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  • DIGITAL PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE – R. v. Marakah 2017 SCC 59December 11, 2017

    On December 7, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision on digital privacy. In the age of digital communications, this decision from our highest court was long overdue.  Prior to the decision in R. v. Marakah, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled there was no privacy interest in a … Read more »

  • The Jordan Decision: Unreasonable Trial DelaysNovember 29, 2017

    The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms entrenched civil rights in the Canadian Constitution.  The Charter plays an integral role in criminal law. Section 11 of the Charter protects rights in relation to criminal and penal matters, codifying fundamental concepts considered pillars of the crimina … Read more »

  • Have You Been Charged with Public Mischief?November 25, 2017

    Television programming and film are replete with examples of characters making false accusations and lying to police during investigations. Perhaps to divert authorities from themselves or to protect someone they know. But what you often don’t see is the consequences of these actions. Being intentio … Read more »

  • Toronto Criminal Lawyer: FAQ About Sexual Assault ChargesNovember 21, 2017

    Have you been falsely accused of sexual assault? If so, an experienced legal team is essential to help you prove your innocence and defend your reputation. Sexual assault law is complex and difficult to navigate.  Below, you will find some of the basics to help you understand what you are facing. Le … Read more »

  • Can Police Enter Your Home Without Permission?October 25, 2017

    Can the police enter and search your home without your permission?  Can you tell them to “come back with a warrant,” as is often seen on American television and film? The subject requires some clarification in the Canadian context. You are entitled to privacy in your own home, but there are several … Read more »