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Criminal Law: Sexual Assault

R. v. George, 2016 SKCA 155 (37372) Judgment rendered April 28, 2017
Publication ban, in the context of “factually consensual” sex with a 14-year-old complainant.

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

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Criminal Law: Pre-Charge Delay

R. v. Hunt, 2016 NCLA 61 (37314) Judgment rendered April 27, 2017
Fraud case sent to trial; pre-charge delay not unconstitutional.

Posted: Thursday, May 04, 2017

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Labour Law in Québec: Mootness

Lajeunesse (Re) (37320) Judgment rendered April 21, 2017
Labour strike over; appeal moot.

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Civil Procedure: Civil Contempt; Self-Reps

Pintea v. Johns, 2016 ABCA 99 (37109) Judgment rendered April 21, 2017
Civil contempt requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt of actual knowledge.

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Criminal Law: Historical Sexual Offences

R. v. Savard, 2016 QCCA 380 (36908) Judgment rendered April 3, 2017
Convictions for sexual offences upheld (4:1).

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

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Insurance in Québec: Exclusions; Police Chases

Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company v. Émond, 2016 QCCA 161 (36919) Judgment rendered March 31, 2017
Civil Code art. 2402 applies only to indictable offences.

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Criminal Law: Role of Courts of Appeal

R. v. S.B., 2016 NLCA 20 (37042) Judgment rendered March 22, 2017
Courts of Appeal not to draw own conclusions re strength/significance of evidence.

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

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Criminal Law: Search Warrant Disclosure

R. v. McKay, 2016 BCCA 391 (37315)
What has to be disclosed re search warrants.
(Oral hearing ordered)

Posted: Friday, March 17, 2017

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Criminal Law: Sexual Assault Causing Bodily Harm

R. v. Olotu, 2016 SKCA 84 (37167) Judgment rendered Feb. 23, 2017
Conviction upheld, appeal dismissed; “substantially” for the reasons of Jackson. J.A., and no Beaudry error.

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

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Criminal Law: K.G.B. Statements

R. v. Brown, 2016 ABCA 192 (37153) Judgment rendered Feb. 21, 2017
K.G.B. statements herein admissible.

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