Criminal

Quebec prosecution of police informant was not ‘secret trial,’ SCC finds

Quebec prosecution of police informant was not ‘secret trial,’ SCC finds

Decision clarifies dynamic between open court principle and informant privilege

SCC confirms accused's 'twin myth' evidence inadmissible in sexual assault case

SCC confirms accused's 'twin myth' evidence inadmissible in sexual assault case

Criminal law prohibits using complainant's past sexual activity to support certain conclusions

SCC confirms manslaughter convictions in case about proper jury instructions on causation

SCC confirms manslaughter convictions in case about proper jury instructions on causation

Decision was split, with two justices in dissent

SCC orders retrial for man not informed of his right to French language trial

SCC orders retrial for man not informed of his right to French language trial

Court clarifies how appellate courts assess breaches of right to trial in official language of choice

BC introduces police reform legislation aimed at enhancing oversight and governance

BC introduces police reform legislation aimed at enhancing oversight and governance

The changes are part of a broader initiative to address systemic issues within the police

Ottawa announces move to modernize the military justice system

Ottawa announces move to modernize the military justice system

Proposed legislation seeks to implement recommendations from former Supreme Court justices