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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Contrairement à l’infraction codifiée à l’article 255 (3) C.Cr., où le législateur exige la preuve du lien causal entre les capacités affaiblies et la mort d’une tierce personne, en vertu de l’article 255 (3.1) C.Cr., le lien à faire se situe 1) entre l’accusé et la cause . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

On one Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe. It’s a summary of all appeals and leaves to appeal granted, so you know what the S.C.C. will soon be dealing with (Mar. 17, 2017 to April 20, 2017 inclusive).

Appeals

Professions: Costs Against Lawyers Personally

Québec (Criminal and Penal Prosecutions) v. Jodoin, 2017 SCC 26 (36539)

The courts’ power to award costs against a lawyer personally is not limited . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Un arrêt des procédures est ordonné dans le cas de l’accusé, compte tenu du délai déraisonnable écoulé avant qu’il ne subisse son deuxième procès pour meurtre au premier degré et tentative de meurtre; en outre, le tribunal rend la poursuite imputable du délai découlant de son retard . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Même si le délai excède le plafond présumé de 30 mois établi dans R. c. Jordan (C.S. Can., 2016-07-08), 2016 CSC 27, SOQUIJ AZ-51302609, 2016EXP-2173, J.E. 2016-1212, [2016] 1 R.C.S. 631, il y a lieu d’appliquer la mesure transitoire exceptionnelle et de refuser de prononcer un arrêt . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Un arrêt des procédures est prononcé dans le cas de l’accusé, inculpé du meurtre au second degré de sa conjointe, en août 2012, compte tenu du délai déraisonnable qui s’est écoulé avant qu’il ne subisse son procès.

Intitulé : R. c. Thanabalasingham, 2017 QCCS 1271 *
Juridiction . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Le jugement de la Cour du Québec ayant assujetti le requérant à une peine pour adulte sous les 3 accusations de meurtre au premier degré et les 3 accusations de complot pour meurtre sous lesquelles il a plaidé coupable et l’ayant condamné à un emprisonnement à perpétuité . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

On one Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe. It’s a summary of all appeals and leaves to appeal granted, so you know what the S.C.C. will soon be dealing with (Mar. 17, 2017 to April 20, 2017 inclusive).

Appeals

Civil Law: Acquisitive Prescription

Ostiguy v. Allie, 2017 SCC 22 (36694)

The Code of Québec has not changed the process of acquisitive prescription, which may be set up against . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) La juge de première instance a commis une erreur en faisant reposer l’abus des procédures sur l’atteinte à l’équité du procès en raison de la simple substitution des accusations portées contre l’intimée; il y a lieu d’ordonner la tenue d’un nouveau procès.

Intitulé : R. c. Dumont-Chamberland, 2017 . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : La technique utilisée par la Gendarmerie royale du Canada pour obtenir des aveux de l’accusé, inculpé à l’issue de l’enquête d’avoir tenté de quitter le Canada pour la Syrie en vue d’intégrer l’organisation terroriste État islamiste en vertu de l’article 83.18 (1) C.Cr., est une opération de . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Une infraction qui ne comporte pas de négligence au sein de ses éléments essentiels mais dont les effets sont semblables aux effets d’une conduite négligente est visée par l’article 752 sévices graves à la personne a) (ii) C.Cr.

Intitulé : R. c. Viens, 2017 QCCA 377
Juridiction . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

PÉNAL (DROIT) : Inculpé de conduite avec les facultés affaiblies, l’accusé échoue à obtenir un arrêt des procédures à la lumière du cadre d’analyse de R. c. Jordan (C.S. Can., 2016-07-08), 2016 CSC 27, SOQUIJ AZ-51302609, 2016EXP-2173, J.E. 2016-1212; en effet, la poursuite a démontré que le délai écoulé était . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

On one Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe. It’s a summary of all appeals and leaves to appeal granted, so you know what the S.C.C. will soon be dealing with (Feb. 24 – Mar. 16, 2017 inclusive).

Appeals

Criminal Law/Securities: Trial by Jury

R. v. Peers, 2017 SCC 13 (36865), R. v. Aitkens, 2017 SCC 14 (36866)

These are two separate appeals. The S.C.C. . . . [more]

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