Bail Reviews

Pursuant to s. 525(1) CCC where an accused is charged with an indictable offence and detained pending trial, he is entitled to a bail review unless he is also detained on another matter. The ‘person having custody’ of him is required to apply to a judge to fix a date for hearing after 90 […]

By | July 21st, 2016|

O’Connor Applications – Disclosure of Records Controlled by Third Parties

Disclosure such as disciplinary records and other potentially relevant information in the possession of the police or other Crown agency that does not fall within the scope of first party disclosure is governed by the O’Connor third party production rules. The O’Connor procedure provides a general common law mechanism for production of any record beyond […]

By | July 11th, 2016|

June BC Take Five Case Summaries with Counsel Comments

Please click here for the June issue of BC Take Five, summarizing what they have selected as the five most interesting cases from the British Columbia Court of Appeal in May.

This Month’s Cases:

  • Corporations; Oppression; Disclosable Interest; Mineral Exploration ~ With Counsel Comments
  • Wills and Estates; Presumption of Undue Influence; Proprietary Estoppel ~ With 2 Counsel Comments
  • Intoxicated Driving; […]
By | July 8th, 2016|