The extradition case of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou continues as the B.C. Supreme Court resumed hearing her lawyer’s arguments again.
An individual who has been convicted of a criminal offence can receive credit in their sentence for time served in jail before conviction. Section 719(3) of the Criminal Code gives judges the discretion to give credit for pretrial detention.
Recently, the federal government tabled Bill C-22 in the House of Commons, which contains important implications for sentencing.
The downside of virtual courtrooms - bad audio and video disruptions - may place the accused at a disadvantage.
Dos and don'ts in the event that you are in a car accident. This will help you avoid a lawsuit or criminal record on top of your damaged car.
For almost a year now Ontarians have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and an increased government presence that occurred in response.
Take note, in Ontario, drinking and boating can cost you your driver’s licence! Drinking and boating in Ontario triggers the same penalties as does drinking and driving.
You might be aware that there are numerous driving offences you can be charged with under Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act.
“Hard cases make bad law” is an old legal adage. “Hard cases” are those cases in which the facts are unusual and hadn’t been predicted by the existing laws.
Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about the definition of domestic assault and what a charge of domestic assault means.