In R v Goldfinch, The Supreme Court re-examined Canadian rape shield laws. The Court provided examples of when a victim’s prior sexual activity was admissible.Read More
Blog - Topic: Sexual Assault
The law surrounding sexual assault has evolved in recent decades. In R v R.V., the Supreme Court further developed the rules on cross-examining complainants of sexual assault.Read More
Police Information and Vulnerable Sector Checks: Who Can Access your Information and What Can They Do with It?
A recent 2019 decision from Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench, Edmonton Police Service (EPS) v Alberta, considered the information available in police record checks.Read More
The issue of mistaken belief about an individual’s age as it relates to sexual offences against minors has been readily debated, and not just amongst the legal community.Read More