Category Archives: Criminal

Smoke and Mirrors? With Marihuana Legalization, Parliament Proposes to Drastically Expand Police Power

By: Dylan Finlay PDF Version: Smoke and Mirrors? With Marihuana Legalization, Parliament Proposes to Drastically Expand Police Power Legislation Commented On: Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other … Continue reading

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Order In the Skyways: A Comment on the Regulation of Drones

By: Lisa Silver PDF Version: Order In the Skyways: A Comment on the Regulation of Drones Case Commented On: R v Shah, 2017 ABQB 144 (CanLII) The increasing popularity of drones is attracting the attention of the regulatory process as municipalities, … Continue reading

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An Update on The Right to Trial Within a Reasonable Time

By: Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: An Update on The Right to Trial Within a Reasonable Time Cases Commented On: R v Lam, 2016 ABQB 489 (CanLII); R v Regan, 2016 ABQB 561 (CanLII); R v Lavoie, 2017 ABQB 66 (CanLII) It … Continue reading

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Criminal Negligence and the Reasonable Parent

By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: Criminal Negligence and the Reasonable Parent Case Commented on: R v Lovett, 2017 ABQB 46 (CanLII) In R v Lovett the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench added a new entry to the rapidly developing jurisprudence on … Continue reading

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When the Courts Close One Door, They May Open Many More: Maintenance Logs and the Potential Implications of an Appeal in R v Vallentgoed

By: Elliot Holzman  PDF Version:  When the Courts Close One Door, They May Open Many More: Maintenance Logs and the Potential Implications of an Appeal in R v Vallentgoed Case Commented On: R v Vallentgoed, 2016 ABCA 358 (CanLII) Following the recent … Continue reading

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