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Nude Video Chats Are Voyeurism
In a recent criminal case two people were involved in a long distance romantic relationship and they engaged in intimate webcam video chat. Both people were naked. Both knew they were on video.
Canada
18 Jun 2019
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Canada Supreme Court Rules That Privacy is Not An "All-or-Nothing Concept"
At trial, Mr. Jarvis admitted he had surreptitiously made the video recordings but the trial judge acquitted him because he was not satisfied the recordings were made for a sexual purpose.
Canada
27 Mar 2019
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When Should The Survivor Of A Sexual Assault Seek The Advice Of A Civil Lawyer?
Sexual assault is a traumatic event; one that can strip away one's trust in the legal system.
Canada
22 Mar 2018
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Lorne Wolfson Discusses Achieving Third Party Settlements When Criminal Charges Are Involved In
Many family law cases have parallel criminal proceedings. These proceedings may arise from events related to the family law case (domestic assaults, harassment, breach of court orders, etc.)...
Canada
15 Mar 2018
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Achieving Third Party Settlements When Criminal Charges Are Involved
Many family law cases have parallel criminal proceedings. These proceedings may arise from events related to the family law case (domestic assaults, harassment, breach of court orders, etc.) or be totally unrelated.
Canada
8 Mar 2018
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Improving The Legal Experience Of Sexual Assault Survivors
Here in Canada the way police and judges respond to sexual assault cases is also coming to the fore.
Canada
28 Dec 2017
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Cracking Down On A Bad Coin Offering
The SEC was also able to obtain an emergency court order to freeze the assets of PlexCorps, Lacroix and Paradis-Royer.
Canada
12 Dec 2017
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Appeal Of $24K Damages Award Against Assault Complainant
A Niagara woman is appealing a judgement requiring her to pay almost $24,000 to her ex-boyfriend who she says sexually assaulted her.
Canada
4 Sep 2017
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Ontario Disability Support Program Changes Help Abuse Survivors
The Ontario Government has made changes to social assistance programs that will provide increased support to sexual abuse survivors.
Canada
22 Aug 2017
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"Stealthing" And The Law: Is It Sexual Assault?
"Stealthing" is the new sexual assault — a crime by any other name, say Canadian lawyers — that adds another twist to current issues of consent in cases of sexual violence.
Canada
19 Jul 2017
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Ontario Divisional Court Reviews Priorities Among Mortgagees That Were Victims Of Mortgage Fraud
In a recent decision, CIBC Mortgages Inc. v Computershare Trust Co. of Canada (2016 ONSC 7094 (Div. Ct.), the Ontario Divisional Court dealt with a priority dispute between innocent mortgagees...
Canada
12 May 2017
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Jail Time for Health & Safety Violations – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video (Video Content)
In a landmark decision released in January 2016, the Ontario Court sentenced a project manager to 3.5 years in prison in relation to a scaffold collapse...
Canada
20 Sep 2016
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Can A Director Be Held Personally Liable For Misrepresentations Made During A Real Estate "Flip"?
Canadian Courts impose a duty on parties to a real estate transaction not to lie or mislead one another about the true nature of the transaction taking place.
Canada
2 Mar 2016
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Real Estate Law Update, June 2015
Much has been written about the flags of mortgage fraud, with a description of flags often buried in articles not read very carefully.
Canada
26 Jun 2015
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Tougher Penalties For Child Predators Act
Sexual abuse of children is a worldwide epidemic that must be fought on a number of fronts including legislation.
Canada
26 May 2015
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Legal Proceedings: Civil Or Criminal?
Sometimes legal proceedings can be an important part of a survivor’s healing journey. As a civil lawyer, I am often asked by clients whether it is better to pursue criminal charges or a civil lawsuit.
Canada
16 Dec 2014
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Disclosure Of Wiretap Communications In A Civil Proceeding
The Supreme Court of Canada has held that a party in a civil proceeding can request disclosure of wiretap communications intercepted by the state during a criminal investigation.
Canada
12 Nov 2014
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Concurrent Criminal And Civil Cases: Making The Most Of Evidence
A jury awarded almost $3 million in the family of a dentist who suffered a fatal head injury when he was pushed to the ground in the parking lot of the Atherly Arms Hotel in Orillia.
Canada
4 Nov 2014
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