August 28th, 2017

R v Saretzky, 2017 Lethbridge Court of Queen’s Bench per Tilleman, J:

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Accused confessed to police to the murder of a woman while he was a prisoner at a jail charged with two other murders. Police met with the accused in jail. 10(b) rights not provided, as the accused was told by police that he was not detained, and that he could leave the interview room inside … Read More.

May 1st, 2017

R v Blanchard, 2017 ABQB 271 per Macklin, J:

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Accused convicted of various offences including aggravated sexual assault. Accused alleged breaches of s. 7 (and other Charter rights), and sought a stay of proceedings, or reduction in sentence, given his treatment while at the Edmonton Remand Centre. Issue regarding what forms of evidence were admissible in seeking to establish the alleged breaches. Held: Canadian … Read More.