21 04, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – April 21, 2019

By |2019-04-21T08:59:36-06:00April 21st, 2019|Authentication, Bad Character Evidence, Charter s.8, Circumstantial Evidence, Confessions, Evidence, False Confession Instruction, Probative v Prejudicial, Propensity Reasoning, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Ball, 2019 BCCA 32, R v Khan, 2019 ONCA 81, and R v James, 2019 ONCA 288. [...]

14 04, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – March 14, 2019

By |2019-04-14T07:44:06-06:00April 14th, 2019|Appeals, Charter s.15, Crown Barred from New Basis of Liability, Defence of Another, Defences, Provocation|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: G v Ontario (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 264, R v Simard, 2019 BCSC 531, and R v Barrett, 2019 SKCA 6. [...]

7 04, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – April 7, 2019

By |2019-04-07T10:20:56-06:00April 7th, 2019|Administrative Segregation, Charter s.12, Defences, Hearing Inadmissible Evidence, Juries, Self-Defence|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Anderson, 2019 SKCA 27, Canadian Civil Liberties Association v Canada (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 243, and R v Wang, 2019 [...]

31 03, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – March 31, 2019

By |2019-04-17T11:33:31-06:00March 31st, 2019|Bail Hearings, Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Charter s24(2), Crown Bail Questions on Offence, Probative v Prejudicial, Questions of Sureties on Offence, s.525 Detention Reviews, Search Incident to Arrest, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Myers, 2019 SCC 18, R v Chahal, 2019 ABQB 192, and R v K(K), 2019 ONSC 1578. [...]

24 03, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – March 24, 2019

By |2019-03-24T10:48:29-06:00March 24th, 2019|Appeals, Charter s.11(d), Charter s.7, Disclosure, DRE Records, Miscarriage of Justice, Offences, Overturning a Guilty Plea|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Stipo, 2019 ONCA 3, R v Morrison, 2019 SCC 15, and R v Miller, 2019 BCCA 78. [...]

17 03, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – March 17, 2019

By |2019-03-17T18:48:49-06:00March 17th, 2019|Charter s24(2), Colour of Right, Defences, Prior Violent Act, Probative v Prejudicial|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Brown, 2019 ONSC 1471, R v Cantwell, 2019 ABPC 50, and R v Pireh, 2019 ABPC 52. [...]

10 03, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – March 10, 2019

By |2019-03-10T13:59:28-06:00March 10th, 2019|Charter s.7, Charter s.9, Charter s24(1) Remedy, Conditions of Detention, Hearsay, Not Before JP in 24hrs, Stay of Proceedings, The Principled Exception|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Tsega, 2019 ONCA 111, R v Penfold-Brown, 2019 ABPC 40, and R v Salehi, 2019 BCSC 197. [...]

3 03, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – March 3, 2019

By |2019-03-03T10:44:21-06:00March 3rd, 2019|Answering Jury Questions, Charter s.8, Confidential Informants, Dog Sniff Search - Grounds for Arrest, Inference v. Speculation, Juries, Warrants|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Herta, 2018 ONCA 927, R v Williams, 2019 BCCA 49, and R v Rigo, 2018 BCSC 1807 [...]

22 02, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – February 22, 2019

By |2019-02-22T05:47:46-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Calling Crown Witness as Expert, Charter s.7, Charter s.8, Defences, Expert Evidence, Non-Insane Automatism, Offences, Reasonable Expectation of Privacy, Right to Silence, Statutory Interpretation, Voyeurism|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Jarvis, 2019 SCC 10, R v Nield, 2019 BCCA 27, and R v Shergill, 2019 ONCJ 54. [...]

14 02, 2019

The Defence Toolkit – February 14, 2019

By |2019-02-14T09:45:20-06:00February 14th, 2019|Admitted but Improper Purpose, Conditional Discharge, Excusing Juror, Juries, Prior Consistent Statements, Sentencing, Severance, Similar Fact Application|0 Comments

This week's top three summaries: R v Durant, 2019 ONCA 74, R v Nault, 2019 ABCA 37, R v Epure, 2019 ONSC 772. [...]