On Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decisions in R. v. Ramelson, Jaffer, Haniffa and Dare. At issue is the test for entrapment.
On Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decision in Transportation Safety Board of Canada v. Kathleen Carroll-Byrne, et al. At issue is the test to apply to determine whether to order production of a plane’s black box cockpit recording.
On Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decision in Yves Des Groseillers, et al. v. Agence du revenu du Québec. At issue are the tax implications of donating stock options to a registered charity.
On Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decision in Nova Chemicals Corporation v. Dow Chemical Company, et al. At issue is how to calculate damages for patent infringement.
On Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decision in Peace River Hydro Partners, et al. v. Petrowest Corporation, et al. At issue is whether a receiver in bankruptcy is bound by mandatory arbitration clauses.
1. On Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decision in R. v. Sharma. At issue is the constitutionality of provisions that restrict the availability of conditional sentences (aka house arrest) for serious crimes (e.g., importing drugs).
1. R. v. Nahanee is out Thursday, Oct. 27. The Court will rule on when a trial judge can exceed the sentence proposed by the Crown.
2. R. v. Ndhlovu is out on Friday, Oct. 28 and is about the constitutionality of sex offender registry legislation.
Annapolis Group Inc. v. Halifax Regional Municipality is out this Friday. At issue is the test for de facto expropriation by virtue of a municipality encouraging the public to use certain lands as a public park but not providing any compensation to the landowner.