Majority of Court of Appeal holds police search of text messages in cell phone may violate message sender’s reasonable expectation of privacy.
The owner lent his ATV, provided the borrower only drive it on his farm -- even after the borrower breached this condition, the court upheld the vicarious liability of the owner for the motor vehicle accident that followed.
Having reviewed the relevant case law, and with great respect for all those who hold a contrary view, I am not at all satisfied that the Supreme Court of Canada has directly, or by necessary implication, overruled R.
Reflecting the daily news coverage of bribery and corruption scandals, this month’s post takes a closer look at some of the Criminal Code’s numerous offences relating to corruption, specifically bribery of officials, bribery of officers and frauds on government.
Can the defence use therapeutic records after the Crown includes them in disclosure by mistake?
George Orwell warned that lurking behind the fun offered by competitive sports is the threat of the arousal of "the most savage combative instincts".
The Court of Appeal refused to hear D's attempts to challenge the constitutionality of the Code's criminal negligence provisions, since they were made without notice to the Crown and never mentioned at trial.
S.C.C. rules on Criminal Code's s. 515(10)(c) balancing test for detention in custody of an accused.
Court of appeal holds spousal incompetency rule does not extend to common law spouses.
R. v. Day |
2014 CarswellNfld 78 |
Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal
Supreme Court holds ban on cannabis derivatives infringes security of the person.
This is a cautionary tale of an elephant and a turtle, in close quarter.