Author: Steph Brown

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...

R v Morrison: Child Luring Provisions are Tested by the Supreme Court of Canada

Online communication platforms give people the tools to engage in meaningful and productive ways. They have also given predators the opportunity to connect with children without supervision, and the ability...

Breach of the Peace: ONCA Addresses Police Power to Arrest in Fleming v Ontario

Tensions can run high during political demonstrations, and police are often deployed to monitor the situation and prevent an escalating conflict.  In doing so, police have a common law power...