The Intoxication Defence In Sexual Assault

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision regarding the intoxication defence in assault cases has sparked a public outcry after media coverage on the case. CP24 headlines read that “intoxication can now be used as a defence in sexual assault and violent crimes...

What is a Peace Bond?

One of the first questions a client asks when charged with a criminal offence is if there is any way that they could “get” a peace bond. Of course, in some cases and in most cases of domestic assault, the peace bond is a positive outcome. The charge is withdrawn. The...
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