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Issue Highlights

  • Sufficient Information Remained In Excised ITO: Warrant Valid
  • Entry Into Parking Garage Did Not Breach Privacy But Hallway Entry Did
  • Evidence Inadmissible Due To 3-Hour Delay In Facilitating Counsel
  • No-Knock Entry Justified: Evidence Admissible
  • Residential Entry Lawful Due To Safety Concerns
  • Police Area-Entry Search Justified At Common Law
  • IIO Determines What ‘Cooperate Fully’ Means During Investigation
  • Telling Truth In Response To Spontaneous Question Did Not Elicit Statement
  • DRE Demand Did Not Trigger The Right To Re-Consult Counsel
  • Occupant Detained When Isolated & Questioned During Search Warrant

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 February 25, 2020