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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE ORDERING CANNABIS ONLINE

An informative piece explaining the law as it pertains to those who want to order Cannabis from online stores outside of Canada. You can legally order up to thirty (30) grams of Marijuana at a time from an online store.
Apr 22, 2020
Daniel A. Wolson
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Criminal Law

THE SEMINAL CASE OF R v JORDAN, AND HOW IT HAS EFFECTED CRIMINAL LAW

On July 8, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada released R v Jordan, 2016 SCC 27 [Jordan], a decision that fundamentally changed the framework that determines whether an accused has been tried within a reasonable time under s 11(b) of the Charter.
Jan 25, 2019
Daniel A. Wolson
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Criminal Law

CAN A DRUNK PERSON STILL CONSENT TO SEX

A look at what the criminal code and courts say about consent and a person's ability to give it.
Jan 18, 2019
Daniel A. Wolson
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Criminal Law

RETHINKING THE CONDITIONAL SENTENCE (HOUSE ARREST)

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently reversed a Bill that eliminated Conditional Sentence (House Arrest) as a sentencing option for certain crimes.
Daniel A. Wolson
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WHY MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES DONT WORK

An informative piece on why mandatory minimum sentences for various offences don’t work. They have been declared unconstitutional by Courts across the country, including the Supreme Court of Canada, to be contrary to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Daniel A. Wolson