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  • The Notwithstanding Clause, Premier Ford, and the Toronto Council RulingSeptember 10, 2018

    The Notwithstanding Clause, Premier Ford, and the Toronto Council RulingThis afternoon, Premier Doug Ford announced that he would invoke the “Notwithstanding Clause” (Section 33 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms) to override the recent decision by Justice Edward Belobaba stating that the hasty m … Read more »

  • Book Review: Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice SystemSeptember 7, 2018

    Book Review: Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System.element-bottomshadow.image-frame-shadow-2{display:inline-block} The oppression of Indigenous people in Canada has been the centerpiece of political, legal, and social justice discourse over the past five years. Whether it is the former C … Read more »

  • Self-induced intoxication defences in sexual assault cases: the case of R. v. McKawAugust 29, 2018

    Self-induced intoxication defences in sexual assault cases: the case of R. v. McKaw.fusion-image-switch.fusion-image-before-after-1 img{transition: 0.7s ease-in-out;}Introduction: Automatism & IntoxicationAmong the various defenses in criminal law are the non-insane automatism defenses. The court in … Read more »

  • Section 11(b): A Right for the RichJuly 23, 2018

    Section 11(b): A Right for the RichThis article is one of two articles on the complexity and nuances of s. 11(b). This article addresses the practical challenges associated with bringing an s. 11(b) motion. The other article (here) addresses the sentencing period and the conflicting case law surroun … Read more »

  • s. 11(b), R. v. Charley, and SentencingJuly 23, 2018

    s. 11(b), Delay, and the Sentencing PeriodThis article is one of two articles on the complexity and nuances of s. 11(b). This article addresses the sentencing period and the conflicting case law law surrounding it. The other article (here) addresses the practical challenges associated with bringing … Read more »