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- Canadian Charter Rights On Police Trespassing
Do police officers have the authority to enter your home or backyard without permission, a warrant, or probable cause? In Canada, this is known as police trespassing, and it infringes on the rights that everyone is entitled to. Before we get into the finer details, let’s start by reviewing Section … Read more »
- What Are The Responsibilities Of A Criminal Lawyer?
If you are charged with a crime you need a professional to protect you in your corner—that’s where a criminal lawyer comes in. They’ll apply the principles of the law to create defences for their clients and examine any evidence presented by the prosecutor. In Canada, those who are accused of crim … Read more »
- What Happens If You Fail To Stop Or Remain At The Scene Of An Accident?
If you are involved in an accident, you may feel an overwhelming flurry of emotions. Your heart is pounding, your mind is racing, and you have hundreds of questions running through your head. What should you do? The specific answer will vary depending on where you live, but one thing always stays t … Read more »
- Understanding Entrapment In Canada
How far can undercover police officers go when trying to catch someone committing a crime? In Canada, laws surrounding entrapment are designed to protect defendants when law enforcers overstep their boundaries and end up coercing or influencing citizens into committing crimes. But what distinguishes … Read more »
- Categories Of Criminal Offences In Manitoba
Not all crimes are considered equal. In Canada, there are three main types of criminal offences: summary, indictable, and hybrid offences. Based on how one offence is distinguished from another, courts will follow a different set of rules and issue corresponding punishments. What is the Difference b … Read more »