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 [...]

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 [...]

16 01, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – January 16, 2021

By |2021-01-16T10:39:52-07:00January 16th, 2021|Charter s.12, CSO for Serious Offence, Fentanyl Trafficking, Mandatory Minimum, Narrative Exception|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Eisnor, 2020 ABCA 459: #narrative error, R v Gerbrandt, 2020 ABPC 261: mandatory min making child porn available  #unconstitutional [...]

26 09, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – September 26, 2020

By |2020-10-03T07:14:39-06:00September 26th, 2020|Charter s.8, Emergency Entry, Facts for Sentence, Sentencing, Warrantless Entry into Home|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Williams, 2020 SKCA 108: #sentencing; need for facts, R v Pawar, 2020 BCCA 251: #warrantless entry into home, and R [...]

22 08, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – August 22, 2020

By |2020-08-22T10:25:07-06:00August 22nd, 2020|Invitation to Sexual Touching - Sting Operation, Joint Submissions, Offences, Sentencing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Mantla, 2020 NWTCA 6: joint submissions, R v Drury, 2020 ONCA 5021: post-Morrison no presumption of [...]

15 08, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – August 15, 2020

By |2020-08-22T07:21:34-06:00August 15th, 2020|Charter s.8, Charter s.9, CSO for Serious Offence, Safety Search, Sentencing, Strip Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Gomez, 2020 ABQB 439, R v P.N., 2020 ONCJ 317, R v Colligan, 2020 BCSC 1139. [...]

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