2017 Wednesday, March 8,

Zombie Laws in Canadian Criminal Law

2017-03-10T10:16:05+00:00

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 [...]

2017 Tuesday, March 7,

“Lock Them Up! Lock Them Up!”: Is the Tertiary Ground for Detention Fundamentally Unjust?

2017-03-07T17:10:34+00:00

“Lock Them Up! Lock Them Up!”:  Is the Tertiary Ground Under Canadian Law Fundamentally Unjust? It has been one-and-a-half years since the Supreme Court of Canada released R. v. [...]

2017 Saturday, February 25,

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

2017-03-08T12:05:52+00:00

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 [...]

2017 Thursday, February 23,

The Drug Evaluation Expert (DRE) Scheme in Canada (R. v. Bingley)

2017-02-23T17:06:37+00:00

The Case of R. v. Bingley: Drug Evaluation Expert Evidence in Canadian Impaired by Drug Law Section 254(3.1) of the Criminal Code gives certain officers the [...]

2017 Friday, February 3,

We are all Groia: in defence of the defenders

2017-02-19T11:29:40+00:00

We are Groia. "What's an advocate?" In part, this is the question that the Supreme Court of Canada will have to answer after granting leave in the case of Groia vs. The [...]

2017 Tuesday, January 17,

Youth Presumptions in Sentencing under the YCJA in Canada

2017-02-15T14:37:12+00:00

The presumption of diminished responsibility of youth in murder sentencing under Canadian law and the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA): the case of R. v. TF & M.W. In November [...]