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Understanding Your Rights: Section 11(c) and Section 7 in Canadian Law

Understanding the complexities of legal rights in criminal proceedings is essential for anyone engaged with the justice system. In this blog post, we’ll focus on two pivotal aspects of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Section 11(c) – Protection against testimonial compulsion, and Section 7 – Right Against Self-Incrimination.  […]


Understanding the Charge of “Overcoming Resistance to Commission of Offence”

The charge of “Overcoming Resistance to Commission of Offence” is a critical component of Canadian criminal law, especially in cases involving aggravated forms of assault and sexual assault.  What is “Overcoming Resistance to Commission of Offence”? Section 246 of the Criminal Code defines Overcoming Resistance to Commission of Offence as […]

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Understanding Your Right to not be compelled to testify against Yourself: A Guide for the Criminally Accused

When facing criminal charges, it’s crucial to understand your rights and particularly the right against being compelled to testify against yourself. This right is enshrined in Section 11(c) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and plays a pivotal role in the criminal justice process.  A related, but separate […]

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Why It’s Crucial to Retain a Criminal Lawyer as Soon as Possible After Being Charged

By understanding the role of a criminal lawyer and the immense benefits of an early legal consultation, you position yourself for the best possible outcome when facing criminal charges. Don’t navigate this challenging time alone; seek the assistance of a criminal defence lawyer immediately and take a vital step towards […]