Police use sophisticated devices to detect and gather evidence against suspected impaired drivers. The government has designated various roadside breath devices and police station breath... Read More »
A man can be charged, jailed, and prosecuted based solely on the words of his accuser. In the absence of any corroborating evidence, the police will still often lay a charge where a domestic... Read More »
We generally do not allow the police or other agents of the government to force citizens to incriminate themselves. Forcing someone to give evidence against himself triggers an abhorrence in a free... Read More »
The client was accused of driving a motor vehicle while his ability to do so was impaired by alcohol after police responded to a call regarding a motor vehicle accident. The attending police... Read More »
Successfully defending against charges of impaired driving and refusing to provide a breath sample, or any drinking and driving charge, often requires surgical precision. The Crown need only prove... Read More »
Justice delayed is justice denied. It isn’t just a catchy phrase uttered by fictional attorneys on U.S. legal dramas. When you’re faced with criminal charges, it aptly describes the grueling months... Read More »
Getting released on bail can be difficult when you are facing very serious charges. It’s even more difficult when you are charged with committing serious crimes while you are already on bail for... Read More »
The most confident eye witness can be wrong when they identity someone as the person who committed a crime. The history of our criminal courts is littered with wrongful convictions of men and women... Read More »
The client was found not guilty by unanimous jury verdict in a matter which spanned over two years. When a charge of possession of the proceeds of crime is laid, the allegations are usually that... Read More »
When someone is charged with "simple" possession of cocaine or marihuana, the presumption is that the drug is possessed for personal use. This is still illegal under the current regime of drug... Read More »