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2018 Friday, December 14,

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

By |2018-12-15T10:22:38-04:00December 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 Monday, November 5,

“Kill the fax machine!”: Lawyers on Promoting Efficiency in Criminal Courts

By |2018-11-05T18:13:53-04:00November 5th, 2018|

"Kill the fax machine!" Lawyers on Promoting Efficiency in Criminal Courts On October 24, 2018, Sean Robichaud tweeted at lawyers asking the following question: “Lawyers, if you had the power to change one [...]

2018 Friday, March 30,

Ruth Roberts: 16 things to know before going to jail in Ontario: a prisoner’s guide.

By |2018-03-30T16:55:59-04:00March 30th, 2018|

14 things to know before going to jail in Ontario: a prisoner's guide. A guest post by Ruth Roberts, Bonn Law Ruth Roberts is a criminal defence lawyer with [...]

2017 Friday, September 8,

5 things I learned in my first weeks as a criminal defence lawyer

By |2017-09-08T10:34:49-04:00September 8th, 2017|

5 things I have learned in my first weeks as a defence lawyer Following my call to the Bar, I traded in my dogeared copy of the Rules of Civil Procedure, turned my [...]

2017 Thursday, July 27,

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

By |2018-07-09T08:58:25-04:00July 27th, 2017|

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 of unrepresented accused will waste [...]

2017 Sunday, April 30,

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

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

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 in London, Ontario, as of [...]

2017 Saturday, February 25,

Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian rights: 11 certain and quick fixes

By |2017-06-14T16:04:42-04:00February 25th, 2017|

Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian's fair trial rights: 11 easy fixes Last week, Ontario's Attorney General Yasir Naqvi called upon the federal government to consider a drastic reduction, and removal in [...]

2016 Saturday, September 24,

10 things to know before committing to a life of crime…

By |2017-04-06T12:13:27-04:00September 24th, 2016|

Thinking of becoming a criminal defence lawyer? 10 things to know: When we think of the question "What makes a criminal defence lawyer really good?" thoughts of dramatic movie cross-examinations come to mind. Or perhaps the [...]