December 1, 2020
Imagine you find yourself being arrested for revenge porn. How did you get here? And where will you go from here?
September 3, 2020
The use of social media leading to run-ins with the law demonstrates how even though you are talking behind a screen, you are still responsible for your actions. It’s common for social media users to say or send a lot of things they usually wouldn’t in real life. There is a false perception that whatever you say online, it can’t be traced or used against you.
August 31, 2020
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, discusses the penalties and defences to the charge of distribution of intimate images.
August 29, 2020
The use of texts and emails in sexual assault trials demonstrates how important these forms of communication can be in trials that often depend on the credibility of the witnesses.
May 24, 2020
Imagine one day the police are at your door with a warrant. A Justice of the Peace has authorized law enforcement to search your house and seize all electronic devices capable of connecting to the internet. You're questioned and then quickly placed under arrest for possession and transmission of child pornography.
May 3, 2020
Under section 163.1 of the Criminal Code of Canada it is illegal for any person to create, possess, publish, distribute, and or transmit any photos, films, or other visual representations that depict those under the age of 18 years of age engaging in sexually explicit acts.
March 11, 2020
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, briefly explains the penalties for child pornography charges.