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Edward Prutschi of Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman criminal law firm is known for her extensive experience and knowledge in criminal defence. If you are interested in having Edward Prutschi comment on your television, radio or newspaper article, please use our Media Contacts Page.

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The “Revolving Door” Bail System in Canada

The “Revolving Door” Bail System in Canada: Opinions from Edward Prutschi Many Canadians have grown very frustrated with the bail system in the country. They are not alone. Police chiefs have also become increasingly weary of the tireless routine of having to arrest the same criminals because they were out on bail. Also, political leaders...
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Father Of Ontario Girl Found Safe After Amber Alert Won’t Be Charged, But Should The People Who Raised The Concern Be?

Father Of Ontario Girl Found Safe After Amber Alert Won’t Be Charged, But Should The People Who Raised The Concern Be? A recent Amber Alert that saw a man cleared of abduction allegations has some people wondering why the source of the complaint has not been charged for making a false claim. Partner, Edward Prutschi,...
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Criminal Lawyer Edward Prutschi Gives Sermon at Toronto Synagogue

Partner Edward Prutschi Delivers Sermon at Local Toronto Synagogue

The following sermon was delivered by partner, Edward Prutschi, on Saturday Feb. 2, 2019, Parshat Mishpatim at the Song Shul in Toronto. Song Shul Parshat Mishpatim – Torah Portion “Laws” Feb. 2, 2019 The Importance of Dissent: What the Supreme Court of Canada Learned from this Week’s Torah Portion Almost exactly 22 years ago this...
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Criminal Lawyer Discusses Bruce McArthur Pleading Guilty

Bruce McArthur Pleads Guilty to First-Degree Murder

The case of Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur has been settled. Today McArthur pled guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder. Toronto criminal lawyer Ed Prutschi discusses this fast-paced case with NewsTalk1010’s Jerry Agar. Prutschi states that there were many hints this case would end in a plea deal and not a trial. It’s only...
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Edward Prutschi Discusses Legalities of Latest Toronto News with Jerry Agar

Criminal lawyer Edward Prutschi sat down with Jerry Agar on January 17th, 2019 on NewsTalk1010 to discuss the legality of some current news stories. First up was the most recent court date of Bruce McArthur. McArthur is the infamous accused Toronto serial killer and has been charged with eight counts of first-degree murder. Reports say...
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Humboldt Bus Crash Sentencing

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 had been on their way to a playoff game when their bus crashed into a semi-trailer truck in Saskatchewan. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the driver of the semi-trailer, was charged with...
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Changes to Impaired Driving charges

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 breathalyzer test. Once the new legislation passes though, police can demand it for no reason. The federal attorney general is “100% certain” that this will pass. Toronto criminal lawyer Ed...
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Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman Voted Best Toronto Criminal Lawyers

BPS 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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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. A pro bono organization in Ontario is currently facing a lack of funds. Lawyers currently fund Pro Bono Ontario, although it does receive space in Ontario courthouses at a discounted...
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Marijuana Legalization in Canada

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, which was just made legal, 28 days before duty. This policy effectively bans officers from consuming marijuana. The police union is looking to fight this draft policy. As of right...
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