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Const. James Forcillo sentenced to 6 years in prison for shooting death of Sammy Yatim

James Forcillo committed an “egregious breach of trust ... The appeal judge, Justice Eileen Gillese, said she would make her decision about bail by Friday morning. Mike McCormack, president of the Tor... read more

Crown will consider appeal in Barrett child pornography case

Crown prosecutor ... the Crown’s case. Barrett’s lawyer, Mark Gruchy, had argued the use of the battering ram was also a breach of his client’s rights, but Khaladkar disagreed, saying police had follo... read more

Christie Blatchford: Ex-cop's impartiality as expert witness questioned as gas plants trial begins

A 2017 case called R v McManus from the Ontario Court of Appeal suggests that while police ... the judge, who has promised a decision next Wednesday, that “your ruling is important in terms of the cas... read more

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Smell of alcohol made officer's breath demand reasonable, Appeal Court rules

TORONTO — A police ... The prosecution appealed to Superior Court, which earlier this year sided with Knott's reasoning and upheld the acquittal, prompting the Crown to turn to the province's highest ... read more

Supreme Court strikes at mandatory-minimum sentences

They said proceeding summarily gives prosecutors discretion ... s judgment stems from the appeals of lower court rulings in two separate gun crime cases. The primary case was that of Hussein Nur, 19, ... read more

US$2.6-Billion Fraud Judgment Awarded Against Former Sino-Forest CEO

In March 2014, the SFC Litigation Trust commenced an action in the Ontario Superior Court against Chan for orchestrating the fraud in breach of the fiduciary duties he owed the company. Chan obtained ... read more

Smell of alcohol enough for breath sample: Court

Further tests at the police station showed him to be well over the legal limit. At trial before Ontario court Judge ... Appeal agreed to hear the case because the lower court justice was “clearly wron... read more

Cellphones: No password, no protection

A ruling from the Ontario Court of Appeal has found that, if you are under arrest, it is lawful for police to rummage ... search warrant,” the judge wrote. While Susan Chapman at the Criminal Lawyers’ ... read more

Christy Natsis asks appeal court to quash drunk driving conviction, seeks bail

Offenders are typically given statutory release after serving two-thirds of their sentence, or in Natsis’s case, 26 days. Natsis alleges that the judge’s decision to rely on the evidence of the prosec... read more

Mountie guilty of breach of trust avoids jail time — again — after Crown appeals house arrest sentence

A former Wood Buffalo RCMP drug dog handler convicted of breach of trust managed to avoid jail time — again — after prosecutors unsuccessfully appealed a judge’s decision giving him ... to accessing a ... read more

Timeline: Jian Ghomeshi sex assault scandal

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 — Toronto police appeal ... Crown prosecutors dropped two of seven sexual assault charges against Jian Ghomeshi. Two trial dates have been set for February and June of 2016. The ... read more

Ex-immigration officer gets bail pending appeal of sexual assault, breach of trust charges

was convicted by a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge in April on charges of sexual assault, extortion and breach ... of trust. The bail order says Willis must surrender himself into custody the day befo... read more

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