About Robichaud

Sean Robichaud is lead counsel and owner of Robichaud's.

Is Impaired Driving a Criminal Offence

Is impaired driving a criminal offence in Ontario, Canada? A common misunderstanding among many Canadians is viewing impaired driving and "Over 80" charges as something less than "criminal". [...]

By | 2017-06-21T11:33:40+00:00 June 20th, 2017|

The Legalization of Marijuana and the Impact on Impaired Driving

The legalization of marijuana and its impact of impaired driving laws in Canada The legalization of marijuana brings with it many controversies including how it will affect those [...]

By | 2017-04-10T21:15:59+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

“The Best Criminal Lawyer in Toronto” …and other marketing falsehoods

"The best criminal lawyer in Toronto" ...and other marketing falsehoods. "I’ve wrestled with alligators. I’ve tussled with a whale. I done handcuffed lightning, and throw [...]

By | 2017-04-06T12:09:26+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|

Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian rights: 11 certain and quick fixes

Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian's fair trial rights: 11 easy fixes Last week, Ontario's Attorney General Yasir Naqvi called upon the federal government to consider a [...]

By | 2017-06-14T16:04:42+00:00 February 25th, 2017|

We are all Groia: in defence of the defenders

We are Groia. "What's an advocate?" In part, this is the question that the Supreme Court of Canada will have to answer after granting leave in the case of Groia vs. The [...]

By | 2017-04-06T21:39:25+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|

Youth Presumptions in Sentencing under the YCJA in Canada

The presumption of diminished responsibility of youth in murder sentencing under Canadian law and the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA): the case of R. v. TF & M.W. In November [...]

By | 2017-04-06T12:10:16+00:00 January 17th, 2017|