00November 6th, 2021|Appeals, Charter 10(b), Charter s24(2), Confessions, Connection of Evidence to Violation, Fresh Evidence, Gladue - Mitigation, Sentencing, Without Delay|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Jarrett, 2021 ONCA 758: 10(b)/24(2) temporal #exclusion, R v Mero, 2021 BCCA 399: #Gladue discount, and R v Marttinen, 2021 [...]

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