Category: Charter of Rights & Freedoms


Protracted Immigration Detention and Compressed Proceedings: Habeas Corpus and Charter Claims in Brown v Canada (Public Safety)

In Brown v Canada (Public Safety), 2018 ONCA 14 [Brown], the Ontario Court of Appeal (“ONCA”) found that Alvin Brown’s rights not to be arbitrarily imprisoned or subjected to cruel and...

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A response to R v Boutilier and the Constitutionality of Indeterminate Sentences

The following post responds to Devon Kapoor’s earlier case comment, which can be found here. Mr. Kapoor’s insightful post discusses a central issue in R v Boutilier, 2017 SCC 64...