2017 Tuesday, March 7,

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

By | 2017-04-06T21:38:19+00:00 March 7th, 2017|

“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

By | 2017-06-14T16:04:42+00:00 February 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 [...]

2017 Thursday, February 23,

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

By | 2017-04-06T12:09:53+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|

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

By | 2017-04-06T21:39:25+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|

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

By | 2017-04-06T12:10:16+00:00 January 17th, 2017|

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 [...]

2017 Monday, January 9,

Open-sourcing the law. Why our criminal law precedents are now available online for free.

By | 2017-04-06T12:10:41+00:00 January 9th, 2017|

Open-sourcing the law. Why our criminal law precedents are now available online for free. For 2017, we have decided to take on the project of moving many of [...]