Category: Appeal Watch

R v Reilly: Stay of Proceeding is Not a Remedy for Systemic Charter Breaches

When someone’s Charter rights are breached, s. 24(1) of the Charter provides that a court can issue a remedy to the individual for the breach.  In criminal cases, the remedies...

Quebec’s Religious Neutrality Bill: What a Leave to Appeal Could Mean for Bill 21

Is the restriction of religious garments worn by public servants an infringement of constitutionally guaranteed freedom of religion that cannot be justified or is this is a restriction necessitated by...