Keeping Up Is Hard to Do:
A Trial Judge’s Reading Blog

SENTENCING-THE PRINCIPLE OF RESTRAINT

R. v. Francis, 2022 ONCA 729, October 25, 2022, at paragraph 80: This court has repeatedly emphasized the critical role that the principle of restraint plays when sentencing a youthful,

SECTION 24(2) OF THE CHARTER

In R. v. White, 2022 NSCA 61, October 19, 2022, the police responded to a motor vehicle accident. They received information that there was a firearm in one of the

REASONABLE APPREHENSION OF BIAS

In Tucker v. R., 2022 NBCA 59, October 13, 2022, the accused was convicted of a number of offences and sentenced to a period of imprisonment.  He appealed from sentence,

SECTION 276 OF THE CRIMINAL CODE

In R. v. O.F., 2022 ONCA 679, October 13, 2022, the accused was convicted of sexually assaulting his girlfriend’s 18-year-old daughter, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code. At the