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

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 [...]

By | 2018-02-16T09:12:23+00:00 February 13th, 2018|

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

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: [...]

By | 2018-01-30T10:29:53+00:00 January 4th, 2018|

Being charged with careless driving in Ontario (s.130 of the Highway Traffic Act)

Careless driving in Ontario: its definition, its penalties, and the nature of the charge. Careless Driving is a serious offence under the Highway Traffic Act. It is defined in [...]

By | 2017-12-23T20:25:54+00:00 December 15th, 2017|

Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and dangerous driving causing death or bodily harm under Canadian Criminal law

Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Dangerous Driving Causing Death Under Canadian Criminal Law Earlier this week, lawyers from our law firm represented a young man on charges [...]

By | 2017-11-23T16:56:57+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

“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|

Deportation and conditional sentences: the case of Tran vs. Canada

Deportation, appeals, and conditional sentences as "terms of imprisonment" - the case of Tran vs. Canada In 2013, Than Tam Tran, was convicted of producing marijuana contrary to Controlled [...]

By | 2017-10-19T18:25:48+00:00 October 19th, 2017|

Reasonable expectation of privacy in voyeurism crime in Canada: the case of Jarvis

Reasonable expectations of privacy in voyeurism cases under the Canadian Criminal Code: London's case of R. v. Jarvis. The Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision today upholding [...]

By | 2017-10-13T08:06:37+00:00 October 13th, 2017|