Criminal

Court of Appeal rules judge erred in finding hearsay evidence inadmissible

Court of Appeal rules judge erred in finding hearsay evidence inadmissible

Appellant alleged her father arranged to have her unknowingly smuggle 1.9 kilos of cocaine

‘Urgent and comprehensive action’ needed on use of probabilistic genotyping in criminal trials

‘Urgent and comprehensive action’ needed on use of probabilistic genotyping in criminal trials

Report from Law Commission of Ontario examined the AI-powered tool for analysing DNA samples

Finding accused fabricated testimony requires independent supporting evidence: Court of Appeal

Finding accused fabricated testimony requires independent supporting evidence: Court of Appeal

Court’s comments on alibi defence show it is still ‘murky area of law,’ says lawyer

Ontario Court of Appeal split over sobriety check of driver which occurred on private driveway

Ontario Court of Appeal split over sobriety check of driver which occurred on private driveway

Hopefully ruling serves to end debate on the extension of s. 48(1) of Highway Traffic Act: lawyer

Ontario’s platform for electronic filing of criminal charges to expand to six courthouses

Ontario’s platform for electronic filing of criminal charges to expand to six courthouses

Initiative aims for seamless flow of information from police to courts

Ombudsman for crime victims backs all recommendations of missing person investigations report

Ombudsman for crime victims backs all recommendations of missing person investigations report

Gloria Epstein, retired Ontario Court of Appeal justice, serves as independent reviewer