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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 ... 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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Drug-impaired driving law vulnerable to Charter challenges

Ordinary drivers will suffer as challenges to the federal government’s drug-impaired driving legislation make their way through the courts, Toronto criminal lawyer  ... Read more

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Cannabis impaired driving – new laws present new challenges

By Jacob Stilman Unless you have been residing in a cryogenic chamber for the past two years, you know that Oct. 17, 2018 is going to be a red-letter (green-letter?) day for ... Read more

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Stay serves setback to cops who delay right to counsel: Neuberger

Police who delay an arrested person's right to counsel have suffered another setback in Ontario Superior Court   after Toronto criminal lawyer Joseph Neuberger ... Read more

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Ending LAO's alternative fee arrangement pilot a misguided move: Hicks

Legal Aid Ontario’s plan to eliminate an invaluable alternative billing method for law firms is a misguided step into the past, Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks ... Read more

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Pre-trial lockdowns now a factor in sentencing, says Handlarski

Time spent in lockdowns at an Ontario detention centre is rightfully becoming a significant factor in sentencing, Toronto criminal lawyer Ryan Handlarski tells the CBC . ... Read more

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Analyzing constructive or destructive approaches to cross-examinations: Smith

Lawyers should consider using either a constructive or destructive approach when cross-examining witnesses, says Toronto criminal defence lawyer Tyler Smith .  “You ... Read more

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Feds' new laws will undermine rights of an accused: Smith

In a "misguided" attempt to fix the criminal justice system, the federal government is on the verge of undermining the fair trial rights of defendants, says Toronto criminal ... Read more

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Dad furious, PM rapped over transfer of girl's killer to healing lodge

The father of a raped and murdered eight-year-old girl said on Wednesday the transfer of one of her killers to a prison ``healing lodge'' has sparked widespread anger ... Read more

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Pot smokers should proceed with caution post Oct. 17: Izadi

Canadian cannabis consumers should be cautious after marijuana laws change Oct. 17 because new police powers and the validity of impairment testing equipment both have yet to be ... Read more

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Charges for virtual crimes growing in digital era

It may be fun and exciting for couples to photograph each other during intimate moments, but Ottawa criminal lawyer Céline Dostaler  says those who do run the ... Read more

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Dale testifies on Bill C-75 before parliamentary committee

In recent testimony before a House of Commons Justice Committee, Toronto criminal lawyer  Laurelly Dale  said the elimination of preliminary hearings, as ... Read more

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Appeal court urges province to fix transcript fee confusion

The Ontario Court of Appeal has issued a rare call to action to the provincial government to settle confusion over transcript fees, Toronto criminal lawyer  Richard Litkowski ... Read more

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Privacy expectations and the ‘electronic conversation’

By Jessica Zita What happens to your texts once sent? Are they yours? Do you have a right to them? The Supreme Court’s recent decision in this case  says yes, ... Read more

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