Tagged: admissibility

Charter Breaches and the Concept of “Fresh Start”: SCC Grants Leave in James Andrew Beaver v R and Brian John Lambert v R

When can courts admit evidence obtained following breaches of an accused’s rights and freedoms under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [Charter]? In R v Beaver, 2020 ABCA 203...

Groundhog Day: A Q&A with LEAF on the Recent Rape Shield Trilogy (Barton, Goldfinch and R(V))

In 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) released three decisions dealing with s. 276 of the Criminal Code, RSC 1985, c C-46, otherwise known as the rape shield provisions....