Ontario criminal decisions

Roadside observations of police supported impaired driving charge

Criminal Law - Post-trial detention and release - Release pending appeal

Breach of right to counsel was not technical or borderline

Criminal Law - Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Charter remedies [s. 24]

Alcohol standard expired long after offence date

Criminal Law - Offences against the person and reputation - Driving/care or control with excessive alcohol [over 80]

Officer did not appear to appreciate extent of legal obligation to provide right to counsel

Criminal Law - Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Charter Remedies [S. 24]

Expansion of Charter right under s. 10(b) was inconsistent with binding appellate authority

Criminal Law - Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Arrest or Detention [s. 10]

Accused did not intend to drive vehicle and only returned to car to warm himself

Criminal Law - Offences Against the Person and Reputation - Driving/Care or Control with Excessive Alcohol [Over 80]