Ottawa Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Defence

What challenging witness credibility can entail

Driving Offences

The realities of being charged with texting and driving

Announcements

Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter Named One of Top Criminal Boutiques in Canada

Sentencing

Understanding mitigating and aggravating factors

Youth

Theft online or in person has serious penalties

Drug Offences

La défense de contrainte

Murder

Charging the Jury on Multiple Defences in a Murder Case

Drug Offences

The Defence of Duress

Sexual Assault

Defending a Sexual Assault Case With Multiple Complainants: Severance

Sexual Assault

The Defence of Non-Sexual Touching in Sexual Assault cases

Sentencing

Factors that increase, decrease criminal sentences

Charter Of Rights And Freedoms, Drug Offences

Search of Cellphone Located Near Drugs Held to be Unlawful