This week, we're having a timely discussion about bail law, featuring Toronto criminal lawyer, Trevin David. Topics: Bill C-48 and proposed reverse onus; excessive delays for bail hearings; caselaw post-Antic. This program contains 40 minutes of substantive content for the Law Society of Ontario's CPD requirements.
⚫ What will Bill C-48's reverse onus for bail matters impact existing systemic issues in the criminal justice system ? (7:06) ⚫ How are courts ruling on matters involving excessive delay for bail hearings? (18:41)⚫ How has the caselaw (and legislation) evolved in response to the 'ladder principle' for bail decisions? (29:05)⚫ Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (38:23)🔵 How does the bail system in America compare to that in Canada? (39:16)🔵 Many critics have maintained that Canada’s bail system is “broken”. Is this an accurate statement and, if so, how can it be fixed? (43:35)🔵 How does the Legal Aid system (including funding) impact the fairness and efficiency of the criminal justice system?🔵 What role do you think collegiality plays within the criminal law bar?✨ Read the full episode transcript HERE ✨ Learn more about the topics/cases on the Lawyered website✨ Help to declutter the law on the Lawyered crowdfunding page