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How to Bail Someone Out Jail?

Being released on a reasonable bail is extremely important in ultimately determining how a criminal case unfolds. Remaining in custody until trial affects how a criminal case is heard and has severe implications on an accused person's life and relationships. Being...

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COVID-19 Bail Hearing Decisions

While the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice are being forced to adjust to the coronavirus pandemic by embracing the widespread use of telephone conference calls, video appearances and virtually courtrooms where all the participants are...

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Supreme Court Adds Life to 90-Day Reviews

    The Supreme Court of Canada in Myers, 2019 SCC 18, just added new life and purpose to the 90-day detention reviews. The real question will be how the Courts and various Crown Attorney Offices react. This could easily mean many more section 525 reviews to...

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What To Do If Denied Bail In Toronto

If you have been denied bail after being charged with a criminal offence, you may be wondering what happens next. In Toronto, the process for dealing with someone who has been ordered detained after a bail hearing can be complicated and daunting. This article will...

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Bail For Murder Charges in Toronto

Bail For Murder Charges in Toronto

In Toronto, bail is only granted in exceptional circumstances for those who have outstanding murder charges. In order to be considered for bail, you and your proposed sureties must meet certain conditions set out by the court. If you are unable to meet these conditions, you may be required to...

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Actual Cost of Sexual Assault Charges

Actual Cost of Sexual Assault Charges

Nobody wants to talk about the actual cost of sexual assault charges. Particularly when it comes to discussing the actual costs that serious sexual offences impose on the justice system. This is likely due, in part, to the fact that most people not involved in the criminal justice system don't...

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Drug Impaired Driving – The Best DRE Checklist

Drug Impaired Driving – The Best DRE Checklist

What Is a Drug Recognition Expert? A Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) is a police officer trained to scientifically identify if a person's ability to operate motor vehicle is drug impaired by or impaired by alcohol. They are scientifically trained to determine if a person is driving under the...

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