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25 02, 2023

The Defence Toolkit – February 25, 2023

By |2023-03-13T11:46:41-06:00February 25th, 2023|Brown v Dunn, Disreputable Witness, Sentencing, The Principled Exception, Totality, Youthful First Offender|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Mohamed, 2023 ONCA 104: #principled exception , R v Hirsh., 2023 ABCA 59: #totality and restraint, and R v AI, [...]

11 02, 2023

The Defence Toolkit – February 11, 2023

By |2023-02-11T09:09:29-07:00February 11th, 2023|Charter 11(b), Dangerous Offender, Judges Comments Pre-Application, Sentencing, Youthful First Offender|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Runions, 2023 ABCA 29: #dangerous off'dr sentence, R v LL, 2023 ONCA 52: 11(b) #jurisdiction, and R v Crier, 2023 [...]

4 02, 2023

The Defence Toolkit – February 4, 2023

By |2023-02-04T11:21:41-07:00February 4th, 2023|Accused's Right to Address Issues of Importance to Trial Judge, Appeal Custody, Charter s.12, Fundamental Concepts, Mandatory Minimum, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Hills, 2023 SCC 2: s12 #cruel and unusual, R v MV, 2023 ONCA 739: 1.5 to 1 on #prison [...]

21 01, 2023

The Defence Toolkit – January 21, 2023

By |2023-01-21T09:27:10-07:00January 21st, 2023|Admissions, After the Fact Conduct, Circumstantial Identification Evidence, Gladue - Mitigation|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Merrit, 2023 ONCA 3: #partial stmt and #after the fact, R v Kehoe, 2023 BCCA 2: Gladue #disconnection, and R [...]

17 12, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – December 17, 2022

By |2022-12-17T08:06:36-07:00December 17th, 2022|Bad Character Evidence, Charter s.9, Sentencing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v RM, 2022 ONCA 850: #bad character, R v Smith, 2022 BCCA 405: #defence and sentencing, and R v Rondilla-Curley, 2022 [...]

12 11, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – November 12, 2022

By |2023-02-14T04:06:56-07:00November 12th, 2022|Appeals, Murder - First Degree - deliberation, Probation, Uneven Scrutiny|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Hotomanie, 2022 SKCA 119: #probation as severity in sentence, R v Kebede, 2022 ABCA 353: 1st degree from #injuries, [...]

5 11, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – November 5, 2022

By |2023-02-14T04:02:23-07:00November 5th, 2022|Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Charter s.7, Dangerous Offender, Juries, Jury Charge - Opining About Evidence, Overbreadth of Legislation, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Ndhlovu, 2022 SCC 38: #sex offender registry, R v Harris, 2022 ONCA 739: #absence of evidence, and R v KC, [...]

1 10, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – October 1, 2022

By |2023-02-14T04:09:26-07:00October 1st, 2022|Accused Criminal Record, Collateral Consequences, Confidential Informants, Gladue - Mitigation, Harsh Bail, Search Incident to Arrest, Sentencing, State Misconduct|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v King, 2022 ONCA 665: Gladue in Corbett, R v Demirovic, 2022 NSCA 56: s.8 and #informants, and R v Starrett, 2022 ABKB [...]

16 07, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – July 16, 2022

By |2023-02-14T04:43:00-07:00July 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 |2023-02-14T03:55:59-07:00June 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, [...]

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