Time Served in Criminal Sentences and COVID-19

Published On: Mar 27,2020


In Regina v. Kandhai, 2020 ONSC 1611, the accused pled guilty to possession of a prohibited firearm with accessible ammunition and breach of a s.109 firearms prohibition. The COVID-19 pandemic led the judge to bring the matter forward.

The court observed that jail
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The Issue of Self Defence in the Context of Jury Charges

Published On: Mar 11,2020

The Ontario Court of Appeal considered issue of self-defence in Canada in the context of jury instructions. In Regina v. Khill, 2020 ONCA 151, the Ontario Court of Appeal set aside the accused’s acquittal on a charge of second-degree murder.  During the trial, the accused gave evidence
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