Category: Appeal Watch

Canada Without Poverty v AG Canada: Charities’ Political Activities and Freedom of Expression

Earlier this summer, charity and not-for-profit law hit a milestone in Canada Without Poverty v Attorney General of Canada, 2018 ONSC 4147 [Canada Without Poverty], when Justice Edward Morgan of the Ontario...

R v Barton: Do “Rape Shield” Laws Apply in First Degree Murder Cases?

Author’s Note:  This article and the linked case discuss sexual violence and violence against women that may be upsetting to readers.   Introduction Myths and stereotypes about consent, women’s sexuality and...

Prosecuting Crime at Home Secures Respect for Human Rights

The Government of Canada is acutely aware of the cost of litigation. Those costs, along with the policy and legal implications of litigation, are now the subject matter of a...