Category: Charter Breaches

M2.2

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...

Marakah

Return to Sender: Reasonable Expectations of Privacy in R v Marakah

How private are your private messages? Can the police read the texts you send to others? This post explores R v Marakah, 2017 SCC 59, in which the Supreme Court of...

Time

R v Boutilier: The Dangerous Offender Regime and the Spectre of Indeterminate Sentences

On December 21st, 2017, the Supreme Court released its decision in R v Boutilier, 2017 SCC 64 [Boutilier], which deals with a constitutional challenge to the dangerous offender scheme in...