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  • False Memories and Witness Credibility at Trial

    False Memory Syndrome is a complex psychological phenomenon that has had substantial impacts in criminal law trials, particularly in cases involving allegations of sexual assault. It is a controversial topic that refers to the production of an individual’s distorted or untrue memories. Given the emo … Read more »

  • The Impact of Witness Credibility in a Criminal Trial

    Witness credibility can substantially impact the outcome of a criminal trial. A witness who provides the court with consistent and believable testimony and helps the court understand the circumstances of the case can help a judge decide the guilt or innocence of the accused. However, accurately anal … Read more »

  • What You Should Know About Bail Hearings in Ontario

    In Ontario, a bail hearing is a legal proceeding after someone has been arrested and charged with a criminal offence. A bail hearing allows a judge to determine whether the accused can be released from custody and return to the community pending the resolution of their case or whether they must rema … Read more »

  • The Differences Between a Conditional and Absolute Discharge

    In Canadian criminal law, a discharge is a sentence outlined in section 730(1) of the Criminal Code. Further, depending on the circumstances, a court may impose either a conditional or absolute discharge. When a person found guilty of an offence receives a discharge sentence, a conviction will not b … Read more »

  • Court Provides Clarity on Presumption of Accuracy Under Criminal Code

    Driving offences are not uncommon, but they can come with serious consequences. Convictions under certain driving offences, such as impaired driving, can not only seriously impact your personal life and employment but can also result in penalties such as hefty fines, license suspension, or jail time … Read more »