2017 Monday, October 23,

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

By |2018-03-21T12:10:53+00:00October 23rd, 2017|

"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 police want to interview them [...]

2017 Monday, July 10,

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

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

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 Jack Pinkofsky used to always [...]

2017 Saturday, February 25,

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

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

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 drastic reduction, and removal in [...]

2017 Friday, February 3,

We are all Groia: in defence of the defenders

By |2018-02-28T11:12:43+00:00February 3rd, 2017|

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 Law Society of Upper Canada.  For [...]

2016 Sunday, December 11,

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

By |2018-12-06T11:17:35+00:00December 11th, 2016|

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 all circumstances, we know enough [...]

2016 Saturday, October 1,

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

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

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 on the topic of driving [...]