Tagged: Constitutional law


The Reasonableness of Extradition Assurances Against Torture in India v Badesha

In India v Badesha, 2017 SCC 44 [Badesha] the Supreme Court of Canada (“the Court”) weighed in on the extradition of two Canadian citizens charged in India for conspiracy to...


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...


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...