Criminal

John Struthers named president of Criminal Lawyers’ Association

John Struthers named president of Criminal Lawyers’ Association

CLA elects Daniel Brown, John Hale, and Adam Weisberg as vice presidents, and Cassandra DeMelo as women’s vice president

Lawyers wrestle with conflicting views on peremptory challenges

Lawyers wrestle with conflicting views on peremptory challenges

An Ontario Superior Court ruling found disallowing peremptory challenges would violate Charter rights

Charter issues come to fore on defence of extreme cases of intoxication

Charter issues come to fore on defence of extreme cases of intoxication

Several provinces are examining the constitutionality of a thorny area of the criminal code

Legal aid reformers should look to private bar, law associations say

Legal aid reformers should look to private bar, law associations say

Duty counsel system becoming overtaxed

Bar and bench must learn more about systemic racism, lawyers say

Bar and bench must learn more about systemic racism, lawyers say

Recent programs explore issues faced by racialized defendants

New community housing policy raises questions

New community housing policy raises questions

Allows housing more options to evict tenants ‘for serious crimes’