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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 Saturday, February 25,

Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian rights: 11 certain and quick fixes

By |2017-06-14T16:04:42-04:00February 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 drastic reduction, and removal in [...]

2017 Friday, February 3,

We are all Groia: in defence of the defenders

By |2018-02-28T11:12:43-04:00February 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 Law Society of Upper Canada.  For [...]

2016 Thursday, December 8,

How to testify in Court: a witness’ guide to presenting credible evidence.

By |2017-07-04T14:05:29-04:00December 8th, 2016|

A witness' guide to credibility: what to know and what to avoid when testifying in Court. Testifying in Court can be a very stressful experience for any individual, this is especially so for [...]

2016 Monday, November 21,

Lawyers as specialists, not advocates for all seasons.

By |2017-04-06T21:40:32-04:00November 21st, 2016|

Winter is coming for the Lawyer of All Seasons. If any lawyer introduces themselves to another, the immediate follow up question is "What sort of law do you practice?" This is because, [...]

2016 Tuesday, October 18,

The Preservation of the LPP Program

By |2017-04-06T21:42:22-04:00October 18th, 2016|

Tomorrow (October 19, 2016) is the deadline to the Law Society of Upper Canada for submissions on whether the Ryerson LPP Program.   In a recent update, the Law Society of Upper Canada stated: As part [...]

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 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 [...]