Criminal

Excessive speeding, even momentarily, can be departure from reasonable standard of care: SCC

Excessive speeding, even momentarily, can be departure from reasonable standard of care: SCC

On appeal as of right, majority finds trial judge’s focus on momentariness of speeding was an error in law

COVID-19 court closures forcing long-overdue use of technology, say lawyers

COVID-19 court closures forcing long-overdue use of technology, say lawyers

Courts are implementing video and telephone conferencing as well as remote filing

Ceilings set in Jordan don’t apply to verdict deliberation time, SCC rules

Ceilings set in Jordan don’t apply to verdict deliberation time, SCC rules

Jordan ceilings apply from date of charge until actual or anticipated end of evidence and argument

Amnesty International: Canada should rally behind ICC’s prosecution of Israeli war crimes

Amnesty International: Canada should rally behind ICC’s prosecution of Israeli war crimes

ICC prosecutor sought jurisdiction to investigate incidents in Gaza and West Bank

Feds introduce legislation to ban ‘conversion therapy’

Feds introduce legislation to ban ‘conversion therapy’

New bill would introduce five new hybrid offences to Criminal Code

Proposed changes to Criminal Code provisions for medical assistance in dying will expand access

Proposed changes to Criminal Code provisions for medical assistance in dying will expand access

Government’s changes include repealing reasonable foreseeability of natural death criterion