Category Archives: Constitutional

The Deductibility of Legal Fees Incurred in Child Support Proceedings and Section 15 of the Charter

By: Kyle Gardiner  PDF Version:The Deductibility of Legal Fees Incurred in Child Support Proceedings and Section 15 of the Charter Case commented on: Grenon v. Canada, 2016 FCA 4 (CanLII), leave to appeal dismissed, 2016 CanLII 41074 (SCC) On June … Continue reading

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Justice In a Timely Manner: The New Framework for Trial Within a Reasonable Time

By: Drew Yewchuk  PDF Version: Justice In a Timely Manner: The New Framework for Trial Within a Reasonable Time Cases Commented On: R v Jordan, 2016 SCC 27 (CanLII); R v Williamson, 2016 SCC 28 (CanLII) I recently posted a comment … Continue reading

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The Forest of Delays

By: Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: The Forest of Delays Case Commented On: R v Vassell, 2016 SCC 26 (CanLII) Section 11(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, guarantees that any person charged with an offence has the right to be … Continue reading

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On the Charter, Freedom of Expression, and Scientific Research

By: Stephen Armstrong PDF Version: On the Charter, Freedom of Expression, and Scientific Research Provision Commented On: Section 2(b), Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Part I of the Constitution Act, 1982, being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (UK), … Continue reading

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Access to Justice in Criminal Law

By: Alice Woolley PDF Version: Access to Justice in Criminal Law Case Commented On: R. v Moodie, 2016 ONSC 3469 (CanLII) The Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees everyone the right to retain and instruct counsel on arrest or detention. What … Continue reading

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