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In July 2016, Canada’s Supreme Court of Canada made a landmark decision on the constitutional right to be tried within a reasonable time. In a
Are Canadian Courts applying the Law unfairly and too broadly for Sexual Assault Convictions involving ‘Positive-HIV Status’
Under the Criminal Code, s. 273, a person may be found guilty of aggravated sexual assault if they failed to disclose their HIV-positive status prior
In a 2016 trial, a man successfully appealed his earlier conviction on drug charges as well as his ten-year sentence. In 2014, an Ontario court
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, s.10 states that Everyone has the right on arrest or detention (a) to be informed promptly of the
In a 2016 trial, R. v. Moore, a man was tried summarily on charges of impaired driving and ‘over 80’ (for operation of a motor
In any criminal law case in Canada, the burden of proof is on the prosecution to prove the accused person is guilty beyond reasonable doubt.
The Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark, albeit split, decision in June of 2016 that has received little attention. The case is an example
How many court-drama shows feature the well-worn plot of offence, investigation, charge, trial, and conviction/acquittal, all somehow miraculously fitting into an hour-long (or, more accurately,