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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 Thursday, November 23,

Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and dangerous driving causing death or bodily harm under Canadian Criminal law

By |2018-07-09T19:14:35-04:00November 23rd, 2017|

Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Dangerous Driving Causing Death Under Canadian Criminal Law Earlier this week, lawyers from our law firm represented a young man on charges of dangerous operation of a [...]

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 Thursday, October 19,

Deportation and conditional sentences: the case of Tran vs. Canada

By |2017-10-19T18:25:48-04:00October 19th, 2017|

Deportation, appeals, and conditional sentences as "terms of imprisonment" - the case of Tran vs. Canada In 2013, Than Tam Tran, was convicted of producing marijuana contrary to Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. At the [...]

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 [...]

2017 Monday, August 28,

What does “Care and Control” mean in Impaired Driving, Over 80, and DUI cases? 

By |2017-10-02T11:12:27-04:00August 28th, 2017|

What does "Care and Control" mean in Impaired Driving, Over 80, and DUI cases? "Drinking and Driving" In Canadian criminal law, there are two distinct offences that constitute what is colloquially [...]

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 [...]