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Criminal clients don't play golf

By Ryan Handlarski To whoever said that “golf is a good walk spoiled” – I say amen brother! Before you read this post and think I am crazy, you have to ... Read more

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Not criminally responsible ruling misunderstood: Gadhia

TORONTO — It's "unfortunate" that some in the general public think a woman found not criminally responsible (NCR) for fatally stabbing a stranger "got off on a technicality" ... Read more

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Caryma Sa'd's media roundup

Toronto landlord/tenant and criminal lawyer  Caryma Sa’d  is frequently called upon by the media as   a trusted source for their news stories, ... Read more

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Seek advice of those close to gun violence: Handlarski to politicians

Toronto criminal lawyer Ryan Handlarski has some advice for the city’s new council as it grapples with a growing gun violence issue — talk to the people who ... Read more

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Conron's philosophy: give voice to the voiceless

Long before she found her calling, the signs were all there that London criminal lawyer  Carolynn Conron would be a leader in the criminal defence world. “My ... Read more

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Sentencing ruling sends 'clear message' on lockdowns: Igbokwe

A sentencing ruling in favour of one of her clients sends a clear message that the use of lockdowns during pretrial custody is a problem that needs addressing, says Toronto ... Read more

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Cannabis-intoxication cases may bog down courts

Both technical and legal uncertainty about how using marijuana may cause driving impairment threaten to hamstring the court system as lawyers put the new laws on trial, says ... Read more

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Alberta wildlife officers exceed powers of search and seizure: Dunn

Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn  says the recent withdrawal of hunting charges against his client illustrates the prevalence of unconstitutional stops and seizures by ... Read more

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Will cannabis criminal records be expunged after legalization?

By Joseph Neuberger Before Oct. 16, 2018, an adult possessing 30 grams of cannabis is breaking the law. If convicted of possession, that person will have a criminal record. ... Read more

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New associate joins Melanie J. Webb Barrister

Toronto criminal lawyer Melanie Webb is pleased to announce that Myles Anevich has joined Melanie J. Webb Barrister as an associate practising criminal and ... Read more

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Greater balance required in #MeToo media reports

The media needs to adopt a more balanced narrative when covering the #MeToo movement, Toronto criminal and civil litigator  Laurelly Dale  tells  ... Read more

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Billiards event chalks up record sum to feed the hungry

The annual Billiards with the Bar charity event celebrated its fifth anniversary in style, pocketing a record sum to feed the hungry, former Toronto Lawyers ... Read more

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Canada's attitude toward extradition needs to change: Botting

Canada needs to revamp its attitude toward extradition following a series of recent controversies, British Columbia criminal lawyer  Gary Botting tells  ... Read more

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Test is high when appealing a guilty plea: Daviau

Lawyers thinking of appealing a guilty plea should make sure they have strong grounds because the barriers to success are high, says Toronto criminal lawyer Lindsay Daviau . ... Read more

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Five burning questions surrounding marijuana legalization in Canada

Toronto criminal lawyer Jacob Stilman has a warning for Canadians facing the brave new world of legal marijuana — having a financial interest in Canada’s ... Read more

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Ontario law schools abdicating training responsibility: Rosen

Graduates are being left to seek out advocacy training on their own, Toronto criminal lawyer  John Rosen  tells  Law Times ,   and he wishes Ontario law ... Read more

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Why you shouldn't listen to your elders

By Ryan Handlarski I don’t mean you shouldn’t listen to your elders ever, but when it comes to entrepreneurship, you should be very skeptical about the advice you ... Read more

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Bail granted to man accused of swimming naked with sharks

The British Columbia man accused of skinny-dipping in a shark tank at Ripley’s Aquarium has been released on bail and is looking forward to dealing with his legal issues in ... Read more

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Goldlist and Zero-Gun Violence Movement connect to find solutions

Toronto criminal lawyer  Jordana Goldlist is drawing on her experience as trial counsel and firearms owner to work with a group trying to end the city’s gun ... Read more

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Mentoring in Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program ultimately rewarding

Mentoring law-school graduates at  Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program  (LLP) has been surprising, exhausting, but ultimately extremely satisfying, for ... Read more

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