Tagged: criminal procedure

Setting the Scene: R v Le and the Importance of Context in s. 9 Analysis

Introduction Author’s Note: A previous article for TheCourt.ca analyzes the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal, here. How we, as individuals, interpret our interactions with the police is highly...

Collateral Attacks: R v Bird Limits Collateral Attacks against Long Term Supervision Orders for Offenders

Introduction When an individual is placed on a Long Term Supervision Order (“LTSO”) as a result of a criminal proceeding, they are required to follow conditions set by the Parole...

Bad Blood? R v Culotta Addresses Admissibility of Admissibility of Blood Samples Obtained by Health Care Professionals

Introduction Often, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) issues reasons for their decisions without writing a lengthy judgment of its own. It is easy to overlook these cases as unimportant...