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Issue Highlights

  • Canada’s Homicide Rate Rises
  • Co-Habitant Cannot Waive Privacy Interest in Computer
  • Investigative Detention Must Be ‘Brief’: 80 Minute Detention Arbitrary
  • No s. 10(b) Breach in Un-Elicited & Spontaneous Incriminating Statement
  • Throwing Keys Away Abandons Privacy Interest: No s. 8 Breach
  • Reasonable Grounds Not To Be Subject To Piecemeal Analysis
  • Criminal Code Search Warrants OK Even Though Income Tax Act Warrant Available
  • Police Must Turn Their Minds To Specifics When Delaying Access To Counsel
  • Adoption Of Paragraphs Written In Third Person OK: ITO Valid
  • Entrapment Test Need Only Reasonable Suspicion, Not Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt
  • Crown Must Prove Beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Youth Not Detained

Unless otherwise noted all articles are authored by Mike Novakowski, MA, LLM. The articles contained herein are provided for information purposes only and are not to be construed as legal or other professional advice. The opinions expressed herein are not necessarily the opinions of the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

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Last updated January 9, 2019