Archive for April, 2018

Archive for April, 2018

10 people dead, several injured in mass homicide in Toronto

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Monday April 30, 2018.

A 25-year-old Toronto man is in police custody after killing several pedestrians by driving a van onto a busy city sidewalk. The recent incident, which garnered worldwide attention, left 10 Ontario residents dead and several others injured, some seriously. The accused has been charged with 10 counts of first degree murder and 14 counts of attempted murder. Authorities are still investigating the incident, which happened on one of the busiest streets in...
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Understanding Ontario’s marijuana laws and potential changes

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Monday April 23, 2018.

Since each province will ultimately be responsible for establishing its own rules, things could especially be confusing in cities and areas that are located on the borders of multiple provinces. Some speculate that cross-border trips might become frequent if marijuana laws are much less restrictive in a neighboring province. Current laws and possible future regulations in Ontario It appears that Quebec and Alberta plan to set 18 as the legal...
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Man in arranged marriage charged with sexual assault of wife

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Monday April 16, 2018.

A Toronto man in an arranged marriage is on trial for allegedly assaulting his wife. He has been charged with 10 counts of sexual assault, one count of uttering threats and three counts of assault. His parents, who are also Ontario residents, are also facing charges of uttering threats, with his mother also being charged with assault. All have pleaded not guilty. The marriage between the accused and his wife in 2015...
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Sexual assault: Questioning the honesty of accusers

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Monday April 09, 2018.

Many people are standing up and speaking out about assault, while others are questioning whether all the accusations are on the up and up. Accusing someone of sexual assault is not to be taken lightly, but -- as certain instances have shown -- accusers can't always be believed 100 per cent either. In fact, an Ontario female police commissioner has groomed her force to not always believe alleged sexual assault victims. Police,...
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