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2018 Tuesday, February 13,

How Antic changed bail in Canada and the cases that followed it: the case of R. v. Tunney

By |2018-03-21T12:08:38-04:00February 13th, 2018|

How Antic Changed Everything for Bail in Canada: The Case of R. v. Tunney The case of R. v. Tunney (linked below) started as a routine bail hearing in Newmarket where Mr. Tunney [...]

2017 Friday, September 8,

Liberty lost: the failings of delegating bail hearings to Justices of the Peace in Ontario

By |2017-09-09T09:10:46-04:00September 8th, 2017|

How the delegation of bail hearings to Justices of the Peace has failed, and a judicial recalibration is required. Recently, the the CBC reported  that"Judges will be taking over bail hearings at two [...]

2017 Tuesday, March 7,

“Lock Them Up! Lock Them Up!”: Is the Tertiary Ground for Detention Fundamentally Unjust?

By |2017-04-06T21:38:19-04:00March 7th, 2017|

“Lock Them Up! Lock Them Up!”:  Is the Tertiary Ground Under Canadian Law Fundamentally Unjust? It has been one-and-a-half years since the Supreme Court of Canada released R. v. St-Cloud, perhaps breathing renewed life [...]

2016 Saturday, October 1,

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

By |2017-06-22T11:42:40-04:00October 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 [...]

2013 Tuesday, December 24,

Why Criminal Court is open on Christmas and other holidays in Ontario

By |2016-10-24T11:59:16-04:00December 24th, 2013|

WASH bail court and the holiday season.  The festivities do not deny liberty. The Holiday Season does not mean that people are not charged with criminal offences.  In fact, the Holiday Season can be some [...]

2013 Friday, February 22,

Why bail matters: the example of Oscar Pistorius Bail

By |2016-10-24T11:59:17-04:00February 22nd, 2013|

Why bail matters: the case of Oscar Pistorius With all the recent coverage of the Pistorius allegations of murder, and the bail now wrapping up the fourth day of proceedings, the issue of bail has [...]

2010 Saturday, February 20,

Restrictions on pre-sentence credit comes into force

By |2018-06-04T08:32:02-04:00February 20th, 2010|

Pre-trial Custody gets an amendment in Canada. As of Monday, February 22, 2010, the new rules on what, if any, pre-sentence credit may be given to persons held in custody.  A summary of the [...]