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Sexual Assault Lawyers Explain Canadian Definition

In the wake of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, more people are wondering what exactly sexual assault is. What is considered sexual assault has been altered and updated as times changed, which only adds to the confusion surrounding this term. Different countries might have different definitions of it, but our sexual assault lawyers share […]

How to Select a Toronto Criminal Lawyer

It is everybody’s worst fear to have a brush with the law. Whether it is a simple traffic violation or a difficult sexual assault case, finding the right criminal defense lawyer is key. Not all lawyers are made the same though. Criminal lawyers have different specializations, experience, and knowledge. The key to selecting the right […]

R. v. Ahmad 2020 SCC 11

https://decisions.scc-csc.ca/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/18383/index.do What is a defence of entrapment? The Supreme Court of Canada, in a case called R. v. Mack https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/391/index.do settled the law of entrapment in Canada. It set out two alternative branches, either of which was deemed sufficient to ground an accused’s claim of entrapment and justify a stay of proceedings: There is, therefore, entrapment when: […]

R. v. K.G.K 2020 SCC 7

https://decisions.scc-csc.ca/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/18217/index.do What is an 11(b) defence? The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is meant to guarantee that the person’s criminal charges are dealt with expeditiously thus limiting the time that the person’s liberty is interfered with through bail conditions etc. Any person charged with an offence has the right: (b) to be tried within […]

R. v. K.J.M. 2019 SCC 55

https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/18035/index.do What is an 11(b) defence? The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is meant to guarantee that the person’s criminal charges are dealt with expeditiously thus limiting the time that the person’s liberty is interfered with through bail conditions etc. Any person charged with an offence has the right: (b) to be tried within […]

R. v. Le 2019 SCC 34

https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/17804/index.do R. v. Le: What are you rights when it comes to interaction with the police? The Canadian Charter of rights and Freedoms guarantees protection from arbitrary detention and unreasonable search and seizure. s. 9 Everyone has the right not to be arbitrarily detained or imprisoned. In R. v. Le, the Supreme Court of Canada […]

R. v. Jarvis 2019 SCC 10

 https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/17515/index.do What is voyeurism? In R. v. Jarvis, the Supreme Court of Canada dealt with the offence voyeurism under section 162(1) of the Canadian Criminal Code.

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