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2017 Monday, October 23,

“The police want to interview me. What do I do?”

By |2018-03-21T12:10:53-04:00October 23rd, 2017|

"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 police want to interview them [...]

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 [...]

2017 Friday, June 30,

The case of Bradshaw: hearsay, gun shots, and reliability.

By |2017-07-01T06:52:32-04:00June 30th, 2017|

The Supreme Court of Canada has made it clear: hearsay is presumptively inadmissible (or so I heard...) The case of Bradshaw. Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada released their decision of R. v. Bradshaw and [...]

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 [...]

2014 Tuesday, November 11,

Canadian sexual trials explained: balancing the rights of an accused and empowering victims.

By |2018-03-19T21:22:59-04:00November 11th, 2014|

Sexual assault trials in Canada: assumptions and misinformation clarified. Recent events surrounding Jian Ghomeshi has instigated a national outcry relating to the protection of sexual assault victims and the difficulties they face when struggling with the [...]

2014 Friday, July 18,

Disincentives Towards Innocence: Wrongful Convictions at a Micro-Level

By |2017-06-22T12:13:41-04:00July 18th, 2014|

DISINCENTIVES TOWARDS INNOCENCE: A LOOK AT WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS IN THE ONTARIO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (Sean Robichaud, 2004)*  * This is an older paper written many years ago.  However, it is still relevant today and seemed [...]

2014 Wednesday, March 19,

What happens when police ask a suspect to participate in a polygraph (“lie detector”) test.

By |2019-06-15T10:46:33-04:00March 19th, 2014|

If police ask to participate in a polygraph (or "lie-detector") test, should someone do it? Disclaimer (a must read):  This article is for informational and academic purposes only.  This article cannot, and should [...]