Tagged: liberty

SCC Continues to Roll Back Harper-Era Criminal Code Amendments in R v Ndhlovu

In its recent decision, R v Ndhlovu, 2022 SCC 38 [Ndhlovu], the Supreme Court of Canada [“SCC”] struck down two provisions of the Criminal Code, RSC 1985, c C-46 [“the...

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Re Shortt: ONCA Finds 6-Year Delay Discharging NCR Man to Appropriate Community Living Unconstitutional

In October, the Ontario Court of Appeal (“ONCA”) released its decision in Re Shortt, 2020 ONCA 651 [Shortt] requiring the Government to fund an appropriate community living placement for Mr....