Posts Tagged 'drug possession'

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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Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Absolute Discharge For Importing Khat

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In the recent decision of R v. Tina Maria DeSousa , the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a trial judge’s decision in granting an absolute discharge to a young woman who pleaded guilty to importing 34 kilograms of “khat” into Canada.  The estimated street value was $17,000.  There was a joint submission before the trial judge by lawyers from both sides recommending a conditional sentence (or house arrest).  The trial judge decided to undercut this position and, instead, granted Ms ...

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Andrew, Toronto | Client and Colleague Testimonials for Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

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“Tushar helped me through a very difficult time in my life, and he did so with patience, dedication, and a genuine desire to put my mind at ease during the whole process. He was available to answer my questions when I needed him, and got me the outcome that I desired.

Andrew, Toronto”

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Irene Under, Mississauga | Client and Colleague Testimonials for Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

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“Tushar brings character to the legal profession.”
“My experience with Tushar was very positive. Tushar is good at the profession he chose. He brings character to the legal profession. Tushar is very understanding and an easy person to talk to. He’s very sensitive. I was helping someone who was charged with a criminal offence. We talked about a number of things not related to this case. Tushar is a very nice person, both in and out of work. He’s ...

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M.M., Toronto | Client and Colleague Testimonials for Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

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Tushar,
Thanks for all your help. Ruben did buy a car, and I hope he puts this hard lesson learned to good work going forward. I read the Judge’s decision and was very pleased to know that he did listen to the testimonies and saw through the discrepancies, and that justice was truly served. Thanks again for all your hard work.

M.M.(Ruben’s mother), Toronto

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R. v. Colin Coolidge | Client and Colleague Testimonials for Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

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If you are fortunate in life you have the opportunity to meet some good people. If you are very fortunate – you have the opportunity to meet a few exceptional people. In retaining and using the services of Tushar Pain I was in the very fortunate category.

I am a senior executive with a major firm who found myself facing criminal prosecuction. I did extensive research in my quest for the best possible legal counsel. In the search for legal ...

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R. v. R.M. | Examples Of Favourable Verdicts

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Case Name:
R. v. Miller

Between
Her Majesty the Queen, and
Ruben Miller
[2006] O.J. No. XXXX
2006 ONCJ XXXX
Court File Nos. Toronto 1200222 and 1200222

Ontario Court of Justice
J.A. RENIER J.

Heard: August 28 and October 6, 2006.
Judgment: November 24, 2006.
(63 paras.)
Counsel:
Megan Kreuk for the Crown
Tushar K. Pain for Ruben Miller
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¶ 1 J.A. RENIER J.:— Ruben Miller stands charged with three offences, allegedly perpetrated on 28 August 2005, in Toronto:
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R. v. D.T. | Examples Of Favourable Verdicts

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Indexed as:
R. v. D.T.

Between
Her Majesty the Queen, (applicant/appellant), and
D.T., L.D. and E.S.,
(respondents), and
C.J.P. and Legal Aid Ontario, (interveners)

[2001] O.J. No. 1073
Docket Nos. C28258, C28259 and C28605

Ontario Court of Appeal
Toronto, Ontario
Doherty, Goudge and Simmons JJ.A.

Heard: March 2, 2001.
Judgment: March 28, 2001.
(11 paras.)

On appeal from the sentences imposed by Justice J. David McCombs dated September 8, 1997.

Counsel:
D.D. Graham Reynolds, Q.C., for the appellant.
Tushar K. Pain, for the intervener, C.J.P.
Lee David ...

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