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Issue Highlights

  • CAPE 2018
  • No Automatic Right to Speak to Lawyer Again
  • Vague Child Welfare Concern Did Not Justify Entry
  • SFSTs Can Be Used in Regulatory 24-Hour Driving Prohibition
  • s.10(a) Has Both Temporal & Informational Elements
  • PPSC & The Decision to Prosecute
  • Facts - Figures - Footnotes
  • Illicit Drug Overdose Deaths in 2018
  • Legally Speaking: Fentanyl
  • Utterance Was Voluntary & Spontaneous: No s. 10(b) Charter Breach
  • Inducement By Itself Does Not Render Statement Involuntary
  • Facial Error Should Have Been Noticed: Warrant Invalidated
  • Police Need Not Exhaust All Investigative Avenues Before Making Arrest


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 June 21, 2018