June 8th, 2018

Accused’s Spontaneous Statements When Released Not Covered By Right To Counsel – R v Brazeau, 2018 Alberta Court Of Appeal

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Appeal from convictions for flight from police, impaired and dangerous driving, and robbery. Following a chase, police located vehicle in a ditch and the appellant beside it. Appellant was chartered and cautioned and indicated he wanted to speak with a lawyer at the police station. Appellant was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries, … Read More.

May 6th, 2017

R v Cumming, 2017 ABPC 80 per LeGrandeur, PCJ:

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Accused was a police officer who was charged with offences including possession of marihuana. Accused was arrested at his home, and asserted his right to counsel. Minutes later a police officer spoke with the accused (without asking specific questions), and the accused made admissions and agreed to a consent search of his residence. Police were … Read More.