One-Liners: Appeals

Civil Law: Acquisitive Prescription

Ostiguy v. Allie, 2017 SCC 22 (36694)
Acquisitive prescription applies without judicial application.

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Professions: Mandatory CPD

Green v. Law Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20 (36583)
Mandatory CPD still mandatory.

Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Insurance in Québec: Injury by Third Parties

Godbout v. Pagé, 2017 SCC 18 (36385) (36388)
Scope of Québec’s no-fault scheme for bodily injury by third parties.

Posted: Thursday, March 30, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Bail Pending Appeal

R. v. Oland, 2017 SCC 17 (36986)
Clarification of proper test to determine bail pending appeal.

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Confessions; Warrantless Entry

R. v. Paterson, 2017 SCC 15 (36472)
Confessions rule no application here; police entry not justified.


One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law/Securities: Trial by Jury

R. v. Peers, 2017 SCC 13 (36865), R. v. Aitkens, 2017 SCC 14 (36866)
Appellants not entitled to jury trials here.

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Drug Impaired

R. v. Bingley, 2017 SCC 12 (36610)
Voir dire not required in this case to decide expertise of drug recognition expert.


One-Liners: Appeals

Real Property/Civil Procedure: Adverse Possession; Inconsistent Use Doctrine; Evidentiary Gaps; Role of Trial Judges v. C.A.; Costs

Nelson (City) v. Mowatt, 2017 SCC 8 (36999)
Clarification re adverse possession; role of trial judges v. Courts of Appeal.

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Insurance: Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Sabean v. Portage La Prairie Mutual Insurance Co., 2017 SCC 7 (36575)
Future CPP disability payments not deductible from amounts payable by insurer.

Posted: Thursday, February 09, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Elections: “Small-Scale” Advertising; s.1 Requirements

B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2017 SCC 6 (36495)
“Small-scale” election advertising constitutionally valid.

Posted: Friday, January 27, 2017