Archive for March, 2016

Archive for March, 2016

Joseph Neuberger provides insight on recent sex assault case

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Wednesday March 30, 2016.

In our last post we wrote about the decision recently reached in the trial of former CBC radio host, Jian Ghomesh. In that post we provided information regarding why the justice reached the decision he did. Since the decision, the verdict has been the focus of many conversations both in the community as well as in the media. Our own Joseph Neuberger has been providing commentary on the trial to multiple...
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Former radio host acquitted of sexual assault charges

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Friday March 25, 2016.

In an earlier post we wrote about the sexual assault trial of a former radio host. The man was facing multiple charges in connection with three different women. Specifically he was charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking. At trial the man admitted to engaging in sex he characterized as “rough” but claimed the women who accused him of the criminal acts, consented to the activity....
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Failure of police to follow rules could lead to acquittal

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drunk Driving on Friday March 18, 2016.

In many cases impaired driving charges follow the administration of a blood alcohol test. Even when such a test appears to show that someone is intoxicated it is possible that the accused could be acquitted of the charges. This is illustrated by the outcome of a recent case involving a dump truck crash that occurred in 2014. The Burlington Skyway crash occurred when the dump truck’s raised rear box ran into...
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When might an impaired driving charge be dropped?

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday March 10, 2016.

It is fair to say that most people are aware that driving while impaired is against the law. Because of this, many people who face the charge did not engage in the behavior knowingly. It is possible they thought they were fine to get behind the wheel and operate a vehicle. When such a charge is laid by the Crown, the specifics of the case will be relevant to the...
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People from all backgrounds could face criminal charges

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Wednesday March 09, 2016.

It is fair to say that no one wants to be involved in a criminal case. The criminal justice system is complex and confusing. If not navigated correctly, serious consequences could be the outcome. Because of this it is in the best interest of anyone who finds they are in this situation to work with a lawyer who understands those complexities and how to navigate them. This is true regardless...
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Seizing information found in smartphones

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Uncategorized on Monday March 07, 2016.

Throughout the Greater Toronto Area, residents rely upon their cellphones for communication. Whether that communication takes the form of talking, texting or email, few who have smartphones can likely imagine going back to a time when they were not available to use. Their popularity has ramifications in many different parts of life including criminal investigations. Specifically, questions have arisen regarding what information contained within the phone is discoverable to law...
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