This article originally appeared in the May 23, 2003, issue of The Lawyers Weekly
On April 16, 2003, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in R v. Brown,  O.J. No. 1251, which deals with the occurrence of racial profiling by the police during investigation, detention and arrest. It also addresses the trial judges handling of the Charter application based on the allegation of racial profiling raised by the accused.
On November 1, 1999, Constable Olson, a Metro Toronto ...Continue Reading →