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2018 Thursday, January 4,

Text Message Privacy: Where We Are and Where We Are Going (by Gerald Chan)

By |2018-03-21T12:09:16-04:00January 4th, 2018|

We are very pleased to have the following guest post by Gerald Chan of Stockwoods in Toronto. Gerald Chan is a leading litigator in Canada, practicing in regulatory, criminal, and administrative law.  He is co-author of Digital Evidence: A Practitioner's Handbook by Emonds Publishing. His [...]

2017 Monday, July 10,

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

By |2017-07-10T22:14:23-04:00July 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 [...]

2014 Wednesday, April 30,

Trafficking drugs includes more than selling, it also includes sharing.

By |2016-10-24T11:59:15-04:00April 30th, 2014|

Trafficking in a controlled substances means a lot more than selling it for profit.  What does this mean for Rob Ford? In light of the breaking news that is happening with Rob Ford and the [...]

2014 Monday, February 24,

“Under False Pretences”: How the Court Deals with Errors in Informations to Obtain Search Warrants

By |2019-03-01T06:53:19-04:00February 24th, 2014|

Search warrants, errors, omissions, and corroboration: a basic overview of what we look for as lawyers. To obtain a search warrant, police must present the issuing justice with sufficient information to satisfy the justice [...]

2013 Wednesday, February 20,

No password on your phone? Fair game for police to search on arrest: R. v. Fearon, Ont.C.A., Feb 20, 2013

By |2016-10-24T11:59:17-04:00February 20th, 2013|

The Case of Fearon: Police Given the Green Light to Search a Phone if not Password Protected. The case of R. v. Fearon, 2013 ONCA 106 sets out general guidelines for searching cell phones [...]

2012 Tuesday, December 18,

The case of R. v. Aucoin: rights rendered meaningless without remedies.

By |2016-10-24T11:59:18-04:00December 18th, 2012|

The case of R. v. Aucoin: is there such a thing as a right without a remedy? On November 30, 2012 the Supreme Court of Canada released the decision of R. v. Aucoin, 2012 SCC 66 (CanLII). [...]

2008 Saturday, March 22,

Police T.A.V.I.S. unit went too far, judge rules.

By |2017-06-29T10:48:44-04:00March 22nd, 2008|

Causing a disturbance under the eyes of Toronto Police's T.A.V.I.S. On Thursday, Justice Brewer released her judgment on R. v. Fitzroy Osbourne.  Police, acting under in their capacity as T.A.V.I.S.,  attempted to stop [...]