Category Archives: Supreme Court of Canada

Slim’s Criminal Law News July 28 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Supreme Court of Canada says military’s no-juries justice system constitutional

OTTAWA — Military members accused of serious offences under military law do not have a constitutional right to jury trials, the Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News July 26 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The glaring omission on the Supreme Court

Heidi Matthews: If we’re going to take reconciliation seriously, Canadian law needs to change, and it needs to start at the top

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 12

SCC says police can search cell phone incident to arrest

Top court’s ruling on cellphone searches by police worries CBC readers

CBC News readers voiced their concerns about privacy infringement and possible abuse after Canada’s top court allowed police to search people’s cellphones upon arrest under strict conditions.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 11

Another step in the erosion of the right to privacy?

Cellphone searches upon arrest allowed by Canada’s top court

Police searches of the cellphones in possession of people they are arresting are constitutional as long as they relate directly to the arrest and police keep detailed notes, Canada’s top court said today.

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