“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|

Liberty lost: the failings of delegating bail hearings to Justices of the Peace in Ontario

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-09T09:10:46+00:00 September 8th, 2017|

The set-date system in Ontario needs change and here’s how…

Complacency starts in set-date Court. A solution on how small changes can have profound effects on delay. Today, across the Province of Ontario, hundreds of lawyers and thousands [...]

By | 2017-10-02T11:12:51+00:00 July 27th, 2017|

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

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 [...]

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

London Calling! The expansion of Robichaud’s law firm.

London Calling! The expansion of Robichaud's with more on the horizon. Our firm is very pleased to announce the opening of our new criminal law office [...]

By | 2017-04-30T08:23:58+00:00 April 30th, 2017|

The Legalization of Marijuana and the Impact on Impaired Driving

The legalization of marijuana and its impact of impaired driving laws in Canada The legalization of marijuana brings with it many controversies including how it will affect those [...]

By | 2017-04-10T21:15:59+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

“The Best Criminal Lawyer in Toronto” …and other marketing falsehoods

"The best criminal lawyer in Toronto" ...and other marketing falsehoods. "I’ve wrestled with alligators. I’ve tussled with a whale. I done handcuffed lightning, and throw [...]

By | 2017-04-06T12:09:26+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|

Zombie Laws in Canadian Criminal Law

Revising the Canadian Criminal Code of Zombie Laws It is anticipated that the Federal Government of Canada is gearing up, polishing off those sawed-off shotguns, wrapping baseball bats [...]

By | 2017-04-06T12:09:37+00:00 March 8th, 2017|