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IMPAIRED DRIVING

IMPAIRED DRIVING CASE SUCCESSES

  • R. V. R.P. (OLD CITY HALL, TORONTO)
    • Charges: Over 80
    • Strategy: Seek exclusion of evidence based on violation of client’s constitutional rights under s. 8 and 9 of the Charter of Rights.
    • Result: Application successful. Charges dismissed.
  • R. V. A.M. (ORANGEVILLE)
    • Charges: Impaired, Over 80
    • Strategy: Notice filed to exclude breath readings based on violation of client’s constitutional rights.
    • Result: Application successful. Charges dismissed by trial judge.
  • R. V. A.S. (NEWMARKET)
    • Charges: Impaired Driving, Over 80
    • Strategy: Application to stay charges based on violation of client’s right to be tried within a reasonable time as mandated by s. 11(b) of the Charter of Rights
    • Result: Charges stayed by trial judge.
  • R. V. S.K. (NEWMARKET)
    • Charges: Impaired by Drug
    • Strategy: Point to Crown to frailties in its case, including failure to read demand and lengthy detention of client in rear of vehicle while awaiting evaluating officer to arrive on scene
    • Result: Charge dropped by Crown prior to trial.
  • R. V. R.M. (1911 EGLINTON, TORONTO)
    • Charges: Impaired Driving, Over 80
    • Strategy: Convince Crown Attorney that client’s right to be tried within a reasonable time will be violated if continue with prosecution.
    • Result: Charges withdrawn by Crown.
  • R. V. P.S. (OSHAWA)
    • Charges: Over 80
    • Strategy: Identify police violations of client’s constitutional rights and seek exclusion of evidence pursuant to Charter of Rights.
    • Result: Application granted. All charges dismissed.
  • R. V. M.G. (NEWMARKET)
    • Charges: Over 80
    • Strategy: Application brought to stay charges based on violation of client’s right to tried within reasonable time as required by s. 11(b) of the Charter of Rights.
    • Result: Charge stayed by trial judge.
  • R. V. R.P. (OLD CITY HALL, TORONTO)
    • Charges: Over 80
    • Strategy: Seek exclusion of evidence based on violation of client’s constitutional rights under s. 8 and 9 of the Charter of Rights.
    • Result: Application successful. Charges dismissed.
  • R. V. C.J. (1000 FINCH, TORONTO)
    • Charges: Over 80.
    • Strategy: Cross-exam arresting officer at trial respecting delay in conducting roadside breath test.
    • Result: Trial judge agrees test not administered “as soon as practicable. Client found not guilty.
  • R. V. N.G. (KITCHENER)
    • Charges: Over 80
    • Strategy: Seek exclusion of breath results based on police breaching client’s rights to counsel pursuant to s. 10(b) of the Charter of Rights
    • Result: Application granted. All charges dismissed by trial judge.
  • R. V. S.G. (1000 FINCH, TORONTO)
    • Charges: Over 80
    • Strategy: Identify issue with delay in seizure of client’s breath samples at the police station.
    • ResultClient acquitted of all charges.
  • R. V. S.Q. (BRAMPTON)
    • Charges: Over 80
    • Strategy: Argue that police violated client’s constitutional rights and evidence should be excluded
    • Result: Application successful. All charges dismissed.
  • R. V. K.F. (1911 EGLINTON, TORONTO)
    • Charges: Over 80
    • Strategy: Point Crown Attorney to police violation of client’s constitutional rights.
    • Result: All charges withdrawn prior to trial.
  • R. V. Z.K. (OWEN SOUND)
    • Charges: Impaired, Over 80
    • Strategy: Argue that Crown failed to prove that breath samples were seized “as soon as practicable”
    • Result: Trial judge agrees. Not guilty.