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  • R v A.E.: Does Surreptitious Videorecording of Sexual Activity Vitiate Consent – Should it?

    In December of 2016, the 17-year-old complainant was a troubled young woman who wrestled with anxiety, alcohol and thoughts of suicide. On December 28, 2016, the complainant went with the respondents (“TF”, “AE” and a young person who is protected by the YCJA) to a residence and engaged in sexual ac … Read more »

  • Sexual Assault: Consent and the Requirements of Appellate Review

    By: Andrew Jensen – Windsor Law 23 R v G.F. 2021 Supreme Court of Canada In this case, two teenagers (“F” and “B”) were charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female during a camping trip. The issue at trial was whether the female, who had consumed alcohol, had consented to the sexual activi … Read more »

  • When Do Wiretaps Turn Into a Section 8 Violation?

    What are your Section 8 rights? By: Andrew Jensen – Windsor Law 23 Section 8 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides everyone in Canada the protection against unreasonable search and seizure. This right provides Canadians with their primary source of constitutionally enforced privacy rights a … Read more »

  • Reasonable Suspicion Required: The SCC’s Approach to Entrapment in R v Ahmad

    On May 29, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its much-anticipated decision dealing with the law of entrapment in the cases of R v Ahmad and R v Williams heard together last fall. The majority ruling provides some clarity over how the entrapment framework is to be applied in  a police … Read more »

  • Impaired Driving Costs

    If you have been charged, we recommend consulting with a lawyer immediately. Most Canadians understand the serious harm that drinking and driving has on our society. We all know the dangers associated with getting behind the wheel drunk or with too much alcohol in our system. We know it’s dangerous, … Read more »