“The police want to interview me. What do I do?”

"The police want to interview me in a criminal investigation. What should I do?" Many times a month, our lawyers get calls from terrified people telling us that [...]

By | 2017-10-23T19:26:33+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|

7 practical tips on digital evidence for lawyers. Protection, preservation, tracking, and privilege.

7 tips for lawyers on guarding privilege, protecting client rights, and tracking evidence in the digital age. When I was an articling student, my principal [...]

By | 2017-07-10T22:14:23+00:00 July 10th, 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|

A lawyers’ guide to the right to silence and answering the “arrest call”

Your phone rings and your client is arrested. Now what? A lawyer's guide to the arrest call. Every lawyer knows of the right to silence.   In nearly [...]

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:58+00:00 December 11th, 2016|

Prosecuting and defending driving while impaired by drug cases in Canada.

Proving a person is impaired by a drug while driving may not be as hard as you think. The information provided in this article is very basic legal information [...]

By | 2017-06-22T11:42:40+00:00 October 1st, 2016|