15 01, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – January 15, 2022

By |2022-01-15T11:05:10-07:00January 15th, 2022|Balanced Charge, Eye-Witness Identification, Hearsay, Hearsay, Juries, The Principled Exception, The W(D) Instruction|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Panovski, 2021 ONCA 905: W(D) on all #exonerating ev, R v Furey, 2021 NLCA 59: #principled exc'pn necessity, [...]

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 [...]

11 12, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – December 11, 2021

By |2021-12-11T11:18:54-07:00December 11th, 2021|Air of Reality, Eye-Witness Identification, Possession, Self-Defence, The W(D) Instruction|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Effert 2021 ABCA 388: #self-defence, R v Alvarez, 2021 ONCA 851: #eye-witness ID, and R v Godelia, 2021 ONSC 7464: [...]

4 12, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – December 4, 2021

By |2021-12-04T12:18:32-07:00December 4th, 2021|Appeals, Charter s.8, Failure to Consider Sentence Option, Offences, Resist Arrest, Safety Search|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Woolsey, 2021 BCCA 439: #failure to consider discharge, Martin v R., 2021 NBCA 53: running isn't #resist, and R [...]

27 11, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – November 27, 2021

By |2021-11-27T12:50:00-07:00November 27th, 2021|Collusion, Credibility, Juries, Police Officers, Prosecution Closing|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v CG, 2021 ONCA 809: #tainting b/w witnesses, W(D) #reasons, R v Clyke, 2021 ONCA 810: #prosecution closing, and R v [...]

20 11, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – November 20, 2021

By |2021-11-20T12:06:46-07:00November 20th, 2021|Charter - Detention, Hearsay, Obstructing Peace Officer, Opinion Evidence, The W(D) Instruction|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Tutu, 2021 ONCA 805: #psych detention & obstruct, R v Kotio, 2021 NSCA 76: lay #opinion & #trauma, and R [...]

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 [...]

30 10, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – October 30, 2021

By |2021-10-30T11:08:45-06:00October 30th, 2021|Bad Character Evidence, Challenge - Other Reasonable Cause s632, Motives of Declarant, Probative v Prejudicial, The Principled Exception, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Mosley, 2021 ONSC 6798: #principled exception, R v Gill, 2021 ONSC 6726: #disreputable conduct and co-A, and R v Roche [...]

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