Criminal
Michael Ford (post until Oct. 31/19)
Criminal
profile
Segregation strips people of their humanity: Zita

The call from civil rights organizations for a complete ban on the segregation of inmates who are mentally ill and for indigenous offenders is a good step toward ending a ... Read more

profile
What are your rights when you are detained or arrested: Pt. 2

By Joseph Neuberger If you have been arrested or detained by the police, it can be difficult to know where you stand. Especially for individuals with no previous history of ... Read more

profile
System failings keep criminal lawyers awake at night

When Toronto criminal lawyer  Jordana Goldlist finds herself being asked what she does for a living, she readies herself for the same inevitable question: ‘How do you ... Read more

profile
Dale: the potential damage from Bills C-51, C-75

Bills C-51 and C-75 are the federal government’s response to several recent court decisions and were “cobbled together with little to no research regarding trial ... Read more

profile
Are you facing professional misconduct charges as an accountant?

By John Navarrete As an accountant in Ontario, you would not have been where you are without investing substantial resources into gaining the qualifications necessary to ... Read more

profile
Proposal incentivizes companies to report corporate crime: Friedberg

A federal proposal that would allow prosecutors to suspend criminal charges against companies in certain types of corporate crime cases may provide the right kind of incentive for ... Read more

profile
All too easy to extradite people from Canada: Botting

British Columbia criminal and extradition lawyer Gary Botting  applauds Ottawa's decision to review the Extradition Act and calls  for a moratorium on ... Read more

profile
Understanding why some domestic complainants recant

The reasons why domestic assault complainants recant their statements is an issue that deserves further exploration to ensure everyone has access to justice, Oshawa criminal ... Read more

profile
The implications of a criminal record

By John Navarrete The concept of a criminal record can seem vague. From understanding the difference between a crime and a provincial offence to knowing who may access a ... Read more

profile
Overcrowded courts a problem here to stay: Gadhia

Despite the construction of a new courthouse in the downtown core of Canada's largest city, the challenges associated with the lack of available space for proceedings will ... Read more

profile
Jail guards to stand trial for alleged role in death of Ontario inmate

TORONTO — Two guards at a London, Ont., jail will have to stand trial for their alleged role in an inmate's death, Ontario's top court ruled Monday, reversing an earlier ... Read more

profile
Presser appears before SCC on digital information case

Toronto criminal lawyer Jill Presser is asking the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) to protect citizens from having their digital information handed over to police by people with ... Read more

profile
What are your rights when you are detained or arrested

By Joseph Neuberger Whatever the circumstances, being arrested or detained by the police is stressful. Regardless of what lead to the situation that resulted in the arrest, ... Read more

profile
Webb: The value of mentoring young lawyers

As a mentor for junior counsel, Toronto criminal lawyer Melanie Webb believes in the value of giving back to the future of the profession. “We owe it to them. Passing ... Read more

profile
Sex work remains a legal grey area in Canada: Handlarski

Sex work has been in a legal grey area since the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) struck this country’s “bizarre, half-measure laws” around prostitution in a 2013 ... Read more

profile
Proposed changes to corporate crime prosecution need study: Smith

OTTAWA — A federal proposal that would allow prosecutors to suspend criminal charges against companies in certain cases of corporate wrongdoing has been quietly ... Read more

profile
SCC decision raises questions about Crime Stoppers survival

A Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision threatens the survival of Crime Stoppers because it undermines the program’s foundation of anonymity, Toronto criminal and civil ... Read more

profile
New TLA president calls for separate downtown Toronto youth court

Mixing youths and adults accused of crimes at a new downtown courthouse could expose minors to exploitation,  Toronto Lawyers Association  (TLA) president Dirk Derstine ... Read more

profile
Fennel: 'Culture of complacency' not addressed in Bill C-75

A move by the federal government to reform Canada’s criminal court system and improve efficiency does not address the “culture of complacency” encountered by ... Read more

profile
Judge acquits Botting's client of sex attack charges

British Columbia criminal lawyer Gary Botting ’s client was acquitted of charges laid in connection with a sexual attack on three women in Vancouver, the Vancouver Sun ... Read more

Lawyer Directory
Story Finder
New Media Forensics (keep up until June 30, 2019)Hexigent Consulting (to remain until August 31/19)MKD International (post until Sept. 30/19)Feldstein Family Law (post until May 31/19)Lexop Deadline Law SRH Litigation (post until May 31/19)Gelman & Associates Rohan Haté