Criminal

Prisoner's health not a factor in request for release pending appeal: Alberta Court of Appeal

Prisoner's health not a factor in request for release pending appeal: Alberta Court of Appeal

Accused was terminally ill, feared he would not be alive when appeal was heard

Osgoode Hall law students make their case before the Supreme Court of Canada

Osgoode Hall law students make their case before the Supreme Court of Canada

Eight students in the Community & Legal Aid Services Program assist in preparing intervenor argument

More than half of Canadians don’t know the legal definition of sexual consent: study

More than half of Canadians don’t know the legal definition of sexual consent: study

Canada 'desperately' needs to learn about consent: Canadian Women's Foundation president

Search of passenger's backpack in impounded vehicle breached charter: NS Court of Appeal

Search of passenger's backpack in impounded vehicle breached charter: NS Court of Appeal

Illicit substance found in bag not admissible in court; passenger acquitted of charges

Apologetic text messages key to sexual assault conviction: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

Apologetic text messages key to sexual assault conviction: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

Reasonable for trial court to use messages in consideration of complainant's credibility

BC's top court allows not criminally responsible due to mental disorder defence on murder appeal

BC's top court allows not criminally responsible due to mental disorder defence on murder appeal

Two psychiatric reports disagreed about whether drugs caused disorder, new evidence admitted