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Lawyers In Lockdown

Recently, two Toronto criminal lawyers have learned the hard way to walk in their clients’ shoes. Each was charged with serious criminal offences, and subjected to the humiliation of an arrest,…

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Sexual Assault Cases

There has been much discussion in the media recently, as a result of the trial of Jian Ghomeshi, about whether further limits should be placed on the cross-examination of complainants by…

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The Forcillo Verdict

The jury rendered an unusual verdict in the trial of police constable James Forcillo. But was it a just verdict? It was. Most people know the facts: Sammy Yatim, a troubled…

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In the years since 9/11, the United States has made it far more difficult to enter the United States. Individuals facing criminal charges have to be particularly aware of this, especially…

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Suing the Crown: A Small Door Opens

Can you sue the Crown after your criminal charges are dropped or dismissed? The Supreme Court of Canada has just made it easier to do so. In the case of Ivan…

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Can the Police Lie to Me?

Yes, they can. Most people who grow up in a peaceful, law-abiding society are raised to trust the police to look after the well-being of its citizens. Such trust is well-placed,…

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Legalized Piracy: The Abuse of Civil Forfeiture Laws

It is easy to forget that piracy was once a state-sanctioned activity. Centuries ago, English “privateers” attacked Spanish ships laden with gold, enriching themselves and the royal Crown in the process.…

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The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled decisively against the government’s attempts to undermine long-standing legal principles. Those principles balance the rights of individuals to life, liberty and security of the…

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Defence Group Lawyer Wins Jury Trial In Sex Assault Case

Managing Director of The Defence Group, Arun S. Maini, has practised criminal law for twenty years. As a former federal prosecutor and former Crown attorney, he knows a thing or two…

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Showdown on Sentencing Law in Canada

The Defence Group’s managing director, Arun S. Maini, was recently interviewed by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record newspaper about a major showdown between the government and the courts on their “tough-on-crime” agenda (click…

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Defending Against Unfair Domestic Assault Policies: Part 1

The domestic assault lawyers at The Defence Group fight every day against the automatic imposition of “one size fits all” policies by the government in domestic violence cases. These “zero tolerance”…

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Defending Domestic Assault Cases at The Defence Group

The domestic assault lawyers at The Defence Group regularly monitor changes to government policies on domestic assault. These policies affect how our bail hearing lawyers present their case in court, and…

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