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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 [...]

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 Wednesday, March 13,

R. v. Summers by the Ont.C.A., enhanced credit, & pre-trial custody.

By |2017-06-22T12:47:50-04:00March 13th, 2013|

R. v. Summers: the standard of enhanced credit and pre-trial custody in sentencing The use of enhanced credit for pre-trial custody, or "dead time", has long been a point of controversy among the public. [...]

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 [...]

2012 Sunday, December 16,

Arrested over the holiday season? Weekend and holiday bail courts, aka WASH court in Toronto and The GTA

By |2016-10-24T11:59:18-04:00December 16th, 2012|

WASH Court and weekend bail hearings. This weekend our firm attended the Old City Hall "WASH" Court that handles all bail hearings for weekend arrests. What many people don't know is that most, if not [...]

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 [...]