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23 02, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – February 22, 2020

By |2020-02-23T08:17:24-07:00February 23rd, 2020|Charter s.9, Defences, Evidence, Officer not In Execution of Lawful Duty, Traffic Law Limits, Use of Voir Dire Evidence|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v McDowell, 2020 BCCA 52, R v Allen, 2020 ABPC 295, and R v McCormack, 2019 NLSC 218. [...]

16 02, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – February 16, 2020

By |2020-02-16T07:34:17-07:00February 16th, 2020|Charter 11(b), Defence Reasonably Available, Late Disclosure Adjournment, Post-Verdict Delay|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v Croteau, 2020 ONCJ 55, R v Forsyth, 2020 ABQB 86, and R v Gray, 2020 ABQB 68. [...]

9 02, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – February 9, 2020

By |2020-02-09T08:59:40-07:00February 9th, 2020|Appeals, Charter 10(b), Charter s.7, Choice of Counsel, Disclosure, Evidence, Eye-Witness Identification, Similar Fact, Unreasonable Verdict, Witness Protection Program|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v Huerta, 2020 ONCA 59, R v Fischer, 2020 ABQB 67, and R v McElwain, 2020 ONSC 344. [...]

1 02, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – February 1, 2020

By |2020-02-01T12:58:23-07:00February 1st, 2020|Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Repudiation of Pleaa, Self-Defence, Uncategorized, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Deonath, 2020 ONSC 314, R v Fuller, 2020 ONSC 180, and R v Reid, 2020 ONCJ [...]

26 01, 2020

The Defence Toolkit – January 26, 2020

By |2020-01-26T08:34:11-07:00January 26th, 2020|2019 Amendments Substantive, Appeals, Charter s.8, Confidential Informants, Juries, Misapprehension of Evidence, Peremptory Challenge, Strip Search|1 Comment

This week's top three summaries: R v Chouhan, 2020 ONCA 40, R v CEK, 2019 ABCA 2, and R v Roberts, 2019 SKPC 72. [...]

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. [...]

8 12, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – December 8, 2019

By |2019-12-08T08:55:37-07:00December 8th, 2019|Charter s.8, Judicial Duty to Assist, Search Incident to Arrest, Self-Represented Accused|0 Comments

This week's top two summaries: R v Smith, 2019 SKCA 126 and R v Hasanov, 2019 ONSC 6959. R v Smith [...]

30 11, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – November 30, 2019

By |2019-11-30T15:44:20-07:00November 30th, 2019|Charter 10(b), Charter 11(b), Choice of Counsel, Criminal Negligence Causing Death, Defence Re-Election to Prov. Ct., Manslaughter - via Unlawful Act, Offences|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Javanmardi, 2019 SCC 54, R v Shaikh, 2019 ONCA 895, and R v Lebada, 2019 ONCJ [...]