Category: Criminal Law

Masked Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: R v Cowan is Granted Leave to the Supreme Court

An anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers points investigators toward a potential suspect that was involved in an armed robbery. However, what is the outcome when the robber was masked and...

R v Sullivan: SCC will hear constitutional challenge on the prohibition of the extreme intoxication defence

In December, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC” or “The Court”) granted the Crown leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal’s (“ONCA”) ruling in R v Sullivan, 2020 ONCA...