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2018 Tuesday, February 13,

How Antic changed bail in Canada and the cases that followed it: the case of R. v. Tunney

By |2018-03-21T12:08:38-04:00February 13th, 2018|

How Antic Changed Everything for Bail in Canada: The Case of R. v. Tunney The case of R. v. Tunney (linked below) started as a routine bail hearing in Newmarket where Mr. Tunney [...]

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 Tuesday, March 7,

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

By |2017-04-06T21:38:19-04:00March 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. St-Cloud, perhaps breathing renewed life [...]

2010 Saturday, February 20,

Restrictions on pre-sentence credit comes into force

By |2018-06-04T08:32:02-04:00February 20th, 2010|

Pre-trial Custody gets an amendment in Canada. As of Monday, February 22, 2010, the new rules on what, if any, pre-sentence credit may be given to persons held in custody.  A summary of the [...]