10 02, 2024

The Defence Toolkit – February 10, 2024: “Please knock before entry”

By |2024-02-10T08:26:16-07:00February 10th, 2024|Charter s.8, Dangerous Offender, No Knock, Sentencing, Sexual Assault, Sexual Purpose|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Russell, 2024 ONSC 529: s.8 no #knock, RTJ, R v TA, 2024 ONSC 528: #sexual purpose, [...]

16 09, 2023

The Defence Toolkit – September 16, 2023 “No Memory of What Happened”

By |2023-09-16T07:09:29-06:00September 16th, 2023|Capacity to Consent, RPG Evidence in Place, Sexual Assault, SOIRA Exemption, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v  Owston, 2023 SKCA 101: s.271 #capacity for consent, R v Hess and Profetto, 2023 ONSC 3065: [...]

1 04, 2023

The Defence Toolkit – April 1, 2023

By |2023-04-01T09:56:34-06:00April 1st, 2023|After the Fact Conduct, Charter 10(b), Charter s.8, During Search Warrant Execution, Evidence, Manner of Execution, Similar Fact, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v O'Brien, 2023 ONCA 197: s.8/24(2) search for #passwords, R v Brooks, 2023 BCCA 121: not #similar, and R v [...]

28 01, 2023

The Defence Toolkit – January 28, 2023

By |2023-01-28T09:03:15-07:00January 28th, 2023|Charter 11(b), Exceptional Circumstances, RPG Evidence in Place, Severance, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Seyeon Lee, 2022 NSCA 3: 11(b) for late comp #contact, R v Kruger, 2023 ABPC 8: #severance and testimony, [...]

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 [...]

10 09, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – September 10, 2022

By |2023-02-14T04:35:01-07:00September 10th, 2022|Charter s.8, Consent, Murder - First Degree - via Kidnapping, RPG Evidence in Place, Sexual Assault, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Wise, 2022 ONCA 586: s.8 #warrant grounds, R v Murphy, 2022 ONCA 615: HIV and #consent, and R v Singh, [...]

5 03, 2022

The Defence Toolkit – March 5, 2022

By |2022-03-05T08:59:06-07:00March 5th, 2022|Charter s.8, Manner of Execution, Reasonable Expectation of Privacy, Sexual Assault, Sexual History s 276, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Carstairs, 2022 BCCA 69: nighttime #warrant, R v Skye View Farms Ltd., 2022 PECA 1: #warrant needed desp inspection [...]

18 12, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – December 18, 2021

By |2023-02-14T03:40:22-07:00December 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 [...]

31 07, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – July 31, 2021

By |2023-11-28T08:41:19-07:00July 31st, 2021|Affiant Credibility Effects, Charter s.8, Duplicative Count, RPG Evidence in Place, The Information/Indictment, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Becessar, 2021 ONSC 4833: s.8 SW RPG for presence of #evidence, R v Aisevho, 2021 ONSC 5116: s.8 CI [...]

5 06, 2021

The Defence Toolkit – June 5, 2021

By |2021-06-05T09:47:21-06:00June 5th, 2021|Absence of Motive to Fabricate, Confidential Informants, Credibility, Evidence, Possession, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Swain, 2021 BCCA 207: comp #motive to fabricate, R v Chu, 2021 ONSC 3825: #possession, and R v Fowler, 2021 [...]

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