One-Liners: Oral Judgments

Criminal Law: DNA Evidence

R. v. Awer, 2016 ABCA 128 (37021) Judgment rendered Jan. 19, 2017
DNA evidence not appropriately dealt with at trial; new trial ordered.

Posted: Friday, January 27, 2017

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Labour Law: Collective Barganing

British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v. British Columbia, 2015 BCCA 184 (36500) Judgment rendered Nov. 10, 2016
Trial judge’s finding that B.C. failed to consult in good faith upheld.

 

Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016

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Contracts: Arbitration

Urban Communications Inc. v. BCNET Networking Society, 2015 BCCA 297 (36639) Judgment rendered Nov. 3, 2016
Arbitrator’s decision, re exercise of options in a contract, upheld.

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Criminal Law: Sexual Offences

R. v. C.K-D., 2016 SCC 41 (36877) Judgment rendered Oct. 18, 2016
What are appropriate jury instructions re a child victim of sexual offences.

 

Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Criminal Law: Driving Offences; Arbitrary Detention; Right to Counsel

R. v. Rowson, 2016 SCC 40 (36777) Judgment rendered Oct. 17, 2016
Driving offences convictions upheld by a split C.A. and a split S.C.C.

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Criminal Law: Tracking; Parties to an Offence

R. v. Knapczyk, 2016 SCC 10 (36612) (36613) Judgment rendered Mar. 23, 2016
C.A. reversal of acquittal upheld by S.C.C.

Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2016

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Criminal Law: Arbitrary Detention; Exclusion of Evidence

R. v. Gagnon, 2016 SCC 6 (36581)
Police evidence from a private driveway encounter not excluded.

Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016

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Criminal Law: (Alleged) Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

R. v. Meer2016 SCC 5 (36448) Judgment rendered Jan. 22, 2016
No miscarriage of justice in this case.

Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Criminal Law: Sexual Assault

R. v. Spicer, 2016 SCC 3 (36532) Judgment rendered Jan. 18, 2016
Publication ban, re defence of mistaken belief.

Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2016

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Criminal Law: Hearsay; Confirmatory Evidence

R. v. Seruhungo, 2016 SCC 2 (36523) Judgment rendered Jan. 18, 2016
Appeal allowed (3:2), acquittal restored.

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