2020 Thursday, April 2,

Bail, COVID-19, and the release of inmates detained on the “tertiary ground”

By |2020-04-02T07:38:46+00:00April 2nd, 2020|

Bail, COVID-19, and the release of inmates detained on the "tertiary ground" A large number of Canadians are currently in custody in this country despite being factually innocent and having already been found [...]

2019 Tuesday, April 23,

The culture of complacency in criminal court

By |2019-08-12T22:52:11+00:00April 23rd, 2019|

“Tim, meet Justice system. Justice system, meet some guy and his lawyer.” A few weeks ago, “Tim” (not his real name) approached our firm to represent him on serious criminal allegations. He was [...]

2018 Friday, December 14,

Heather’s Legal Summaries: R v Boudreault, 2018 SCC 58

By |2018-12-15T10:22:38+00:00December 14th, 2018|

Heather's Legal Summaries: The case of R v Boudreault, 2018 SCC 58 Victim Fine Surcharges Today, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in four cases, heard together as R v Boudreault, 2018 [...]

2018 Wednesday, August 29,

Self-induced intoxication defences in sexual assault cases: the case of R. v. McKaw

By |2018-08-29T17:00:38+00:00August 29th, 2018|

Self-induced intoxication defences in sexual assault cases: the case of R. v. McKaw Introduction: Automatism & Intoxication Among the various defenses in criminal law are the non-insane automatism defenses. The [...]

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+00:00February 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 [...]