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- Why isn't it "Professional Misconduct" when Crown Counsel Disobeys a Judge's Order ?
Background: After repeated requests to the trial judge to restrain Crown Counsel’s aggressive and abusive cross-examination of an African-Canadian female complainant on a domestic violence trial in which Crown Counsel elected not to call the alleged victim as his witness to prove an alleged assaul … Read more »
- Is it "Professional Misconduct" for a Lawyer to Comment on a Judge's Unfairness ?
In Dore v. Barreau du Quebec  1 S. C.R. 395 the Supreme Court of Canada pronounced that:”In dealing with the appropriate boundaries of civility for a lawyer, the severity of the conduct must be interpreted in light of the expressive rights guaranteed by the Charter, and, in particular, the p … Read more »
- Corruption Allegations Force Province to Install an Administrator at Durham Region Police
When police officers make reports of corruption against their chief and others this is a sign that there is something wrong in the service. When the Ontario Government appoints an administrator to oversee the operation of a police service in Ontario this is a signal that there is a very serious … Read more »
- How I Successfully Advanced a Racial Profiling Defence in a Drug Importation Case: Part 2
We have all heard it said that cases are won and lost on their facts. Nowhere is this statement more true than when it comes to advancing a racial profiling defence in a criminal case. When seeking to advance a racial profiling case you are seeking to establish facts that speak to what the Onta … Read more »
- How I Successfully Advanced a Racial Profiling Defence in a Drug Importation Case
I have heard it said countless times that the Canada Border Services Agency has the right to search people at the airport and that it is not possible to successfully raise a racial profiling defence in the context of a drug importation case. I do not accept that proposition. I did so successful … Read more »