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Issue Highlights

  • Drug Calls Admissible As Hearsay Evidence
  • Objectively Reasonable Honest Concerns Justified Entry On 911 Call
  • ‘Policing Is A Team Sport’: Officers Entitled To Rely On Information Of Others
  • Girlfriend’s Plea For Arrestee To Talk Did Not Render Confession Involuntary
  • Reasonable Suspicion Addresses Possibility, Not Probability, Of Uncovering Criminality
  • Share It. Don’t Wear It.
  • Illicit Drug Overdose Deaths In 2018
  • BC’s Top Court Explains Reasonable Suspicion
  • Requiring ID From Passenger & Taking Back To Police Car Resulted In Detention
  • No Detention Arising From DNA Canvas
  • Police Need Not Articulate Specific Offence At Time Of Arrest
  • Upcoming External Learning Opportunities

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 October 29, 2018