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Understanding the Bail System in Canada

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees a right to a reasonable bail. The Criminal Code states that, in most cases, a person MUST be …

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Criminal Lawyer Edward Prutschi Discusses Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash

Canada was shocked last April when 16 people were killed and 13 others were injured in a major bus crash. The Humboldt Broncos hockey team …

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Reckless Driving Charges Dropped for Man with Undiagnosed ADHD

Toronto criminal lawyer Boris Bytensky discussed on NewsTalk1010 a case that deals with driving and ADHD. On Halloween night in 2015, a man ran through …

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New Legislation to Impact Ontario Impaired Driving Law

On December 18th, new legislation will go into effect that will impact impaired driving law. Currently, police officers must have reasonable suspicion before demanding a …

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BSB Criminal Law Firm Voted Best Toronto Lawyers in the 2018 NOW Readers’ Choice Award!

Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman Criminal Law Firm is honored to win NOW Magazine’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Toronto Lawyers! Every year, NOW Magazine has …

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Boris Bytensky Discusses Defence Lawyer Conduct

Defense lawyers often get hate from citizens for defending criminals, however, they play a crucial role in the legal system. The system only works if …

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Edward Prutschi Discusses Ontario’s Pro Bono Centers

Pro Bono is a term used to describe when lawyers donate their time for free to provide legal advice for those that cannot afford lawyers. …

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What are the Penalties for Drinking and Driving in 2018?

Today, Canada watched as Marco Muzzo applied for parole. His case shed light on the danger of driving under the influence. Has Canada changed their …

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NewsTalk 1010: Toronto Police Department’s New Policy on Officers & Marijuana

Ed Prutschi sat down on NewsTalk1010’s Law and Order segment to discuss the Toronto Police Department’s new policy that will restrict officers from consuming marijuana, …

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Criminal Lawyer Edward Prutschi Discusses Paul Bernardo’s Parole Hearing

Paul Bernardo brutally raped and killed young teenage girls along with his wife, Karla Homolka. He was convicted on two counts of first-degree murder and …

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Edward Prutschi Discusses Toronto Police Officers and Marijuana

Marijuana is set to be legal in Toronto on October 17th. A newly released report by Toronto City Police Chief outlined how they will handle …

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Ed Prutschi Discusses Healing Lodges Over Prison

The Canadian public recently learned that two of their most notorious killers are not serving their sentences behind bars. Instead, they are serving their sentences …

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Criminal Lawyer Discusses Early Release for Elizabeth Smart Captor

Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her home by knifepoint and held prisoner by a husband and wife, Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Barzee. Mitchell is …

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Criminal Lawyer Ed Prutschi Discusses Ford’s Notwithstanding Clause

Toronto Criminal Lawyer Edward Prutschi discusses Premier Doug Ford’s use of the notwithstanding clause. Prutschi explains that Ford invoking the notwithstanding clause can be traced …

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What is the “Notwithstanding Clause”?

Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced he would be invoking the “Notwithstanding Clause” to override a recent decision passed by a judge in regards to cutting …

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Edward Prutschi Discusses Good Samaritan Laws and Overdoses

Canada is currently in the midst of an opioid epidemic, with over 4,000 Canadian’s dying of opioid overdoses last year. In response to this, the …

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The Intersection Between Family & Criminal Law

  Criminal lawyer Edward Prutschi joined family lawyer Andrew Feldstein on Ask Andrew. The two discussed the various ways criminal and family law intersects. Ed …

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Edward Prutschi Discusses Appeal of Acquitted Man

Toronto criminal lawyer Ed Prutschi was quoted in a Law Times article discussing the Crown’s decision to appeal the acquittal of a man that was …

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