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2018 Friday, September 7,

Book Review: Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System

By |2018-09-07T14:40:47-04:00September 7th, 2018|

Book Review: Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System The oppression of Indigenous people in Canada has been the centerpiece of political, legal, and social justice discourse over the past five years. [...]

2017 Tuesday, June 20,

Is Impaired Driving a Criminal Offence

By |2017-07-02T09:15:32-04:00June 20th, 2017|

Is impaired driving a criminal offence in Ontario, Canada? A common misunderstanding among many Canadians is viewing impaired driving and "Over 80" charges as something less than "criminal". These charges are also commonly [...]

2016 Saturday, September 24,

10 things to know before committing to a life of crime…

By |2017-04-06T12:13:27-04:00September 24th, 2016|

Thinking of becoming a criminal defence lawyer? 10 things to know: When we think of the question "What makes a criminal defence lawyer really good?" thoughts of dramatic movie cross-examinations come to mind. Or perhaps the [...]

2016 Thursday, June 30,

What is a Conditional or Absolute Discharge in Canadian Law?

By |2019-06-26T09:22:06-04:00June 30th, 2016|

What is a conditional discharge or absolute discharge? A common question that arises in criminal law proceedings is "What is a conditional discharge?" or "What is an absolute discharge?" It is also followed by the [...]

2016 Wednesday, May 4,

The sound and fury of cross-examination. 10 basic tips to winning your next trial.

By |2017-05-29T16:17:47-04:00May 4th, 2016|

10 rules of cross-examination in criminal trials There are few topics in the law written on as extensively as cross-examination.  Cross-examination is to a lawyer as is the breakaway shot [...]