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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) : Dans une affaire où l’accusé, inculpé de meurtre au second degré, a obtenu un arrêt des procédures, le tribunal a retenu notamment que l’absence de disponibilité d’un enquêteur pour soutenir l’avocat de la poursuite dans la gestion des témoins et assurer la conservation des pièces à la . . . [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 tribunal rejette les demandes de contrôle judiciaire dans un dossier de conduite avec les facultés affaiblies où la poursuite conteste la décision interlocutoire du juge lui ayant ordonné la communication de certains éléments de preuve relatifs à l’alcootest; c’est avec raison que le juge d’instance a . . . [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

Criminal Law: Bail

R. v. Antic, 2017 SCC 27 (36783)

The “ladder principle”, codified in s. 515(3) of the Code, requires imposition of the least onerous form of release . . . [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 manifestante du mouvement Femen arrêtée lors de festivités du Grand Prix de Montréal se déroulant sur la rue Crescent en juin 2015 est acquittée sous l’accusation d’avoir troublé la paix en vertu de l’article 175 (1) a) (i) C.Cr.; en outre, l’expression vocale des messages scandés . . . [more]

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Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal.

Garrioch v Sonex Construction Ltd., 2017 ABCA 105

AREAS OF LAW:   Torts; Motor vehicle accident; Vicarious liability; Consent of owner

~ Under s. 187 of the Traffic Safety Act, a vehicle owner’s vicarious liability extends only to the person to whom the owner gives consent to possess the vehicle. The owner is not vicariously liable for the actions of any third party to whom that person might then . . . [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.

PROFESSIONS : La bâtonnière du Barreau du Québec échoue en appel du jugement de la Cour supérieure ayant rejeté son recours en nullité d’une décision du Comité d’accès à la profession qui avait déclaré l’intimé admissible à l’inscription au tableau de l’Ordre

Intitulé : Synnott c. Émond, 2017 QCCA 676 . . . [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.

CONSTITUTIONNEL (DROIT) : La Constitution du Canada n’autorise pas la mise en place d’une réglementation pancanadienne des valeurs mobilières sous la gouverne d’un organisme unique selon le modèle prévu par la plus récente publication du Protocole d’accord concernant le régime coopératif de réglementation des marchés des capitaux.

Intitulé :  . . . [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) : 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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