criminal law


  • Concerns voiced over non-lawyer JPs

    Concerns voiced over non-lawyer JPs

    Sep 5, 2017

    Of the 38 justices of the peace the provincial government appointed this summer, only 12 have law degrees. This has led to a renewed call by lawyers for a requirement that justices of the peace who preside over bail hearings have a law degree.

  • Protest protested

    Sep 5, 2017

    Lately, the act of public protest — particularly on public grounds — is getting more scrutiny than ever before. Therefore, the legal elements of the recent ruling in Bracken v. Fort Erie (Town), 2017 ONCA 668 may have important implications for municipalities across Ontario.

  • OCA upholds contempt finding against lawyer

    OCA upholds contempt finding against lawyer

    Sep 5, 2017

    90-day sentence cut to 45 days. The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a contempt finding against a lawyer for failing to produce documents ordered by a judge.

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