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Sexual Assault: Consent and the Requirements of Appellate Review

Sexual Assault: Consent and the Requirements of Appellate Review

By: Andrew Jensen – Windsor Law 23 R v G.F. 2021 Supreme Court of Canada In this case, two teenagers (“F” and “B”) were charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female during a camping trip. The issue at trial was whether the female, who had consumed alcohol, had consented to the sexual activities that were […]

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When do wiretaps turn into a Section 8 violation

When Do Wiretaps Turn Into a Section 8 Violation?

What are your Section 8 rights? By: Andrew Jensen – Windsor Law 23 Section 8 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides everyone in Canada the protection against unreasonable search and seizure. This right provides Canadians with their primary source of constitutionally enforced privacy rights and protects citizens against unjustified intrusions upon their privacy […]

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When an Impaired Charge Can be Pardoned

Few Canadians would be surprised to find out that being charged with impaired driving is not only serious but can carry severe consequences.  Despite this, impaired driving offences are one of the most common offences to be charged in the Criminal Code. Further, individuals who have been convicted of impaired driving can also apply for […]

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Criminal Conspiracy Charges and Why They Can be Complicated

Criminal conspiracy allegations are often complex. In many conspiracy cases the evidence is circumstantial, and for the accused to be found guilty, a number of key elements need to be proven. Below are some of the most important elements of the offence. Agreement of Parties In order to make out a criminal conspiracy, there needs […]

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Sharing Digital Images and How it Can Come Back to Bite You

What happens when you share an intimate picture of your ex-partner and it ends up going viral for the world to see?  Depending on whether or not you had permission to share it, you could end up facing serious consequences.  Sharing digital images that were believed to be private and are intimate is a serious […]

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What You Need To Know About Impaired Driving

If you are caught driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in the province of Ontario, you will be subjected to some of the toughest laws in North America.  Ontario takes great pride in its initiatives to reduce impaired driving.  In 2015, according to Statistics Canada, Ontario reported some of the lowest numbers of […]

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