One-Liners: Appeals

Contracts/Arbitration/Natural Resources: Standard of Review

Teal Cedar Products Ltd. v. British Columbia, 2017 SCC 32 (36595)
Standard of review — reasonableness — for commercial arbitration.

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Doubling-down on Jordan

R. v. Cody, 2017 SCC 31 (37310)
S.C.C. doubles-down on Jordan delay principles.

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: Search & Seizure; Right to Counsel

R. v. Patrick, 2017 BCCA 57 (37514)
Is evidence admissible; & was there right to counsel. (Oral hearing ordered)

Posted: Friday, June 16, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Human Rights: Drug Dependency

Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp., 2017 SCC 30 (36636)
What constitutes workplace disability discrimination.


One-Liners: Appeals

Professions in Québec: Legal Fees; Prescription

Pellerin Savitz LLP v. Guindon, 2017 SCC 29 (36915)
Clarification of prescription principles in Québec.

Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: Failure to Stop at the Scene

R. v. Seipp, 2017 BCCA 54 (37513)
When should there be conviction for failure to stop at the scene.

Posted: Friday, June 09, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Torts: Proving Mental Injury

Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28 (36703)
A recognizable psychiatric illness not required to recover for mental injury.

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Municipal Law in Québec: By-Laws

2646-8926 Québec inc. v. Lorraine (Town of), 2016 QCCA 1803 (37381)
Validity of municipal conservation by-laws.

Posted: Friday, June 02, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Bail

R. v. Antic, 2017 SCC 27 (36783)
Clarification of proper approach to applying Criminal Code bail provisions.


One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: Victim Surcharge

Boudreault v. R., 2016 QCCA 1907 (37427)
Are victim surcharges constitutional.

Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017