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When considering the Canadian Criminal Code, there are many questions to be answered. We aim to create legal resources to answer your pressing questions and update you with our posts.

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Public Intoxication

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12th of July 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

When drinking in Calgary's parks this summer under the new pilot program, what should you know about public intoxication laws?

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Child Custody & Criminal Charges

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17th of June 2021

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By: West Legal Team

Can criminal charges affect child custody battles? Learn more about it in our guest blog here.

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prosecutor Versus Defence

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10th of June 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What's the difference between a prosecutor and a defence lawyer? Which do you need when you're facing charges?

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Impact of racially diverse juries

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14th of May 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What are racially diverse juries and what is the impact of having them? Read more about racially diverse juries here.

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Preventing Name Changes

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13th of May 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

New proposed changes to legislation could stop high-risk offenders from seeking name changes. Is this a good idea?

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What is hate speech?

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22nd of April 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is considered hate speech under the law? Can you face charges for exercising your freedom of speech?

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Is Sex Work Legal?

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21st of April 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

Is sex work legal in Canada? What are the criminal charges for being a sex worker or purchasing sexual services?

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Emergency Protection Orders

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8th of April 2021

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By: West Legal Team

What are Emergency Protection Orders and who is eligible to receive one? How do they protect vulnerable people from family violence?

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Online Threats & CRiminal Charges

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4th of April 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

Can you face criminal charges when you’re uttering threats online? What do you do when you’re facing charges? 

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Can I Deny A Jury trial?

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23rd of March 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is a jury trial? Do you have the right to deny a jury trial when you’re facing charges?

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Double Jeopardy

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12th of March 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is double jeopardy, and does Canada have double jeopardy laws to protect people facing charges?

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Domestic Assault & SExual Assault

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17th of March 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

When you’re being charged in a sexual assault case, it can feel like all hope is lost. It isn’t, we are here to help.

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ALL HOPE Is not Lost

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12th of February 2021

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By: Jillian Williamson

When you’re being charged in a sexual assault case, it can feel like all hope is lost. It isn’t, we are here to help.

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What Is The Sex Offenders' List?

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16th of February 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is the sex offenders’ list, and how does it work? How long do you need to stay registered?

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What IS Revenge Porn?

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15th of February 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is revenge porn, and are there criminal charges for nonconsensual porn in Canada?

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Date Rape & Criminal Charges

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14th of February 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is date rape, and are there criminal charges for date rape and possessing date rape drugs?

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What Are Sex Crimes?

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13th of February 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What are sex crimes, and how can being charged with a sex crime change your life?

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Covid-19 & The Changing Tide

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25th of January 2021

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By: West Legal Team

How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed how law is practiced in courts and law firms.

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What IS Legal Technology?

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11th of January 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is legal technology, and how will it benefit and change my experience working with a lawyer?

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Hiring A Local Lawyer

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10th of January 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

Why should you hire a local defence lawyer, and what are the benefits of hiring local versus a non-local lawyer?

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WHAT IS A VIRTUAL LAW FIRM?

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9th of January 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is a virtual law firm, how do they work, and what are the benefits of choosing a virtual firm over a traditional one?

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What Is Child Pornography?

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8th of January 2021

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What does the law view as child pornography, and what type of charges can you face regarding child porn?

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What Is Reasonable Doubt?

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21st of December 2020

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By: Jillian Williamson

What is reasonable doubt? How does your criminal defence lawyer use it to build your defence?

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Shoplifting Charges

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20th of December 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What are shoplifting charges, and what are the criminal punishments for shoplifting in Canada?

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Assault Charges

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19th of December 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What are assault charges and what should you do if you’re charged in an assault case?

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What Is A Retainer?

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14th of December 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is a legal retainer? Why is my lawyer asking me to pay a retainer before we work together?

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CERB Fraud & Charges

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12th of December 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What are the legal consequences for committing CERB fraud, and what should you do if you’re being charged?

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Collaborating With West Legal

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1st of December 2020

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By: West Legal Team

Guest post by the West Legal team introducing their firm, and our collaboration to bring different law perspectives to our respective websites.

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Consent & Capacity To Consent

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24th of November 2020

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By: Jillian Williamson

Exploring legal rulings around the ideas of consent and the capacity to consent, specifically in the case of R v Kishayinew, 2020 SCC 34.

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False Accusations

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24th of November 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What can you do when you are falsely accused of committing a crime? First steps and how to protect your innocence.

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Theft Versus Roberry

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23rd of November 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What is the difference between theft and robbery? How do the criminal charges differ between these two crimes?

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What IS Charity Fraud

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19th of November 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What can you do when you are falsely accused of committing a crime? First steps and how to protect your innocence.

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Diligence, Doing Right & Ingenuity

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18th of November 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

Jillian Williamson explores Atul Gawande’s , Better: A Surgeon’s Note on Performance, and diligence, doing right and ingenuity in criminal law.

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Understanding Bail & Bail Eligibility

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16th of November 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

How do you get someone out on bail? Exploring bail and bail eligibility in Alberta.

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Custody & Release Process

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30th of October 2020

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By: Jillian Williamson

Understanding the custody and release process in reference to R v Reilly, 2020 SCC 27.

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What To Do When Charged

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30th of October 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

First steps for after you’ve been charged with a crime.

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Why Self Representation Is Ineffective

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21st of October 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

Why is self representation highly ineffective?

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Hiring The Right Defence Lawyer

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21st of October

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By: Ross Lutz Team

Why is it essential to hire the right criminal defence lawyer for your case?

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Should I Act as a Surety

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21st of Ocotber 2020

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By: Ross Lutz Team

What can you do when you are falsely accused of committing a crime? First steps and how to protect your innocence.

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The Future Of Impaired Driving

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14th of October 2020

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By: Matthew Deshaye

Understanding the discussions around decriminalizing impaired driving.

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Overgeneralizations & Mythical Sterotypical Reasoning

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18th of September 2020

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By: Jillian Williamson

R v Roth 2020 BCAA 240 and how stereotypical lines of questioning can work in your defence.

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