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At the height of the pandemic, Boris Bytensky helped mobilize an army of defence lawyers to reduce the prison population

  To criminal lawyer Boris Bytensky, the early days of the pandemic unfolded in the correctional system like a giant round of whacka-mole. “We were trying to smash down one problem, and then something else would pop right up,” says the partner at Bytensky Shikhman Barristers. There were concerns that prisons across Ontario were critically short...
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R. v. Balfour and Young

After decades of systemic delays and chronic problems with bail courts in northern Manitoba, partner Boris Bytensky joined local counsel Rohit Gupta, to launch a legal challenge targeting systemic failures. The judgment is not only a victory for our clients, but a stinging rebuke of ‘business as usual’ and calls for widespread review and change....
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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 a red light, injuring another. He was charged with reckless driving but a judge recently dropped the charges. It was discovered that the man had undiagnosed ADHD, and therefore was...
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Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman Voted Best Toronto Criminal Lawyers

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 their readers vote for the best businesses in a number of categories. This year, over 100,000 readers throughout Toronto cast their votes. Winning this award would not have been possible...
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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 both the side gets fair representation. However, Toronto criminal lawyer Boris Byensky discusses a recent case in Ireland that has caused controversy on NewsTalk10101’s The Jerry Agar Show. A defence...
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Boris Bytensky on The Law when it Comes to Defending Your Property

Read the Full Article on the Toronto Sun: Boris Bytensky on The Law when it Comes to Defending Your Property
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What Is Defined As Child Pornography

The definition of child pornography is extremely broad and can create some situations that would not typically be considered by the public to be criminal. Very generally speaking, the definition of child pornography in Canada is any material (and that can include digital or paper or art) that depicts a person who is under 18,...
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Charges are dropped against a wrongfully accused client of Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman

Toronto Child Porn Charges Dropped But The Damage Is Done Read how partner, Boris Bytensky, fought for 16 straight months to secure a withdrawal of all charges in a child pornography case. Even after winning the case, Mr. Bytensky and the team at Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman leveraged their extensive knowledge of Canadian media to counter...
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Boris Bytensky Discusses Upcoming Testimony of Nigel Wright at Duffy Trial

Boris Bytensky Discusses Upcoming Testimony of Nigel Wright at Duffy Trial Partner and CTV News Legal Analyst Boris Bytensky chats with CTV News Channel about what to expect on the first day of former PMO Chief of Staff Nigel Wright’s testimony at the Mike Duffy trial. Watch: https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=677645
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Criminal Lawyer Boris Bytensky on Canada AM Reviews Last Day of Nigel Wright’s Testimony

Criminal Lawyer Boris Bytensky on Canada AM Reviews Last Day of Nigel Wright’s Testimony Partner and CTV News Legal Analyst Boris Bytensky breaks down the highlights from yesterday’s testimony at the Duffy trial on Canada AM with Marci Ien. Watch: https://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=684511
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