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Case LawFeaturesOpinion

April 26, 2019
Breaching recognizance mens rea is objective not subjective

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

March 20, 2019
Assistance order to TDR warrant can authorize subscriber info

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

February 22, 2019
Confidential informer info not sufficiently credible, compelling or corroborated

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

January 14, 2019
Location matters: Strip searches

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

December 21, 2018
Unresolved safety concerns justified police entry into home following 911 call

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

November 15, 2018
Inventory search of laptop bag in towed vehicle lawful

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

November 15, 2018
Officer should have confirmed warrant

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

October 11, 2018
Search warrant’s impossible execution date should have been noticed

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

August 24, 2018
Investigative child welfare entry unlawful, evidence excluded

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

August 24, 2018
Characterizing legal consequences of making a statement or not can be an inducement

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

June 15, 2018
No need for a lawyer’s second consultation when circumstances unchanged

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

June 15, 2018
Case not condemned when ASD policy not followed

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

May 23, 2018
Charter s. 10(b): Officer informs, detainee asserts

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

April 23, 2018
Statement eliciting question breached police duty to hold off

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

April 23, 2018
Vehicle forfeiture upheld after high-speed pursuit

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

March 23, 2018
Fleeing from accident to avoid theft charge is still a hit & run

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

February 27, 2018
Court is not to “Monday morning quarterback” on police entry

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

January 29, 2018
Protestors awarded damages for detention

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

December 15, 2017
Causal connection between BAC and death not required

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

November 13, 2017
Vehicle search incidental to investigative detention upheld

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

October 12, 2017
Total corroboration not required for informer’s tip

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

October 12, 2017
Handcuffing did not eliminate safety concern

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

September 8, 2017
Co-resident consent

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

September 8, 2017
Trunk search incident to impaired arrest lawful: evidence admitted in murder case

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

June 28, 2017
Ontario appeal court awards $75K in charter & punitive damages

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

June 28, 2017
Exigent circumstances do not include parenting check-up

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

April 19, 2017
Safety searches: never say always

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

April 19, 2017
Exigent circumstances denote circumstances requiring immediate police action

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

April 11, 2017
No privacy interest in messages sent to recipient

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

April 11, 2017
Safety enquiries OK on investigative-detention search

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

April 11, 2017
Justice’s assistance to investigator in preparing ITO did not cross the line

Case LawFeaturesOpinion

April 11, 2017
The high cost of breaching informer privilege