The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered a new trial on unlawful act manslaughter for an Ontario man charged in Alberta in the death of a woman who bled to death in a hotel bathtub.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear three criminal appeals this week, in its last week of hearings until the Court resumes in September.
On Thursday the Supreme Court of Canada posted a photo to its Twitter page showing the high court judges surrounding Justice Clément Gascon leaving the Supreme Court’s courtroom for the last time.
Persons accused of provincial offences in British Columbia have a right to be tried in the official language of their choice, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today in a decision that will allow a francophone to be tried in French after he was charged under B.C.’s Motor Vehicle Act.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear four appeals this week, three civil and one criminal.
When the federal government introduced legislation in March to streamline pardons for simple cannabis possession, Canada’s criminal bar had two reactions.
Superior courts in Canada have jurisdiction in habeas corpus applications where immigration detainees have endured lengthy and indeterminate detentions, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today in an appeal by the Ministry of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.
A cleaner who had a franchise agreement with a cleaning company was an employee and not an independent contractor pursuant to Quebec’s Act Respecting Collective Agreement Decrees, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today in a 6-3 decision.
Digital tools to use in discovery have been evolving over the past decade or so, from glorified Excel databases to very technically sophisticated software.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear four appeals this week, one constitutional and three criminal.