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The Notwithstanding Clause, Premier Ford, and the Toronto Council Ruling

By |2018-09-10T15:34:26-04:00September 10th, 2018|

The Notwithstanding Clause, Premier Ford, and the Toronto Council Ruling This afternoon, Premier Doug Ford announced that he would invoke the "Notwithstanding Clause" (Section 33 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms) to override the [...]

Self-induced intoxication defences in sexual assault cases: the case of R. v. McKaw

By |2018-08-29T17:00:38-04:00August 29th, 2018|

Self-induced intoxication defences in sexual assault cases: the case of R. v. McKaw Introduction: Automatism & Intoxication Among the various defenses in criminal law are the non-insane automatism defenses. The [...]