Category Archives: Criminal

The Creation of Community “Space” in Sentencing in R v Saretzky

By: Lisa Silver PDF Version: The Creation of Community “Space” in Sentencing in R v Saretzky Case Commented On: R v Saretzky, 2017 ABQB 496 (CanLII) The Saretzky case will live in infamy as a disturbing crime that defies description and … Continue reading

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R v Acera: Responding to the Call to Action in Jordan Via Detention Review Hearings

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: R v Acera: Responding to the Call to Action in Jordan Via Detention Review Hearings Case Commented On: R v Acera, 2017 ABQB 470 (CanLII) In R v Acera, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench reviewed … Continue reading

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All the Pieces Matter: Organized Crime, Wiretaps and Section 8 of the Charter

By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: All the Pieces Matter: Organized Crime, Wiretaps and Section 8 of the Charter Case Commented On: R v Amer, 2017 ABQB 481 (CanLII) Det. Freamon: “Non-pertinent”? How do you log that non-pertinent? Det. Pryzbylewski: No … Continue reading

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Unpacking R v Barton

By: Lisa A. Silver PDF Version: Unpacking R v Barton Case Commented On: R v Barton, 2017 ABCA 216 (CanLII)  R v Barton is a bold and intrepid decision. It is not so much a lengthy decision as it is densely … Continue reading

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“Beyond This Court’s Capacity”: Habeas Corpus Hearings Restricted to Liberty Remedies Only

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: “Beyond This Court’s Capacity”: Habeas Corpus Hearings Restricted to Liberty Remedies Only Case Commented On: McCargar v Canada, 2017 ABQB 416 (CanLII) On May 5, 2017, Mr. McCargar, currently a federal prison inmate, filed a joint … Continue reading

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