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The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Conférence des juges de paix magistrats du Québec v. Quebec (Attorney General), 2016 SCC 39, regarding whether legislation infringes constitutional guarantee of judicial independence. If so, whether infringement is justifiable. The SCC allowed the appeal in part. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for two of the Interveners.
The Supreme Court of Canada heard the appeal in R. v. Oland, 2015 NBQB 246. Regarding what is a proper test for determining release pending appeal under s. 679(3) of the Criminal Code? Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Appellant and one of the interveners.
The Supreme Court of Canada heard the appeal in R. v. Rowson, 2015 ABCA 354, regarding whether breath sample evidence ought to be excluded because it was obtained in violation of the accused’s rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Appellant.