The Lawdawg in the Courts

The Lawdawg has been to Court once or twice –

these are some of the decisions the Lawdawg has been part of:

2016:

R. v. McFadden, 2016 (not yet cited in NWTC)

 

R. v. Durocher, 2016 NWTSC 17 (CanLII) — 2016-03-04 – cross-examination — inconsistencies — premature end — defence — witness

 

R. v. Durocher, 2016 NWTSC 16 (CanLII) — 2016-03-04 – similar fact evidence — sexual assault — anal intercourse — probative

 

R. v. Betsidea, 2016 NWTSC 5 (CanLII) — 2016-01-14 – specified in the undertaking — detention — current charge — person

 

2015:

 

R. v. St. John, 2015 NWTSC 57 (CanLII) — 2015-09-25 – placement of the screen — witness — courtroom — jury — reviewability

 

R. v.Corrigal, 2015 NWTSC 22 (CanLII) — 2015-05-13 – parole ineligibility — sentencing — pre-sentence report — violence — yesterday

 

R.v. Bourque, 2015 NWTSC 48 (CanLII) — 2015-10-01 – friends — will — sentence — manslaughter — family

 

R. v. S.J.(M.), 2015 NWTSC 43 (CanLII) — 2015-08-13 – victim — sentencing — jury — sexual assault — time

 

R. v. Prodromidis, 2015 NWTTC 24 (CanLII) — 2015-11-26 – officers — fine — sentencing — obstructing — lobster

 

R. v. Bill Prodromidis, 2015 NWTTC 18 (CanLII) — 2015-10-06 – obstruction — safety officer — ferry — engaged in carrying — execution of his duty

 

R. v. K.K., 2015 NWTTC 16 (CanLII) — 2015-07-31 – sentencing circle — officers — imprisonment — residence — door

 

Olson (Re), 2015 CanLII 65239 (NWT LS) — 2015-06-25 – Law Society NWT – professional misconduct — conduct deserving of discipline

 

R. v. Angel Anne Martel, 2015 NWTTC 4 (CanLII) — 2015-03-10 – purse — crack cocaine — powder cocaine — baggies — grams

 

R. v. J.D., 2015 NWTTC 6 (CanLII) — 2015-04-07 – 4-year-old victim — major sexual assault — offence — four-year starting point — shed

 

2014:

 

R. v. St. Germaine, 2014 NWTSC 52 (CanLII) — 2014-07-30 – charged with sexual assault — interview — caution — police — told

 

R. v. Gargan, 2014 NWTSC 62 (CanLII) — 2014-09-17 – alcohol — assault — pre-sentence report — violence — victim

 

R. v. Matthew Jager, 2014 NWTTC 20 (CanLII) — 2014-07-18 – crack cocaine — trafficking — sentence — drug — proceeds

 

R v. Nadli, 2014 NWTSC 71 (CanLII) — 2014-07-11 – victim — sentencing — remand — guilty plea — offence

 

R. v. Nadli, 2014 NWTSC 47 (CanLII) — 2014-07-11 – remand time — bail — credit — sentencing — assault causing bodily harm

 

R. v. Clarke, 2014 NWTSC 53 (CanLII) — 2014-05-26 – drinking — will — probation — sexual assault — alcohol

 

R. v. Gary Stephen Wedawin, 2014 NWTTC 14 (CanLII) — 2014-05-13 – qualified technician — alcohol — blood — approved instrument —

 

R. v. Wanazah, 2014 NWTSC 64 (CanLII) — 2014-09-22 – probation — weapon — assault — victims — will

 

Chwyl v Law Society of Nunavut, 2014 NUCJ 9 (CanLII) — 2014-03-31 – choice — mobility — non-resident lawyers — legal — bail

 

2013:

 

R. v. Vernon Frederick Firth, 2013 NWTTC 16 (CanLII) — 2013-08-15 – drunk tank — prisoners — cell — sentencing — bedding

 

R. v. Lepine, 2013 NWTSC 19 (CanLII) — 2013-02-27 – pre-sentence report — victim — sentence — major sexual assault — aggravating

 

R. v. G.S., 2013 NUCA 5 (CanLII) — 2013-03-01 – evidence — alcohol — drinking history — anonymized — blackouts

 

R. v. Joseph Kenny, 2013 NWTTC 18 (CanLII) — 2013-08-26 – information — shipments — known to sell drugs — edited — confidential informant

 

2012:

 

R. v. Lepine, 2012 NWTSC 87 (CanLII) — 2012-12-11 – convictions — jury — record — probative — credibility

 

R. v. W.A., 2012 NUCJ 12 (CanLII) — 2012-06-27 – firearms — seizure — assault — residence — search

 

R. v. Kringuk, 2012 NUCJ 20 (CanLII) — 2012-11-19 period of parole ineligibility — life — abuse — rifle — anger

 

2011:

 

R. v. Oakoak, 2011 NUCA 4 (CanLII) — 2011-07-14 – sentencing — jail term — aboriginal — offender — spouse

 

2010:

 

R. v. K.A., 2010 NUCJ 21 (CanLII) — 2010-10-18 – assault — front door — forced intercourse — panties — bedroom

 

2009:

 

R. v. Akana, 2009 NUCJ 18 (CanLII) — 2009-06-17 – aggravated assault — detention — presumption of innocence — bodily harm —tertiary ground

 

2008:

 

R. v. Koaha, 2008 NUCA 1 (CanLII) — 2008-03-26 – interpreter — sentence — jail — translated — answers

 

2007:

 

R. v. Lafrance, 2007 NUCJ 21 (CanLII) — 2007-08-17 – bottle was thrown — hit — dashboard — seat — seating

 

R. v. Haniliak, 2007 NUCJ 3 (CanLII) — 2007-01-16 – offender — report to his probation officer — sentence — challenges — intoxicants

 

R. v. Tessier, 2007 NUCA 5 (CanLII) — 2007-10-22 – reasonable steps — sexual activity — ascertain — extricable error — question

 

2006:

 

R. v. Amegainek, 2006 NUCJ 2 (CanLII) — 2006-02-22 – agreed statement of facts — guilty plea — pre-sentence report — circuit — breach of probation

 

2005:

 

R. v. Hakungak, 2005 NUCA 5 (CanLII) — 2005-10-11 – hearsay — navut — isno — ajury — cross-examination

 

R. v. Wiseman, 2005 NUCJ 20 (CanLII) — 2005-10-07 – circuit — delay — defence — police — breach

 

R. v. Klengenberg et al., 2005 NUCJ 19 (CanLII) — 2005-09-14 – legal aid — caution — detainee — conscripted — preliminary legal advice

 

R. v. Horne, 2005 ONCJ 333 (CanLII) — 2005-05-06 – sealing — must be most zealously guarded — variation — editing — warrant

 

1990 – 2003:

This is a list of the Lawdawg’s litigation work in Ontario

 

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