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Acquittal in False Sexual Assault Claim Against GTA Teacher’s Aide

Source: ‘Untrue, contrived, and unworthy of belief’: Police failed to verify ‘fabricated’ sex assault claim against GTA teacher’s aide, judge rulesDate Published: January 28, 2024Author: Wendy Gillis A Toronto area teacher’s aide aide has been acquitted of sexual assault, 16 months after she was falsely accused by an elementary school student who had a […]

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Understanding Your Rights: Section 11(c) and Section 7 in Canadian Law

Getting a grasp on the intricacies of legal rights during criminal proceedings is crucial for anyone navigating the justice system. This article will delve into two critical elements of the  Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Section 11(c) – Protection against testimonial compulsion, and Section 7 – Right Against Self-Incrimination.  Exploring Section 11(c) –

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Understanding the Costs: A Guide to Criminal Lawyer Fees

Navigating the financial aspects of hiring a criminal lawyer can be as complex as the legal process itself. Different lawyers adopt different billing methods to accommodate their clients’ needs. Commonly, lawyers might charge by the hour, but it’s also common to see block or flat fees for specific services. The more predictable the service,

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Updates from the SCC - Criminal Law

October 2023: Recent SCC Decisions

Credit to the team at Supreme Advocacy Criminal Law: DUI; Involuntary Intoxication  Garneau v. R., 2023 QCCA 131 (40754)Mr. Garneau was arrested for erratic and dangerous driving. The evaluating officer and the toxicology expert, in her report, concluded that he had consumed central nervous system stimulants and depressants, including gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB). Mr. Garneau claimed that he

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The Importance of a DUI Lawyer in Handling Impaired Driving Charges

Driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) cases present intricate challenges with severe repercussions for those charged. These consequences can vary from imprisonment to substantial penalties. Additionally, one’s driving and criminal records can be permanently affected. Managing an impaired driving case without a legal expert can be overwhelming. Understanding Impaired Driving

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Updates from the SCC - Criminal Law

June 2023: Recent SCC Decisions

Credit to the team at Supreme Advocacy Leaves Dismissed Criminal Law: Delay Ouellette v. R., 2022 ABCA 301 (40595)Mr. Ouellette and a co-accused were charged with offences arising from the fatal shootings of two people in a parking lot. The trial judge dismissed a motion to stay proceedings for breach of the right to be tried within a reasonable

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Exploring the True Costs of Impaired Driving

Impaired driving is a serious offence that can leave a lasting impact on your life. In addition to a criminal record, you can’ll incur substantial financial penalties. Fines for Impaired Driving as Outlined in the Canadian Criminal Code The Canadian Criminal Code outlines the penalties imposed on individuals convicted of an impaired driving charge. Alcohol-impaired driving, drug-impaired

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