Tagged: Criminal Law

The Scope of the Federal Criminal Law Power in the Reference re Genetic Non-Discrimination Act

The need to safeguard privacy has long been a mainstay of the Canadian legal system. The right to secure autonomy and control over our private information has been preserved both...

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...