Criminal

Assess witness by age at testimony on events that occurred during childhood: Ontario Court of Appeal

Assess witness by age at testimony on events that occurred during childhood: Ontario Court of Appeal

Appropriate to rely on immaturity at time of events for perspective, but not credibility of adult

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds summary dismissal of malicious prosecution lawsuit

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds summary dismissal of malicious prosecution lawsuit

Underlying criminal prosecution involved claim that man fraudulently received social assistance

In-chambers meeting unknown to self-represented accused improper: Ontario Court of Appeal

In-chambers meeting unknown to self-represented accused improper: Ontario Court of Appeal

Discussion between judge and lawyers deprived accused of right to be present

Ontario Court of Appeal denies bail to man convicted of fentanyl trafficking with health issues

Ontario Court of Appeal denies bail to man convicted of fentanyl trafficking with health issues

Health issues didn't outweigh public interest, enforceability for trafficking dangerous drug

Sentence in drug case did not consider restraint principle: Ontario Court of Appeal

Sentence in drug case did not consider restraint principle: Ontario Court of Appeal

Conviction appeal relating to illicit substances and weapons charges dismissed, sentencing appeal allowed

Ontario Court of Appeal orders new trial for man convicted of assaulting wife

Ontario Court of Appeal orders new trial for man convicted of assaulting wife

Impact of misapprehension of complainant's evidence sufficient to require new trial, court says