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Toronto Van Attack
May 25, 2021

The Toronto Van Attack and Claiming “Not Criminally Responsible”

To make out the NCR defence, “the accused must establish either: (a) that he has a mental disorder that renders him incapable of appreciating the nature and quality of his act; or (b) that he has a mental disorder that renders him incapable of knowing that it was wrong.”
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January 25, 2021

Criminal Harassment & Uttering Threats Defences

Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about the various defences for crimes such as uttering threats, or criminal harassment.
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January 11, 2021

Assault: Sexual Assault Penalties

Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about the consequences of sexual assault charge convictions.
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January 4, 2021

Assault: Criminal Harassment Charges

Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about what criminal harassment means under the Criminal Code.
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November 30, 2020

Assault Charges: Assault with a Weapon

Richard Robertson, our articling student, defines assault with a weapon, and talks about how it differs from other charges of assault.
Assault Charges
November 24, 2020

Sentencing of Police Officer in Assault of Black Man

Perhaps you have been following the case of the young off-duty police officer, Constable Michael Theriault, who was charged and ultimately convicted of assaulting the young man now known to the public as Dafonte Miller.
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November 10, 2020

Assault: Strange Weapons Explained

Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about the stranger examples of "weapons" that he's seen in his experience.
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November 2, 2020

Assault: Criminal Harassment Penalties

Richard Robertson, our articling student, talks about the various penalties one can receive for charges of criminal harassment.
October 1, 2020

The Consequences of Being Charged with Sexual Assault in Peterborough

Being charged with any crime can be an overwhelming experience, being charged for an alleged offence that involves the inflicting of physical harm and or sexual impropriety can be life altering.