Archive for January, 2014

Drinking and driving appeal decision doesn’t address problematic reasoning by trial judge

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Toronto criminal lawyer Tushar Pain tells The Lawyers Weekly that it’s unfortunate the appeal judge who upheld a conviction in a drunk driving case didn’t address how the trial judge could have been satisfied that the demand for a breathalyzer had been made. Read the rest here.

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The state of the law on driving impaired by drugs

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Toronto criminal lawyer Tushar Pain writes in Lawyers Weekly that he hopes a definitive decision from a higher court will come soon on recent changes to the Criminal Code.  Read more here.

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John Howard Society steps up to offer bail supervision program

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The decision by the government to provide a bail verification and supervision program in 17 communities across Ontario is certainly positive as it provides another option to being detained in custody… read more here.

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