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Oshawa JP Seeks to Quash Misconduct Finding

Canadian Lawyer Magazine reports that a justice of the peace previously reprimanded for sexually harassing several court clerks is seeking to quash a decision of the Justices of the Peace Review Council, in which he was found him guilty of misconduct. Justice of the Peace Errol Massiah filed the claim Jan. 30. His factum states […]

Legal Word of the Day: “Investigative Detention”

“Investigative Detention” – Police officers may detain an individual if there are reasonable grounds to suspect in all the circumstances that the individual is connected to a particular crime and that the detention is reasonably necessary on an objective view of the circumstances. Investigative Detention can trigger Charter rights issues under ss. 8, 9, 10(a) […]

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