Discharging Child Support Arrears

Discharging Child Support Arrears

On Friday, June 4, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in Felice Colucci v. Lina Colucci. This is a rare family law appeal and at issue are the factors that judges should consider when exercising their discretion to discharge child support arrears.

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Open Court Principle & Removing Exhibits

Open Court Principle & Removing Exhibits

On Friday, May 28, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in MédiaQMI inc. c. Magdi Kamel, et al. At issue is the right of a party to remove exhibits from the court record and the ability of a media company to prevent a party from doing so based on the open court principle.

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Constitutional Right to Appeal

Constitutional Right to Appeal

On Friday, May 7, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in R v CP. At issue is whether a provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, which bars automatic appeals to the SCC on the basis of a dissent at the Court of Appeal, infringes s. 7 or s. 15 of the Charter.

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