criminal law


  • Habeas corpus arguments strengthened

    Habeas corpus arguments strengthened

    Oct 15, 2018

    Judges at the Court of Appeal for Ontario said they will allow an appeal on whether immigrants facing “virtual house arrest” meet the requirements for habeas corpus.

  • Monday, October 8, 2018

    Monday, October 8, 2018

    Oct 8, 2018


    Leon Elected As Second Canadian President Of ACTL

    Government Announces New Ontario Judges

    New Group Of Child Protection Lawyers Seeks To Intervene In Ontario Case

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  • Bill could cut opportunities for law students

    Bill could cut opportunities for law students

    Oct 1, 2018

    The Law Society of Ontario says a new bill that overhauls the Criminal Code could disrupt lawyer training programs and hamper access to justice initiatives and extend court delays.

  • Law is a marathon, not a sprint

    Oct 1, 2018

    Law students often hear the same piece of advice: Article at a Bay Street firm and work there for a year or two or three.

  • Ruling shows more immigration law knowledge needed

    Ruling shows more immigration law knowledge needed

    Sep 24, 2018

    Immigration lawyers say a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada drives home the need for criminal defence counsel to bolster their immigration law knowledge in order to properly represent non-citizen clients.

  • Safe Third Country Agreement challenged again

    Safe Third Country Agreement challenged again

    Sep 24, 2018

    Refugee advocates hope they will be successful in their second attempt to have the Safe Third Country Agreement declared unconstitutional.

  • Chaos theory

    Sep 24, 2018

    In the recent legal drama around Ontario’s move to chop the size of Toronto’s city council, it was common to hear some members of the public decry that something was terribly wrong with the judicial system as well as with our democratic institutions.

  • Police criticized over detention of drug suspects

    Police criticized over detention of drug suspects

    Sep 24, 2018

    The Ontario Court of Appeal has rebuked a Toronto-area police force over its standard practice of detaining drug suspects for several hours before permitting them to contact a lawyer.

  • Regulations can’t prevent police racial profiling

    Regulations can’t prevent police racial profiling

    Sep 10, 2018

    Lawyers continue to raise concerns that street checks by police disproportionately impact people from racialized communities, a few months before the scheduled completion of a report about provincial regulations on police checks.

  • Case on privacy rights headed to SCC

    Case on privacy rights headed to SCC

    Sep 10, 2018

    An Ontario case headed to the Supreme Court will focus on whether guests in a backyard have a reasonable expectation of privacy in police searches.

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