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2019 Tuesday, April 23,

The culture of complacency in criminal court

By |2019-04-24T08:03:46-04:00April 23rd, 2019|

“Tim, meet Justice system. Justice system, meet some guy and his lawyer.” A few weeks ago, “Tim” (not his real name) approached our firm to represent him on serious criminal allegations. He was [...]

2018 Wednesday, October 24,

Portable Productivity: Lawyers on Integrating Tech Into Practice

By |2018-10-24T20:21:47-04:00October 24th, 2018|

Portable Productivity: Lawyers on Integrating Tech Into Practice On October 10, 2018, Sean Robichaud posted a tweet directed at lawyers in all practice areas, asking: “What is one implementation of tech into your firm [...]

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 [...]

2018 Monday, February 19,

The criminal consequences of road rage

By |2018-03-20T21:42:43-04:00February 19th, 2018|

The criminal consequences of road rage charges in Canada. As criminal defence lawyers, we frequently receive calls for people charged with "road rage" incidents.  Although road rage by itself is not a criminal offence, [...]

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 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 |2019-04-23T21:29:23-04:00July 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 [...]