One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Bail Pending Appeal

R. v. Oland, 2017 SCC 17 (36986)
Clarification of proper test to determine bail pending appeal.

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Confessions; Warrantless Entry

R. v. Paterson, 2017 SCC 15 (36472)
Confessions rule no application here; police entry not justified.

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One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law/Securities: Trial by Jury

R. v. Peers, 2017 SCC 13 (36865), R. v. Aitkens, 2017 SCC 14 (36866)
Appellants not entitled to jury trials here.

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Drug Impaired

R. v. Bingley, 2017 SCC 12 (36610)
Voir dire not required in this case to decide expertise of drug recognition expert.

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One-Liners: Appeals

Real Property/Civil Procedure: Adverse Possession; Inconsistent Use Doctrine; Evidentiary Gaps; Role of Trial Judges v. C.A.; Costs

Nelson (City) v. Mowatt, 2017 SCC 8 (36999)
Clarification re adverse possession; role of trial judges v. Courts of Appeal.

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Insurance: Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Sabean v. Portage La Prairie Mutual Insurance Co., 2017 SCC 7 (36575)
Future CPP disability payments not deductible from amounts payable by insurer.

Posted: Thursday, February 09, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Elections: “Small-Scale” Advertising; s.1 Requirements

B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2017 SCC 6 (36495)
“Small-scale” election advertising constitutionally valid.

Posted: Friday, January 27, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Constitutional/Administrative Law: Charter Damages; Judicial Review

Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator, 2017 SCC 1 (36167)
Judicial review more effective remedy than Charter damages here.

Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Contracts/Tax Rectification

Canada (Attorney General) v. Fairmont Hotels Inc., 2016 SCC 56 (36606)
Clarification when equitable remedy of rectification is available.

Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Contracts in Québec/Tax: Amendments

Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2016 SCC 55 (36505)
When can (and when not) a written/oral contract be amended.

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