One-Liners: Oral Judgments

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

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Confessions; Warrantless Entry

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

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One-Liners: Oral Judgments

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

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Torts: MVA’s

J.J. v. C.C.2016 ONCA 718 (37323)
Who, why, & what proportion, is there liability re range of issues leading to an MVA.

Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: Inmates

Canada v. Ewert2016 FCA 203 (37233)
How do psychological assessment tools apply to Aboriginal inmates.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: Disclosure

Awashish v. R., 2016 QCCA 1164 (37207)
What has to be disclosed.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: Contempt

R. v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2016 ABCA 326 (37360)
Was criminal contempt made out.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Construction Law: Labour & Materials Bonds

Valard Construction Ltd v. Bird Construction Company, 2016 ABCA 249 (37272)
Is the construction bond claimable.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Civil Procedure: Jurisdiction

Goldhar v. Haaretz.com, 2016 ONCA 515 (37202)
Is Ontario or Israel a more appropriate forum.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Bankruptcy & Insolvency: Doctrine of Equitable Subordination

U.S. Steel Canada Inc. (Re)2016 ONCA 662 (37284)
Does equitable subordination apply in CCAA.

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