Social Media for Lawyers: questions, tips, risk, and use.

Social media is a necessary tool for a modern day lawyer.
For me, social media is as much of my practice as my telephone, […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Canadian Criminal Law|

Domestic Assault Charges in Ontario

What is domestic violence about in Ontario and how is it treated?
A lot of people have telephoned, emailed, and spoke to me recently […]

By |March 4th, 2015|Canadian Criminal Law, domestic violence|

The Victim Quagmire: The Input of Complainants in Domestic Assault Prosecutions

The Victim Quagmire:  The Input of Complainants in Domestic Assault Prosecutions
Victims of domestic abuse often find themselves in difficult positions in the Canadian criminal […]

The Year in Review: Robichaud’s Canada’s Top Criminal Law Cases for 2014

A year in review: the top 10 cases in criminal law for 2014 in Canada.
Apart from the early to mid-80’s when the Charter of Rights […]

Canadian sexual trials explained: balancing the rights of an accused and empowering victims.

Sexual assault trials in Canada: assumptions and misinformation clarified.
Recent events surrounding Jian Ghomeshi has instigated a national outcry relating to the protection of sexual […]

Access to justice: a public acceptance of the need for lawyers, not the acceptance of self-representation.

Access to justice: a need for lawyers, not self-representation.
Recently, there is considerable concern and debate over access to justice and the perils that an […]