These articles are provided by a third party service and are for general information purposes, and are not intended to provide specific legal advice.
In Ontario, police officers often charge drivers with Careless Driving when the officer believes the driver was engaged in an unsafe driving action or failed
A jury’s recent decision to acquit a 56-year old man on the charge of second-degree murder has prompted intense political debate about whether Canada’s current
Unreasonable Delay by the Crown results in Dismissal of Crown’s Application to Extend Appeal of Fraud Charges
The courts do not look favourably on parties in a legal action who are unprepared, waste the court’s time and resources, or cause unreasonable delays.
Expert opinion evidence is commonly presented by the Crown and defence in criminal trials — for example, testimony given by the arresting officer or toxicologist on an impaired
A 2016 criminal proceeding arose when a man was arrested after he allegedly participated in two drug transactions. The accused man faced charges of trafficking
In a recent criminal action, R. v. Goro (2017), the judge was required to rule on two pre-trial motions in connection with a cold-case investigation that
A man faced an ‘over 80’ charge after being pulled over for speeding on the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto. Before issuing a speeding ticket, the
When you are stopped by a police officer and questioned regarding the possession of drugs or alcohol, the general rule is to be polite but
Many sexual assault cases rest on the testimony evidence of the complainant and the accused person. The complainant’s testimony is often the Crown’s only evidence
In order to prove a charge of dangerous driving beyond a reasonable doubt, the Crown must present evidence that the accused person’s driving was a