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Waiving prelim can be effective in the right case: Smith

Forgoing a preliminary inquiry, and heading straight to trial, can be the correct call under the right circumstances, says Toronto criminal defence lawyer Tyler Smith , ... Read more

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Driver's guilty plea in Humboldt crash demonstrates 'remorse': Hicks

A semi-truck driver's guilty plea to all 29 charges stemming from a devastating collision with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team will be a significant ... Read more

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Reduce recidivism, justice system costs with therapeutic jurisprudence

In the second instalment of a four-part series, Oshawa criminal lawyer Lawrence Forstner  examines the concept of therapeutic jurisprudence. Adopting ... Read more

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Weigh costs, benefits when choosing a law school: Handlarski

Toronto criminal lawyer Ryan Handlarski has a message for students — graduating with a manageable debt should be more important than the name of the law school on your ... Read more

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Drug acquittal a lesson in due diligence: Smith

If you take a rigorous approach and advance every possible defence, good things can happen, says Toronto criminal defence lawyer Tyler Smith , who recently secured his ... Read more

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Parole denial violates man's Charter rights: Botting

An Iranian immigrant denied parole may be the victim of a racist system, British Columbia criminal lawyer  Gary Botting tells  AdvocateDaily.com .  Botting, ... Read more

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Dale to police: start dialogue to break cycle of distrust

Two reports that address “systemic racism” within the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) should be viewed as a call to action to build trust with Indigenous ... Read more

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Court of Appeal affirms right to timely access to counsel as ‘lifeline’

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal ruling  on timely access to counsel is an important recognition that for individuals in detention, the ability to speak to a lawyer soon ... Read more

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New law school should be seen as opportunity for innovation: Rosen

A new Toronto law school should include a centre of study to develop lawyers and solutions for the 21st century, says Toronto criminal lawyer John Rosen . Rosen, ... Read more

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SCC to examine Charter protection in firearms, drug case

A dissenting Ontario Court of Appeal judge may have broken new ground in defining the privacy rights of citizens outside their homes, says Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn . ... Read more

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Add more bite to police watchdog mandate: Zita

The Ontario Special Investigations Unit (SIU) needs to be more transparent in order to gain and maintain public trust, Toronto criminal lawyer Jessica Zita tells ... Read more

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Fight against Bill C-51 just beginning: Neuberger

The legal profession will rise up to challenge the constitutionality of the federal government’s proposed Bill C-51  once it becomes law , says Toronto criminal ... Read more

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Drunk driving acquittal highlights rare finding of police misconduct: Harnett

A client's acquittal on an impaired driving charge — because the investigating officers had no reasonable suspicion to justify a roadside breath sample — is extremely ... Read more

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Presser acts for intervener in landmark SCC digital data case win

The Supreme Court of Canada’s (SCC) recent landmark decision is important because it ensures protection of Canadians’ privacy rights when it comes to ... Read more

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Consider grassroots options for treating drug addiction: Handlarski

Opening the administration of methadone to those who have a “stake in the recovery of the drug addicts” is a way to create a treatment system that works, Toronto ... Read more

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Second or third trials an exhausting ordeal for all

Taking on a second or even third trial is emotionally exhausting for clients, witnesses and counsel — but if the stakes are high, it’s a challenge they must accept, ... Read more

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Power to demand breath samples strips civil liberties: Neuberger

Giving police the power to demand a mandatory breath sample from any driver they lawfully stop is an “unnecessary” erosion of civil liberties that will clog the ... Read more

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Term psychopath 'morality masquerading as science': Fennel

It’s time we stop dehumanizing offenders by designating them psychopaths, a label based on uncertain science, says Toronto criminal lawyer John Fennel . “I ... Read more

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Goldlist draws strength from past turmoil in mentoring at-risk youth

Toronto criminal lawyer Jordana Goldlist is mentoring young women and girls who have experienced gender-based violence, helping them overcome and even draw strength from ... Read more

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Trump's willingness to intervene in Meng detention roils Canada's justification

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed Canada's commitment to the rule of law following Donald Trump's declaration that he might intervene in charges against ... Read more

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